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Keto Jimmy John’s Options: 11 Best Low Carb Meals

You might be surprised that although Jimmy John’s specializes in sandwiches and subs, it’s one of our favorite low carb restaurant options if you’re on a keto diet.

Keto at Jimmy John’s is pretty easy. To eat keto or low carb at Jimmy John’s all you have to do is order your Sandwich as an “Unwich”. This is the term for a lettuce wrap instead of bread.

Although you can order any sandwich as an Unwich, not all sandwiches are ideal low carb Jimmy John options. Here are the best low-carb and keto-approved options to order based on the online nutrition information. 

Hunters Club Unwich

The Hunters Club Sandwich is made of double roast beef (sliced), provolone cheese, mayo, fresh lettuce, and tomato on French bread. It’s one of our favorite Jimmy John’s keto options.

However, when you make it an Unwich, it transforms into the perfect low-carb roast beef and lettuce wrap. You will lose the bread and get all the fillings wrapped in lettuce instead.

A Hunters Club Unwhich contains 480 calories, 32g fat, 5g carbs, 2g fiber, and 42g protein. Optionally, you can add a giant pickle for an extra 3g carbs (1g net carbs).

How to order: ask for a Hunters Club Unwhich. Hold any sides or soda. 

Club Lulu

This is another favorite on the Jimmy John’s keto menu. The Club Lulu Sandwich is made of sliced turkey breast, smoked bacon, mayo, fresh lettuce, and tomato on French bread.

Make it an Unwich to ditch the bread and get a delicious low carb stuffed lettuce wrap instead.

A Club Lulu Unwhich contains 340 calories, 24 fat, 5g carbs, 2g fiber, and 22g protein. Optionally, you can add sliced pickles or Provolone cheese for less than 1g extra carbs.

How to order: ask for a Club Lulu Unwhich. Hold any sides or soda. 

Jimmy Cubano

A Jimmy Cubano is made with smoked bacon, sliced smoked ham, and provolone cheese. As an Unwhich you’ll ditch the bread and get it in a lettuce wrap instead.

The Jimmy Cubano Unwich contains 480 calories, 36g fat, 5g carbs, 1g fiber, and 30g protein. Add extra sliced pickles to your order if you like for less than 1g crabs!

How to order: ask for a Jimmy Cubano Unwich with no sides. 

Bootlegger Club

A Bootlegger Club has sliced roast beef, sliced turkey breast, mayo, fresh lettuce, and tomato. Order it as an Unwich to ensure you drop all the carbs from the bread.

The nutritional information for a Bootlegger Club Unwich in a lettuce wrap is: 330 calories, 20g fat, 5g carbs, 2g fiber, and 31g protein.

You can add sliced pickles for less than 1g extra carbs!

How to order: ask for a Bootlegger Club Unwich. Hold any chips or cookies.

Ultimate Porker

It’s probably no surprise that this Sandwich is packed with sliced ham and smoked bacon. It also comes with mayo, fresh tomatoes and lettuce. Don’t forget to Unwich your Porker to make it keto friendly.

If you order it as an Unwich without the bread, it will contain 340 calories, 25g fat, 6g carbs, 2g fiber, and 20g protein.

How to order: ask for an Unwich Ultimate Porker and hold the sides, such as chips and cookies. 

J.J. B.L.T. Unwich

A J.J. B.L.T. sandwich contains bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on French bread. However, if you order it as an unwich, you will reduce most of the carbs.

A J.J. B.L.T. Unwich contains 300 calories, 26 grams of fat, 3 grams of carbs, <1 gram of fiber, and 10 grams of protein.

How to order: ask for a J.J. B.L.T. Unwich. Hold the chips. 

Turkey Tom

Turkey Tom is a crowd pleaser. It features sliced turkey breast mayo, lettuce, and tomato. Since it only has 3g net carbs, feel free to add on sliced pickles or Provolone cheese as extras for less than 1g carbs.

The Turkey Tom Unwich has 250 calories, 17 grams of fat, 5 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, and 15 grams of protein.

How to order: ask for a slim #1 unwich. 

Little John #2

A little John #2 has roast beef, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on French bread. However, if you get it as an Unwich, it will contain 130 calories, 6 grams of fat, 2 grams of carbs, and 9 grams of protein.

How to order: ask for a little John #2 as an Unwich. 

Little John #1 Unwich

A little John #1 sandwich is a smoked ham club that contains ham and provolone lettuce tomato, and mayo on French bread. 

If you get it as an Unwich, it will contain around 180 calories, 10 grams of fat, 3 grams of carbs, and 11 grams of protein.  

How to order: ask for a little John #1 as an Unwich. Hold all sides. Add a few Jimmy peppers.

Little John #5 Unwich

A little John #5 contains salami, capicola, and provolone cheese on French bread with onion, lettuce, tomato, oil and vinegar, and oregano-basil.

If you order it as an Unwich without the French bread, it will contain 170 calories, 8 grams of fat, 4 grams of carbs and 12 grams of protein. 

How to order: ask for a little John #5 Unwich and hold the side chips.

Little John B.L.T.

A little John BLT comes with bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on French bread. The Unwich version has 180 calories, 11g fat, 2g carbs, and 8g protein. 

How to order: ask for a little John B.L.T. Unwich. 

Bonus tip: Jimmy John’s has jumbo-sized pickles that make an excellent low-carb addition to your Unwich. One jumbo pickle contains 20 calories, 0g fat, 3g carbs (1g net carbs), 2g fiber, and 1g protein. Order one of these instead of chips or cookies. 


Conclusion

Jimmy John’s is a good place to grab keto-approved options such as meat and cheese lettuce wrap if you need a low-carb meal. They offer several different types of meat, such as roast beef, salami, turkey, bacon, and capicola. 

Most sandwiches come with a standard French bread. However, you can join Club Unwich and add low-carb toppings, such as tomato, lettuce, bacon, cheese, mayo, and avocado spread. 

Avoid the chips and cookies and opt for a jumbo pickle or tuna salad as your side dish. Safe beverage options include water and unsweetened iced tea.

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Keto Jimmy John’s Options: 11 Best Low Carb Meals
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