These keto tacos are made from flavored beef and stuffed into either low-carb tortillas or cheese taco shells! Ready in just TEN minutes, you have less than 2 grams of net carbohydrates per serving!
If I can get dinner on the table in less than ten minutes, I’ll be a happy camper.
Ever since I started on the keto diet, I’ve been fortunate to have a list of Dinner ideas they are simple, tasty and hardly require any preparation. However, it can be a little difficult to have a family in which most members do not follow the same diet.
Fortunately, we have an abundance of foods that are suitable for all of our taste buds. These include Pizza, Macaroni and Cheese, and my favorite tacos.
Are tacos allowed on a keto diet?
Thanks to Keto tortillas and Keto taco bowls, Beef tacos ARE allowed on a ketogenic diet. Add a homemade spice mix and you can enjoy tacos on any diet, including keto.
Why This Keto Taco Recipe Will Be A Weekend Dinner Staple-
- 10 mins. From preparation to plate, this entire recipe only takes ten minutes.
- Easy to do in advance. This is the meal that you can prepare in advance and freeze leftovers. Plus, like a good chili or stew, it tastes better after resting for a day or two.
- Almost zero carbohydrates. If prepared correctly, this dish contains hardly any carbohydrates!
What I love about this dish is how much it tastes like real tacos. People assume that it has to sacrifice taste just because it has fewer carbohydrates. It doesn’t, and even my non-keto friends love it. Serve it with extra guacamole and a hefty dose Salsa, it is the epitome of comfort food.
How do you make keto tacos?
- Ground beef– Learn to give preference to ground beef, as it does not give off excess fat. If you are using higher fat ground beef, drain the excess liquid before adding the taco seasoning and water.
- oil– Vegetable oil or any oil that has a high smoke point when cooked.
- Taco seasoning and water Skip the sugar laden shop you bought and use a homemade one Taco seasoning.
- Taco fillings– lettuce, tomato, grated cheese, Salsa, and guacamole.
- Tortillas or taco shells– I like to use Keto tortillas or Keto taco bowls. You can also use Cauliflower Tortillas.
Put the oil in a large pan and heat it over medium heat. Once it’s hot, add the ground beef and break it apart with a rubber spatula. Let it cook for 4-5 minutes, or until it is no longer pink. Add the taco seasoning and water and stir until everything is mixed before removing from heat.
Now assemble the tacos. To fill low-carb tortillas or Cheese taco shells with the meat taco filling and your favorite taco fillings, then serve immediately.
- Minced meat– Ground turkey, ground chicken, or even ground pork are fantastic options.
- seafood– Grilled shrimp, grilled fish (such as mahi mahi), and salmon.
- Vegetable fillings– Grilled onions, peppers, and even eggplant.
- spices– For a spicier kick, add some cayenne pepper or some smoked paprika powder.
Tips for storing, freezing, and warming up
- To store: Leftovers can be stored covered in the refrigerator for up to five days.
- Freeze: Place the cooled taco meat in an airtight container and store in the freezer for up to 6 months.
- Warm up: Microwave for 30-40 seconds or stove until warm.
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frequently asked Questions
What are keto tacos made from?
These tacos are similar to traditional tacos, but with low-carb alternatives. This mainly refers to the taco vehicle, where low carb tacos would use keto tortillas and keto taco shells.
Are beef tacos keto-friendly?
Beef tacos, if prepared correctly, are keto-friendly. This recipe has only 2 grams of net carbs per serving.
Are street tacos keto?
Traditional street tacos aren’t keto-friendly because their tortillas are made with corn and the filling is made with sauces with added sugar.
- 8th Keto tortillas * see notes
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 lb lean ground beef
- 2 tablespoon Keto taco seasoning
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1 small tomato chopped
- 1/4 Cup Iceberg lettuce
- 1/2 Cup Cheddar cheese rubbed
Lay out tortillas or taco shells and set aside.
In a large pan over medium heat, add the oil. Once hot, add the ground beef and cook until browned and break apart. Add the keto taco seasoning along with 1 tablespoon of water and stir until blended. Take off the heat.
Fill the tortillas with the minced meat mixture, iceberg lettuce, diced tomatoes and a pinch of cheese.
* You can also use Keto taco bowls.
TO STORE: Leftovers can be stored covered in the refrigerator for up to five days.
FREEZE: Place the cooled taco meat in an airtight container and store in the freezer for up to 6 months.
TO WARM UP: Microwave for 30-40 seconds or stove until warm.
Portion: 1Taco | Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 1G | Protein: 14thG | Fat: 7thG | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 233mg | Fiber: 1G | Vitamin A: 177IE | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg