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10 Keto Mexican Delicious and Easy-to-Make Recipes

The 10 keto Mexican recipes in this article are for people with a healthy eating habit, so they can maintain their weight by eating low-carb foods.



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Keto Mexican Delicious and Easy-to-Make Recipes

1. Ground beef tacos

Ground beef tacos


Ingredients

The ingredients for keto-style tacos are:

  • ground beef
  • chopped onion
  • Roma tomatoes
  • chopped green pepper
  • serrano pepper
  • garlic
  • avocado
  • olive oil
  • Colby-Jack cheese.

Instructions

1. Fry the crushed garlic in oil and fry the meat, then add the vegetables seasoning with a little salt and pepper to taste and leave on the fire for 15 minutes.

2. Place and spread the grated cheese like a tortilla in a non-stick pan. Cook until the edges are toasted, then turn over to cook completely.

3. Cool for a few seconds and pour in the ground meat and vegetables, add sour cream, special sauces to taste and chopped avocado.

2. Stuffed jalapeno poppers wrapped in bacon

Stuffed jalapeno poppers wrapped in bacon


Ingredients

To prepare this recipe you will need:

  • jalapeño poppers
  • cream cheese
  • chopped onion
  • olive oil
  • garlic
  • spinach
  • Colby-Jack cheese
  • bacon strips.

Instructions

1. Fry the onion and garlic in oil for 2-3 minutes, add the spinach and stir until the spinach wilts.

2. Add the cream cheese and mix well so that it dissolves and integrates with the spinach. Season to taste with salt and pepper or other spices.

3. Add the grated Colby Jack cheese to the mixture, stir and let it rest.

4. Wash, cut and remove the seeds from the jalapeños (use gloves).

5. Preheat the oven to 200º C (392°F).

6. Stuff the jalapeños by wrapping them in a strip of bacon, place them on a tray and bake them until the bacon is golden and crisp. Remove and serve.

3. Carnitas Salad

Carnitas Salad


Mexican carnitas is a dish full of a lot of fat, since traditionally the pork is cooked in its own lard, although coconut oil can also be used.

Ingredients

  • pulled pork
  • coconut oil or lard
  • raw spinach
  • Roma tomatoes
  • lemon juice
  • fresh cheese
  • chopped coriander
  • chopped onion
  • nuggets.

Instructions

1. Fry the shredded pork in coconut oil or lard until golden brown

2. Sprinkle the lime juice and add the chopped coriander.

3. Cook for about 5 minutes.

4. Spicy shrimp fajitas

Keto Shrimp Fajitas


Ingredients

  • shrimp
  • garlic
  • diced onion
  • red, green and yellow peppers
  • chipotle pepper
  • cumin
  • oregano powder
  • olive oil
  • Anaheim peppers
  • lemon juice
  • fresh coriander.

Instructions

1. Season the cleaned shrimp with all the spices and salt, wrap in plastic and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

2. While the olive oil is heating, remove the shrimp from the wrapper and sauté until they turn pink. Add the chopped vegetables and cook for 5 minutes.

3. Remove from heat and add chopped cilantro and serve with cheese tortillas.

5. Low calorie nachos

Ground beef nachos


Carbohydrate-free nachos, but delicious.

Ingredients

  • grated cheddar
  • grated Parmesan cheese
  • prepared ground meat
  • guacamole
  • cumin
  • garlic and chili powder
  • diced onion
  • chopped tomatoes
  • jalapenos
  • sliced olives
  • Sour cream.

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 440ºF (226°C).

2. Select a baking tray and place wax paper on it. Pour the grated cheddar cheese over it and spread it evenly across the surface of the paper.

3. Do the same with the Parmesan cheese by placing it on top of the cheddar. Mix all the seasoning powder and sprinkle the cheeses with this preparation.

4. Bake for 7 minutes without burning. Remove and let stand. Remove the wax paper after 10 minutes and cut the cheese into strips. Grill for 2 minutes over high heat, remove and let cool for half an hour to make them crisp.

5. Serve the prepared ground beef on a plate surrounded by the nachos. Garnish with olives and chopped jalapeños, sour cream and guacamole.

