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These Keto Mexican Recipes are packed with flavor…not carbs! Get ready to enjoy Mexican inspired comfort food, even on a low carb diet!

collage of Mexican inspired dishes that are also keto

Keto-Friendly Mexican Recipes

Here in Texas, Mexican food and Tex-Mex food are a part of life! However, traditional recipes usually include rice, beans, tortillas…aka: carbs, carbs carbs!

Luckily, there are lots of talented food bloggers that have created some absolutely delicious and keto friendly Mexican recipes for us! I’ve put together a list of my favorte Tex-Mex comfort foods that are also low carb!

Check out this list of delicious healthy recipes. You’ll love finding new flavors and tastes that keep you on your keto-friendly journey. What I love about Mexican food is that there are so many great options to choose from! You’ll find so many great choices below that will give you a ton of wonderful flavors! 

Pick one, or pick them all – you’re going to have a blast working through the flavors!

Some are authentic Mexican dishes, others are inspired by Mexican flavors, all are delicious AND low carb!

Simply click on a recipe name or image to open the full directions in a new browser window.

Low Carb Taco Recipes (Plus Tostadas!)

keto tacos made with cheese shells

Keto Taco Shells – You can still celebrate Taco Tuesdays with these low carb cheese taco shells! Easy to make!

keto taco skillet

Keto Taco Pie Recipe  – A simple one pot dinner recipe the whole family will love!

keto taco with crispy shell

Keto Chicken Taco – I love a good chicken taco recipe! The crispy shell is amazing!

"taco rolls" made with fathead bread

Keto Fathead Taco Rolls – Fathead bread fans will love this! 

chicken tinga tacos on long plate

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga – Using your crockpot will make this super tender! 

stack of tortillas made with flax meal

 Flax Meal Tortillas– High protein tortillas are so simple to make! 

taco cups filled with ground beef

Cheese Shell Taco Cups – Use these taco cups as a way to get some spice. 

tostada with low carb taco shell

Low Carb Chicken Tostadas – I love the texture and taste of this dish. Chicken for the win! 

low carb Tex-mex wraps

Keto Low Carb Ground Beef Tex Mex Wraps – I think that you’ll love these easy wraps. 

Keto Mexican Casseroles and Enchiladas

keto enchilada bake

Keto Enchilada Casserole – I love this simple casserole – there are so many flavors! Tastes great as leftovers too!

spoon pull of cheesy casserole

Keto Chicken Enchilada Casserole– Who says that you can’t enjoy a casserole living the low carb lifestyle? 

keto baked chicken enchiladas

Best Keto Chicken Enchiladas –  – Just wait until you taste the flavor of this chicken enchilada recipe. It’s one of my favorites. 

Low Carb Mexican Lasagna – Are you looking for a low carb lasagna? I can’t wait to hear what you think about this! 

keto taco casserole

Keto Taco Casserole – Taco casserole is so good and has so many layers of that taco flavor. 

taco casserole in cast iron skillet

Best Cheesy Keto Taco Casserole Recipe –  Can you ever have too much cheese in your casseroles? I think not! 

cheesy low carb enchiladas

Keto Chicken Enchiladas– What I love about having so many different casserole recipes is that they never get old! 

casserole dish with zucchini enchiladas

Chicken Zucchini Enchiladas – Adding in the zucchini gives this beef recipe a healthy kick! 

cabbage taco casserole

Keto Taco Casserole –  – Taco casserole is the perfect weeknight dinner.

pulling a slice of casserole on a spatula

Keto Enchilada Lasagna Casserole Recipe – This would be a great casserole recipe for a fun family dinner. 

low carb Mexican chicken enchilada

Easy Mexican Chicken Lasagna Casserole  – Who knew that it was this simple to make a low carb casserole dish! 

Mexican breakfast casserole

Keto Mexican Breakfast Casserole – Start off your day with this flavorful breakfast casserole! 

chicken fajita casserole served with rice and beans

Chicken Fajita Casserole – I love the flavor of this layered casserole dish. 

Mexican casserole in oven

Keto Mexican Casserole Recipe (Ground Beef or Turkey) – I love to make this with turkey, but ground beef is awesome as well.

Stuffed Peppers & More

stuffed poblano pepper

Keto Stuffed Poblano Peppers – Poblano peppers can have a bit of a kick so be ready – just in case! 

low carb stuffed avocados

Keto Taco Stuffed Avocado Boats– What I love about these boats is that they’re loaded with healthy fats! 

keto stuffed avocados topped with shredded cheese

Taco Stuffed Avocados Keto Low Carb Dinner – Stuffed avocados are great for an appetizer or a quick meal. 

stuffed mini pepper with cheese and olives on top

Keto Taco Stuffed Mini Peppers  – Mini peppers are PERFECT for creating a tasty Mexican snack. 

fajita stuffed bell peppers

Keto Fajita Stuffed Baby Peppers Recipe– Baby peppers stuffed with Mexican flavors are so good! 

fork cutting into a cheesy stuffed pepper

Keto Mexican Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe  – These stuffed peppers are easy and yummy! 

