Easy Keto Beef Taco Skillet

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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. 

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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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Easy Keto Beef Taco Skillet

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 491kcal
Author: Iva Ursano


  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ medium white onion diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 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


  • 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! 


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


Calories: 491kcal

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Iva discovered the keto diet back in 2020 and has experimented with it, off and on. She recently took over this site and shares experiences, her knowledge and some yummy recipes. She also runs a women only website Women Blazing Trails.

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