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Keto Garlic Bread (With Almond Flour)

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This Keto Garlic Bread is an easy low-carb garlic bread recipe with almond flour.

It’s the best cheese-stuffed garlic bread with only 4.3 grams of net carbs per serving.

Plus, the recipe is gluten-free, a yeast-free option is provided, and it’s ready in less than 30 minutes for a quick side dish or appetizer to share with friends.

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Is Classic Garlic Bread Keto?

Classic garlic bread is made with regular all-purpose flour. As a result, it’s very high in carbs, making it not keto-friendly.

Indeed, a portion of classic bread with only 6 grams of net carbs would be about the size of a small battery.

How To Make Keto Garlic Bread

If you miss a classic cheesy garlic bread experience from your regular pizza store, this recipe is the solution!

Behind its fancy look, this keto garlic bread recipe is the easiest you can make at home.

Ingredients

Let’s see what you need to start with this delicious recipe:

  • Almond flour and coconut flour – the combo of these two keto flours creates the best garlic bread texture, so don’t swap for another flour or don’t use just one of them. Learn how to choose your keto flour!
  • Whole psyllium husk – for real bread with a chewy texture, don’t use Metamucil fiber supplements, this is not the same product, and it is not suitable for baking keto bread. It will turn food dry, purple, or blue.
  • Eggs – eggs are low in carbs, making eggs keto-friendly.
  • Salt
  • Garlic – powdered and fresh. Garlic is keto-friendly.
  • Yeast – optional. See the next paragraph about yeast-free garlic bread.
  • Melted butter – or olive oil if desired. Learn why butter is keto.
  • Spices – this is optional, but seasoning the top of your garlic bread with chili flakes and dried oregano makes all the difference.
  • Grated hard cheese – mozzarella is the one that makes the most cheesy strings, but cheddar, Parmesan, or Emmental also are tasty options. Find out how to choose keto-friendly cheese.
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Making The Batter

Start the batter by proofing the yeast. It will make the bread crumbs airier and so much more bread-like.

To do so, pour the dried yeast into a mixing bowl and add some maple syrup and lukewarm water.

Tip: Yeast Eats The Sugar

Maple Syrup is loaded with sugar, but it’s only here to activate and proof the yeast. In lukewarm water, the yeast wakes up and breaks down the sugar into water and carbon dioxide, making bubbles.

Once the yeast has been proofed, combine the dry keto garlic bread ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

Pour the proofed yeast mixture on top of the dry ingredients and combine the batter with a silicone spatula.

When it starts to become too sticky for the spatula, knead the dough with your hands to form a large dough ball.

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Rolling The Dough

This is a gluten-free bread dough, which means that the dough is stickier than regular wheat-based dough.

Consequently, to perfectly roll the dough, you must:

  • Use pieces of parchment paper or silicone mats to encase the dough ball before rolling, or the dough will stick to the rolling pin.
  • Rub the dough ball with olive oil.
  • Brush garlic butter all over the rolled dough but add cheese to half of the dough.
  • Fold as a pocket and pinch borders to seal.
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Serving The Keto Garlic Bread

This garlic bread is a delicious side dish to any grilled meat, fish, or vegetables.

But, it is also an amazing party food idea to share with friends.

The best keto sauces to dip these keto garlic breadsticks are:

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Storage Instructions

This recipe is best served hot and eaten immediately.

But you can of course keep it in the fridge once it has been cooked.

Pop your keto garlic bread in the toaster, oven, or air fryer for a few minutes to reheat.

You can also freeze it for up to 3 months and reheat it in your oven for 5 to 10 minutes.

Allergy Swaps

This Keto Garlic Bread is already low in carbs, gluten-free, and grain-free.

But you can make a few swaps if you have more requirements.

  • Yeast-free: skip the yeast but use the same amount of water. The bread will be less puffy, but still delicious.
  • Coconut-Free: replace the 1/2 cup of coconut flour with an additional 1 cup of almond flour.
  • Psyllium Husk: you can replace the psyllium husk with a flaxseed meal, but the texture won’t be as fluffy.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Many Carbs In Keto Garlic Bread?

This keto garlic bread brings 4.3 grams of net carbs per serving.

How Many Servings Does It Make?

This recipe makes 6 generous servings (cut the garlic bread into 6 large slices or 12 smaller ones).

Is Classic Garlic Bread Keto?

Classic garlic bread is not keto because it typically contains about 30 grams of net carbs per serving which is most likely too much for anyone’s keto macros.

Can I Swap The Butter For Ghee?

Yes, you can swap the butter for ghee or a low-carb vegan butter alternative.

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Keto Garlic Bread

4.3gNet Carbs
4.85 from 363 votes
An easy Keto garlic bread recipe with almonds ready in 30 minutes for a quick side dish or appetizer to share with friends.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Yield: 6 servings
Serving Size: 1 serving

Nutrition

Net Carbs 4.3g
Fat 19g
Protein 8.5g
Calories 257kcal
4.85 from 363 votes
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Ingredients

Proofing yeast

  • 2 teaspoons Dried Yeast or yeast free option, replace by 1/2 tablespoon of baking powder.
  • 2 teaspoons Maple Syrup or inulin (omit this ingredient if you don't use dried yeast)
  • ½ cup Water

Liquid ingredients

Dry ingredients

Garlic butter filling

To roll the dough

To fill the bread

To season the bread

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Instructions

Proofing the yeast – or go to next step for yeast-free recipe

  • Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • If using dry yeast, start by proofing the yeast. Combine dried yeast with maple syrup (don't worry, no sugar will be left in the recipe, the yeast will consume all of it!) and lukewarm water (think bath temperature, not boiling). Stir, set aside 10 minutes until foamy.

