10 Best Low-Carb Vegetables, Recommended by Dietitians

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Spinach

Low in carbs and high in nutrients like iron, magnesium, and vitamins A  and C. It's versatile and can be used in salads, omelets, or as a side  dish.

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Broccoli

A cruciferous vegetable rich in fiber, vitamins K and C, and contains very few carbs. It can be roasted, steamed, or stir-fried.

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Bell Peppers

These come in various colors and are relatively low in carbs. They're  also high in vitamin C and can be eaten raw in salads or cooked in  various dishes.

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Zucchini

A summer squash with a mild flavor and low in carbs. It can be  spiralized into noodles (zoodles) as a pasta substitute or sliced for  grilling and roasting.

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Cauliflower

Versatile and can be used as a low-carb alternative to rice, mashed  potatoes, or even pizza crust. It's also high in fiber, vitamins, and  antioxidants.

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Asparagus

Low in carbs and a good source of folate, vitamins A, C, and K. It can be roasted, grilled, or added to omelets and salads.

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Cabbage

Low in carbs and high in vitamin C and fiber. It can be used in salads, coleslaw, stir-fries, or even roasted.

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Relatively low in carbs and high in vitamins C and K. They can be steamed, stir-fried, or sautéed as a side dish.

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Green Beans

Kale

Kale is low-carb, nutrient-rich green for salads, sautés, smoothies, and crispy chips.

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Cucumber

Very low in carbs and calories, cucumbers are refreshing and versatile.  They're high in water content and provide small amounts of vitamins K  and C.

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