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Top 10 Low Carb Options at Wendy’s For Keto Diet

Have you ever wondered what are the best fast food places near me? With over 7,000 locations, Wendy’s has something for your low-carb diet if you need something occasionally. However, we don’t recommend eating fast-food daily.

They offer freshly made salads, burgers, chicken, breakfast options, and more. Just be sure to watch out for the ever-tempting classic frosty.


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Here are the lowest carb options you can order at Wendy’s, based on the U.S. nutrition information. We’ll also show you what to say when ordering.

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Note: When ordering keto options at Wendy’s, you need to exclude the croissant, bun, ketchup, flour wrap, honey mustard sauce, and croutons.

Sausage, Egg, and Swiss Croissant

A sausage, egg, and Swiss cheese croissant has 600 calories, 41 grams of fat, 34 grams of carbs, and 23 grams of protein.

You can eliminate most carbs by getting rid of the croissant. The egg comes in solid form so it will hold shape if you have it wrapped without the bun.

You can also get a bacon, egg, and Swiss croissant if you prefer bacon to sausage. 

How to order: ask for a sausage, egg, and Swiss croissant from the breakfast menu without the bread. 

Double Stack

A double stack comes with two beef patties, cheese, ketchup, mustard, pickles, and onion. It contains 390 calories, 21 grams of fat, 26 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 24 grams of protein. 

You can reduce most of the carbs by asking for no bun or ketchup. 

How to order: ask for a double stack without the bun or ketchup. Request for your sandwich to be wrapped in lettuce is possible. 

Grilled Avocado BLT Chicken Sandwich

The grilled avocado BLT chicken sandwich has 600 calories, 31 grams of fat, 36 grams of carbs, 3 grams of fiber, and 45 grams of protein.

The majority of these carbs come from the bun. If you want to get this burger down to as few carbs as possible, then you can ask to hold the tomato, creamy avocado, and ranch dressing. 

How to order: ask for a grilled avocado BLT chicken sandwich in a lettuce wrap or without the bun. Make sure not to order the crispy version because it’s breaded and contains more carbs!

Grilled Chicken Wrap

The grilled chicken wrap has 300 calories, 13 grams of fat, 26 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, and 20 grams of protein.

You can eliminate almost all carbs by avoiding the honey mustard sauce and flour tortilla shell.

How to order: ask for a grilled chicken wrap in a lettuce wrap minus the honey mustard sauce. You can also ask to add bacon or a slice of cheese for a heartier meal. 

Baconator

A baconator comes with a half pound of beef, American cheese, six pieces of bacon, mayo and ketchup. It has 950 calories, 63 grams of fat, 38 grams of carbs, and 58 grams of protein.

However, you can omit many of the carbs by asking for no bun and ketchup. You can even omit the mayo if you want to reduce the calories and carbs even more.

How to order: ask for a Bacanator minus the bun, ketchup and mayo. You can have the burger wrapped in a lettuce wrap instead.

Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger

The Jr. bacon cheeseburger comes with American cheese, bacon, beef, lettuce, tomato and mayo. It has 380 calories, 23 grams of fat, 26 grams of carbs, and 19 grams of protein.

Most of the carbs in this sandwich are in the bun. You can also omit the mayo if you want to further reduce your carbs.

How to order: ask for a Jr. bacon cheeseburger minus the bun in a lettuce wrap. Hold the mayo if you wish. 

Breakfast Baconator

The breakfast Baconator comes with grilled sausage, American cheese, bacon, eggs, and Swiss cheese sauce. It contains 770 calories, 53 grams of fat, 36 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 36 grams of protein.

How to order: ask for a breakfast Baconator without the bun. 

Dave’s Double

A Dave’s double burger comes with two beef patties, American cheese, ketchup, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mayo. It contains 810 calories, 51 grams of fat, 39 grams of carbs, and 49 grams of protein.

You can eliminate most of the carbs by holding the bun and ketchup. If you’re really picky, then you can hold the tomatoes, mayo, and pickle, too. 

How to order: ask for a Dave’s double without the bun or ketchup in a lettuce wrap. 

Parmesan Caesar Chicken Salad

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The full-size parmesan Caesar chicken salad has 560 calories, 36 grams of fat, 10 grams of carbs (5 grams net carbs), 5 grams of fiber and 51 grams of fat.

This nutrition information appears to include the salad dressing. Be sure to get this salad without croutons. 

A half portion contains 310 calories, 20 grams of fat, 6 grams of carbs (3 grams net carbs), 3 grams of fiber, and 28 grams of protein. 

How to order: ask for a full-size parmesan Caesar chicken salad with no croutons. Be sure the chicken is grilled and not crispy or breaded. 

Southwest Avocado Chicken Salad

The full-size Southwest avocado chicken salad contains 600 calories, 41 grams of fat, 17 grams of carbs (10 grams net carbs), 7 grams of fiber, and 43 grams of protein.

A half portion has 300 calories, 21 grams of fat, 9 grams of carbs (5 grams of net carbs), 4 grams of fiber, and 22 grams of protein. 

This nutrition information includes ranch dressing. You can reduce the carbs by holding the tomatoes and dressing.

How to order: ask for a full-size Southwest avocado chicken salad. Omit the tomatoes and dressing if you’re looking to cut carbs as much as possible!


Conclusion

Wendy’s does not have a nutrition calculator on their website. This means that we can’t tell you exactly how many carbs you’ll be eating if you take our advice. Many other restaurants display the nutritional information on their menus, which makes it easier for dieters.

However, Wendy’s has several burgers, chicken sandwiches, and salads that can fit into your low-carb diet every once and awhile. Major ticket items to avoid are bread and sauces.

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Top 10 Low Carb Options at Wendy’s For Keto Diet

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