Make Dough

  • In a large mixing bowl, add the dry ingredients together: almond flour, coconut flour, psyllium husk, salt, and garlic powder. If you choose to NOT use dried yeast, add 1/2 tablespoon of baking powder to the dry ingredients.
  • Stir well to evenly combine the flours. Set aside.
  • Bring back the bowl with the proofed yeast and beat in the eggs and olive oil. If you didn't use yeast, only beat eggs and olive oil with 1/2 cup of the lukewarm water.
  • Pour the liquid ingredients into the bowl with the flour. Combine with a spatula at first, then knead the dough with your hands, squeezing the dough to activate the fibers from the husk. The dough will be wet at first, and it takes about 90 seconds to form a dough that can be shaped into a ball. It is slightly sticky, so you can rub your hands with 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil.
  • Put the dough ball into the mixing bowl, cover the bowl with a towel, and set it aside at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the melted butter, crushed garlic, and finely chopped parsley. Set aside.
  • Remove towel from the bowl, slightly rub dough ball with 1/2 teaspoon olive oil, then knead dough 30 seconds-1 minute to remove air. Place the dough ball in the center of an oiled piece of parchment paper.
  • Press the dough ball roughly into a thick disk, then drizzle 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil on top of the disc. Press again to shape the dough in an oval shape.
  • Place a piece of parchment paper on top of the dough and roll to extend the oval shape into a thinner oval disc.
  • Peel off the top piece of parchment paper and using a pastry brush/or spoon, spread half the amount of garlic butter all over the rolled dough.
  • Top with grated mozzarella (or cheddar) on half of the dough.
  • Fold the dough into a pocket to encase the cheese and seal the edges.
  • Using a sharp knife, make marks all over the bread without cutting them fully.
  • Brush the rest of the garlic butter on top of the bread and season with chili flakes and dried oregano if desired.
  • Bake the garlic bread at 200°C (400°F) for 1520 minutes or until golden on top and crust forms.
  • Cut into pieces following the marks you made before and serve immediately with a dipping sauce of your choice or as a side dish.
The nutrition panel is for one. The whole bread serves 6 portions. Evenly slice the bread in 6 to create one serving.
Yeast-free option:
You can make this recipe without the yeast. In the ‘yeast proofing’ ingredient list, only keep the lukewarm water and add the water along with eggs and oil with the rest of the dry ingredients. I recommend adding 1/2 tablespoon of baking powder instead of the yeast for a little rise.
Psyllium husk:Don’t use Metamucil fiber supplements in this recipe. It is not the same product as whole psyllium husk fiber. Metamucil is a husk powder that is not suitable for baking keto bread. It will turn food dry, purple, or blue.
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Nutrition Facts
Keto Garlic Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 257 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 6.7g28%
Sugar 2.4g3%
Protein 8.5g17%
Net Carbs 4.3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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    31 Thoughts On Keto Garlic Bread (With Almond Flour)
  1. This looks so good but unfortunately we do not like the taste of coconut do you think this would still turn out using all almond flour or is there an alternative to the coconut flour?

  2. 5 stars
    Love the recipes but would appreciate the number of servings per recipe —seems to be missing on most of your delicious recipes -ex 10 pieces – 1 piece per serving

  3. 5 stars
    Delicious! I put parmesan and mozzarella in mine and shredded parmesan on the top. I sprinkled it with himalayan pink salt and it really brought out the flavor!

  4. 5 stars
    This is the second recipe from your site I have tried and it’s also very good. I added extra garlic, sprinkled sea salt on top and didn’t bother with dip. Kids love it too!

    • You can but the texture might be drier and some powder turns bread blue in color. Also, make sure you don’t buy psyllium husk supplement like metamucil, this is not working in keto baking. Enjoy the recipe, XOXO Carine

    • I didn’t try something else, it is what makes the dough hold together and elastic. Maybe flaxmeal will work but the texture won’t be as soft and the dough might be fragile too. XOXO Carine

    • Thanks SO much ! Always a pleasure to read such beautiful comment in the morning. I can’t wait to see what you are cooking next! Take care, Carine

  5. In the oven right now. Excited to try. Question… How well do these store? Dont plan on keeping them long… Curious if they can be left out for a day or two on the counter covered if we dont finish them all. 🙂 Decided on a late night snack 🙂

    • I kept some on the counter 24 hours or in the fridge and then rewarm in the oven 10 minutes at 150C. Enjoy the treat, XOXO Carine

  6. 5 stars
    This is amazing just made it and ate it over dinner just prefect I make a lot of your recipes they never fail
    Thanks carrine

    • Thanks for the wonderful feedback! I do my best to test and re-test my recipes many times to ensure they work so I am happy you enjoy that. I can’t wait to see your next comment, XOXO Carine.

  7. Looks so yummy and I’m making it tonight to go with our bbq sausages and veges. Only one problem – there is no oven temperature given so I’m going to go with 180degC and hope for the best!

    • So sorry for that, I baked the bread at 200C (400F) until golden on to and crusty. Enjoy the recipe. XOXO Carine

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