My family loves Mexican food and even more so when it is a healthier version! So I have gathered some of our favorite keto Mexican recipes, including some from my keto blog, to share with you all in one organized spot!
Keto/Low Carb Mexican recipes
The recipes below are either 100% keto-friendly or made very low carb. They range from oven-baked casseroles to one-pan skillet meals that are easy to make and full-on flavor! You’ll also find suggestions for variations to many of the recipes so you can make them your own. I hope your family enjoys them as much as mine does!
1. Cheesy Mexican Taco Casserole
This Mexican Low Carb Taco Casserole is a popular one that uses low carb tortillas layered with ground beef and cheese. It is not 100% keto-approved for those who are strict and avoid wheat, but it is perfect if you are dirty keto or simply want a dinner that is low in carbs.
Variations to the recipe: Ground turkey can be used in place of ground beef.
This Keto Mexican Cheesy Chicken Skillet is going to become one of your all-time favorites! It is delicious, full of flavor, and a super simple since it’s a one-pan meal. You can have the entire dish on the table in minutes, and clean up is a snap.
Variations to the recipe: Swap out the chicken and chicken broth for ground beef and beef broth for a fun change of pace.
This easy and delicious Crock-pot Mexican Shredded Chicken recipe is perfect for a low carb or keto diet. If the rest of your family isn’t following a ketogenic diet, they can enjoy using the chicken in tortillas for delicious and flavorful chicken tacos! Best of all, you can make them in a slow cooker!
My entire family loves this Low Carb Chicken Fajita Soup. Made with shredded chicken, taco seasoning, veggies, and cheese! It tastes just like fajitas in a bowl minus all the added carbs!
This Crispy Taco Chaffle Recipe is absolutely mouth-watering delicious! It was such an incredible addition to the Very Best Taco Meat, and the crispy taco shells were better than I imagined.
6. Queso Keto Taco Soup
This Queso Keto Taco Soup Recipe is more amazing than you can imagine. It is rich, creamy, and packed with tons of bold taco flavor. It reminds me of my favorite queso dip in soup form. You are going to keep it on regular rotation in your low carb meal plan.
To make a lot of these Mexican recipes keto-friendly, I like to use my homemade Keto Taco Seasoning to ensure what I am using is healthy and made without any MSG or additives. If you are not strict keto, you can purchase the taco seasoning packets in your local food store.
This Keto Taco Meat recipe is the perfect recipe that will go well with many Mexican dishes. It is seasoned well and full of veggies. I used my homemade taco seasoning to ensure it is 100% keto-friendly! Ground turkey can be used in place of ground beef.
Taco night has always been a favorite in our house. These Keto Low Carb Taco Cups are always a hit and keeps everyone on track diet-wise. They are super easy to make, delicious, and of course, versatile, especially with the toppings!
Variations: Substitute ground turkey for ground beef.
This Keto Stuffed Peppers Recipe is sure to become a family favorite in your home! It’s simple, delicious, and keto-friendly. What more can you ask for when it comes to finding a meal that everyone in your household will love!
Variations to this recipe: You can use ground turkey or shredded beef in place of ground beef.
This Keto Taco Salad recipe is a delicious but healthy change-up to your taco Tuesdays! Made with seasoned ground beef and lots of low carb veggies, you will love this quick meal for either a hearty lunch or an easy dinner option.
Variations to this recipe: Use ground turkey instead of ground beef. You can also sub Mexican Shredded Chicken in place of the ground beef as well.
If you want a great meal that the kids will love, look no further than our Keto Baked Chicken Fajitas! These are so easy to make and delicious — a perfect addition to your keto meal plan.
Variations to this recipe: Swap out the chicken for steak or shrimp or make a combination fajitas.
These Cheesy Bell Pepper Nachos are a delicious keto-friendly snack or meal that you’ll completely devour! This recipe uses colorful bell peppers in place of the tortilla chips, making them the ultimate low carb nacho recipe that takes no time to prepare!
Variations to this recipe: Ground turkey can be substituted for ground beef.
This Easy Mexican Carne Asada marinade recipe takes 5 min to prep and is perfect for tacos or over a salad. Not only is it incredibly versatile, but it’s so simple to make, taking just 5 minutes to prep and 7 ingredients total!
If you’re looking for the Best Queso Recipe that also fits into your keto/low carb diet, look no further! So many queso dip recipes out there include a lot of milk or thickeners that have carbs. This one is a perfect substitute that is delicious and super easy to make.
Keto Mexican Recipes
Many of these Keto Mexican food recipes are super easy dinner or side-dish ideas. They are all full of flavor, and many can be prepared ahead of time. I think you will enjoy how versatile they are as you can swap out different kinds of meat, veggies, cheeses, and seasoning for most of the recipes! You can also make keto tortilla chips if you are missing some crunch! Enjoy!
Other keto-friendly Mexican Dinner topping options:
You can swap out many of the toppings in these recipes for other low carb options. Here are a few suggestions that might be helpful.
- Sour Cream
- Black Olives
- Shredded Chicken/Pork
- Roasted Peppers
- Diced Chilies
- Shredded lettuce
- Chopped tomatoes
- Sliced jalapenos
- Green or red onions
- Freshly chopped cilantro/parsley/chives
- Salsa (sugar-free)
More Delicious Low Carb Mexican Recipes:
Keto Mexican Steak Rolls with Cilantro Lime Rice