Soups, Salads & Sides

2 photo collage of chicken enchilada soup

Keto Chicken Enchilada Soup  – Looking for a low carb enchilada soup? This one is easy to make in the Instant Pot!

low carb chicken tortilla soup

Keto Chicken Tortilla Soup – I love the flavor of this simple soup recipe. 

Mexican inspired creamy soup with tomatoes and cheese

Quick Mexican Chicken Soup  – I love a good low carb soup. Perfect for leftovers! 

homemade taco seasoning

Keto Taco Seasoning– This taco seasoning is perfect for any type of taco recipe.

fried cheese

Keto Fried Queso Fresco  – Holy moly. This is going to be unlike any type of queso that you’ve ever tried before. 

ceviche on low carb tortillas

Healthy Ceviche Recipe – I love all the extra healthy ingredients added to this simple ceviche recipe. 

Spanish cauliflower rice

Spanish Cauliflower Rice – You can easily make Spanish rice using cauliflower. Find out how! 

creamy jalapeno dip

Chuy’s Creamy Jalapeno Dip– If you’ve been to Chuy’s, you know what I’m talking about! The creamy jalapeno salsa is everything!!

Mexican cauliflower rice

Easy Keto Mexican Cauliflower Rice – Check out the flavors of this Cauliflower rice! 2 photo collage of baked low carb churros

Healthy Baked Churros –  – These baked churros are easy and such a fun treat for the kids, too. 

bowl of chicken taco soup on blue painted wood

Chicken Taco Soup – Fill your bowl with this delicious taco soup! 

avocado and tomato salad

Mexican Avocado Salad– Fill your bowl with a salad and dig in! 

bowl of homemade guacamole

Fresh Homemade Guacamole  – There is always time to make fresh guac from scratch! So worth it!

spicy queso soup with jalapeno

Spicy Queso Soup – Do you like spice? You’re going to love this soup! 

bowl of creamy taco soup

Creamy Taco Soup – This soup is flavorful and easy to make – and tastes great the next day. 

Main Dish Recipes

bowl of barbacoa topped with jalapenos and onions

Easy Keto Beef Barbacoa (Slow Cooker)– Cooking this in the slow cooker is delicious and so simple and easy to do! 

slow cooker shredded chicken

Slow Cooker Taco Chicken (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Allergy-Free) – You’ll find this gluten-free recipe is also paleo as well! Tender and juicy! 

beef with mint and avocado

Salpicón de Res: Beef and Mint Salad from Guatemala & Mexico – The mint flavor is so refreshing and a switch from the usual seasonings!

chicken mole

Mexican Mole Sauce Recipe  – Homemade mole sauce is actually quite easy to make and pairs perfectly with just about everything. 

turkey taco skillet

Low Carb Turkey Taco Skillet – Adding turkey is a great switch from red meat!

Mexican birra with cilantro and onion

Mexican Birria Recipe (How to Make Birria) – Looking for a new and unique beef recipe? This is the one! 

ham and egg roll ups with salsa

Salsa Ham and Egg Roll Ups– Salsa gives a quick Tex-Mex pop of flavor to even a simple dish!

baked chicken topped with salsa

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken (Gluten-Free, Paleo) – Adding salsa with the chicken into the crockpot is perfection. 


nachos made with cheese chips

Keto Nachos – Eating nachos is totally doable when you’re enjoying low carb! Loaded with toppings and flavor!

chicken sofrito

Slow Cooker Chicken Sofrito (Gluten-Free, Paleo)  – Check out this simple recipe. I bet you’ve never had it quite like this before. 

Keto Jalapeño Popper Chicken on a plate with green beans

Keto Jalapeño Popper Chicken Breasts – This is the perfect way to get a little heat with the creaminess of the chicken. 

air fried chicken with adobo seasoning

Air Fryer Adobo Chicken – Adobo chicken in the air fryer is a fast and easy way to cook this dish! 

chicken topped with creamy salsa

Instant Pot Salsa Chicken (Keto Friendly) – Add your favorite salsa recipe and enjoy! 

enchilada dip made in Instant Pot

Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Dip – Enchilada dip is a fast and easy way to get some awesome Mexican flavors. 

chicken enchilada bowls

Keto Chicken Enchilada Bowls – – Treat yourself to a truly easy and delicious Mexican bowl. 

low carb deconstructed burrito bowl

Keto Burrito Bowl Recipe – When it comes to a healthy Mexican dish, this is it. Ready in 20 minutes!

Mexican meatloaf

Low Carb Mexican Meatloaf– Check out this Mexican meatloaf made with easy ingredients. 

barbacoa on a low carb taco

Gluten-Free Beef Barbacoa Recipe – Gluten free and keto? I love this recipe and you can make it in the crockpot!

strip steak with a side of cilantro marinade

Cilantro-Garlic Marinade {Whole30 Compliant} – Use this marinade as a way to spice up any type of Mexican recipe. 

cheesy chicken nachos

Pressure Cooker Creamy Chicken Nachos Recipe– Creamy chicken nachos are always a good idea! 

low carb beef enchiladas

Keto Beef Empanadas Recipe – – The kids go crazy for the flavor of this simple Mexican dish. 

cauliflower rice and chicken

Keto Mexican Cauliflower Rice And Chicken – Adding cauliflower rice with the chicken creates the perfect Mexican meal! 


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