6. Steak fajita rolls

Steak fajita rolls


Ingredients

Non-carb fajitas whose ingredients are

  • thinly sliced beef steak
  • green, red and yellow peppers
  • asparagus
  • red onion
  • Old El Paso Fajita Seasoning
  • olive oil and sauces to taste.
Instructions

1. Tap the steak with a mallet to make it even thinner, season it and then cut it into long strips.

2. Cut the peppers into strips; remove the tips from the asparagus and cut the onion into julienne. Cook these vegetables over high heat for 2 minutes.

3. Place strips of peppers, asparagus, and onions on the fillet strips and wrap them around the vegetables, securing with a toothpick.

4. Fry the steak rolls in olive oil until both sides are well browned and cooked. Serve with a favorite sauce.

7. Green Enchilada Chicken Soup

Green Enchilada Chicken Soup


Easy to make chicken soup.

Ingredients

  • chicken broth made with bones
  • shredded cooked chicken
  • green sauce
  • cream cheese and grated cheddar cheese.

Instructions

1. To prepare, place the chicken broth, green sauce, softened cream cheese and cheddar cheese in the blender and blend until smooth.

2. Remove from blender and pour into a non-stick pot to bring to a boil and heat without boiling for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

3. Add the shredded chicken and continue to cook for 5 more minutes without boiling, just to heat up well.

4. Serve immediately with chopped cilantro on top and shredded cheddar cheese.

8. Mexican Keto Casserole

Mexican Casserole


Mexican casseroles are dishes loaded with flavor and lots of carbohydrates, however, we have for you a Mexican keto recipe whose carbohydrate content is only 6 grams.

Ingredients

  • lean pork
  • butter
  • green pepper
  • diced tomatoes
  • sliced onion
  • grated cheddar
  • sliced chives.
  • zucchini cut into squares
  • grated or finely chopped cauliflower
  • garlic
  • butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • lime juice
  • chopped coriander
  • keto enchilada sauce.

Instructions

1. Cook for 5 minutes in a non-stick pan with butter, garlic and chopped green pepper. Add the chopped zucchini seasoned with salt and pepper and cook for 3 more minutes and then add the cauliflower. Stir constantly and cook for 5 more minutes.

2. Prepare the pork carnitas together with the lime juice, stirring well. Season with the keto enchilada sauce and cook for 5 minutes.

3. Remove from heat and sprinkle with grated cheese and chopped cilantro and grill until cheese is melted. Place the diced tomato and sliced onion. You can serve with sour cream and keto guacamole.

9. Keto enchilada sauce

enchilada sauce


Mexican keto recipe for enchilada sauce with no added sugars and low spice content. It has only 5% of carbohydrates and no preservatives or additives.

Ingredients

pureed tomatoes
salted butter
ground cayenne pepper
dried oregano
cumin and ground coriander
onion powder
salt
pepper
Erythritol sweetener.

Instructions

1. Put the butter in a pot over medium heat and add all the ingredients except the tomato puree. Let it cook for 3 minutes or until the smell of the stew rises.

2. Add the tomato puree, stirring, and cook for 5 minutes to allow the flavors to integrate. If you prefer a thinner sauce, add a little water and adjust the seasonings before removing from the heat.

Notes

You can use it immediately or pack it in a glass container and put it in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

10. Mexican Lasagna

Mexican Lasagna


Mexican keto recipe with low carbohydrate content, just 8%. Cauliflower tortillas replace pasta.

Ingredients

  • Cauliflower omelettes
  • ground beef or turkey
  • grated Mexican cheese
  • mild sauce
  • garlic
  • onion
  • caraway powder
  • smoked paprika and chili powder to taste.
  • If you like, you can also include avocado, fresh coriander sour cream and any other accompaniment to taste.

Instructions

1. Sauté the turkey with olive oil and if using beef, without oil. Add the seasonings and mild sauce so that the meat cooks. Set aside.

2. Preheat the oven to 350ºF (176°C) and place a few tablespoons of mild sauce in the bottom of a baking dish, then add cauliflower tortillas as if it were the pasta for the lasagna.

3. Pour a portion of the meat sauce over the tortillas, sprinkling with grated cheese and again with mild sauce on top. Repeat the process until you have a few tortillas and plenty of sauce.

4. Cover and bake for 20 minutes. Let stand, cut into portions and serve.

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