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This easy and versatile 30-minute keto beef taco skillet can be served a couple of ways.

For a delicious main course, serve with shredded lettuce, salsa, chopped tomatoes, extra cheese, and some warm keto taco shells or large lettuce leaves for wrapping.

For a hearty appetizer, as shown here, serve with keto tortilla chips, pork rinds or cheese crisps and top with diced tomatoes, green onion, avocado, and extra cheese right before serving. 

Easy Keto Beef Taco Skillet

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Keto Beef Taco Skillet

Grab your large skillet and these ingredients to make your keto beef taco skillet:

  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ medium white onion, diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1¼ lbs. ground beef (80% lean)
  • 2 T. taco seasoning
  • 1 10-oz. can fire-roasted tomatoes with green chilis, drained
  • 4 oz. shredded Mexican-blend cheese (+ extra for serving or topping)
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Keto Beef Taco Skillet
Keto Beef Taco Skillet

Easy Keto Beef Taco Skillet

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ medium white onion, diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1¼ lbs. ground beef (80% lean)
  • 2 T. taco seasoning
  • 1 10-oz. can fire-roasted tomatoes with green chilis, drained
  • 4 oz. shredded Mexican-blend cheese (+ extra for serving or topping)

Instructions

Add olive oil to a large skillet set over medium heat. Add diced onion and garlic and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Stir to combine and sauté, stirring occasionally, until the onion softens and develops some color, approximately 4-5 minutes.

Add beef to skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, approximately 4-5 minutes.

Add taco seasoning and fire-roasted tomatoes and green chilis and stir to combine. Cook, stirring frequently until tomatoes are heated through and the beef mixture is thoroughly coated in the taco seasoning, approximately 2-3 minutes. Taste, and add additional taco seasoning, if desired.

Remove from heat and top with shredded cheese. Cover for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is completely melted. Serve immediately with desired accompaniments. Enjoy! 

Notes

For tacos: Keto taco shells or lettuce wraps, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, salsa, and/or extra cheese

For nachos: keto tortilla chips, diced tomatoes, sliced green onions, and/or avocado

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 491

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Keto Beef Taco Skillet

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