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This keto sandwich bread is perfect to replace your lunch sandwiches with, or meal-prep ahead of time to set yourself up for healthy meals. This sandwich bread recipe is also suitable for a paleo diet. This bread is free of gluten and dairy.

I used to make this bread as a 90-second keto bread, which is made in the microwave. But recently I don’t use nor own a microwave anymore. So I made this larger keto bread, that is just as easy and delicious and work as a great substitute for wheat bread, and can be prepared in the oven.

One sandwich has only 6 grams of net carbs.

The ingredients for this keto sandwich bread

Almond flour: Almond flour is the base for this recipe. You can’t substitute with coconut flour. I tried and it failed. Choose a fine, ground, blanched almond flour.

Baking powder: go for a gluten-free baking powder. Make sure to add it, this helps the bread to rise and gives it a nice consistency.

Eggs: In this recipe, you’ll need 3 whole eggs (3 yolks, 3 egg white) and 1 egg white.

Salt: Sea salt or Himalayan salt is recommended.

MCT oil: MCT oil is made from coconuts and works great as a healthy fat to cook or bake with. If you don’t have MCT oil, you can substitute it with melted coconut oil.

KETO SANDWICH BREAD

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 447

Equipment

  • 1 square baking pan
  • parchment paper
  • whisk
  • bowl
  • spoon

Ingredients

Instructions 

  • Add parchment paper to a baking pan en preheat the oven to 345 F / 175 C.
  • Add the almond flour and baking powder to a bowl. Mix and make a little hole in the middle.
  • Add the whole eggs, egg white, salt, and MCT powder to the hole and start whisking.
  • Mix until you have a nice smooth batter.
  • Transfer the batter to the baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes.
  • Take the bread out of the oven en let it cool.
  • Remove the bread from the baking pan en cut into 4 even 'square buns'
  • Then cut the bun in half and enjoy with your favorite toppings.
Calories: 447kcal
Course: Main Course

Nutrition

Serving: 1Square cut in half | Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 40g | Fiber: 5g

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How to store this keto sandwich bread?

You can store it in a ziplock bag for up to 5 days after preparing.

Which size of baking pan do you use?

I used a square pan of 20 x 20 cm. Or you can use one that is square between 7.2 – 8 inches.

Which toppings can I add that are keto-friendly?

There is a whole array of fillings you can add to this sandwich. Here are a few of my favorite combo’s:

  • Romain lettuce – mayo – egg omelet – gouda cheese – tomato – cucumber
  • Cream cheese with herbs – smoked salmon – arugula lettuce
  • Iceberg lettuce – ham – cheese – mayo – sugar-free ketchup – tomato
  • Green pesto – mozzarella cheese – tomato – basil – ham (also great when grilled)

There are so many more combos you can make. This is my go-to sandwich whenever I need a meal on the go. It’s super yummy and filling.

I’m a big fan of easy simple recipes, and this keto creamy pesto chicken is one of them. With only seven ingredients, you can prepare this delicious dish with a minimum amount of effort or cooking skills! This recipe is so easy to prepare and perfect to have a keto-friendly family dinner.