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Have a low carb taco night with these cheese taco shells made from baked cheddar cheese formed into the shape of a taco! Stuff your low carb taco with ground chorizo and ground beef cooked in Rotel and topped with diced avocado and sour cream.

Low Carb Taco

Have a low carb taco night with these cheese taco shells made from baked cheddar cheese formed into the shape of a taco!
Course Main
Cuisine Main Dish
Keyword keto, low carb
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 tacos
Calories 264 kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell

Ingredients

Cheese Taco Shells

  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese , shredded

Taco Meat

  • 1 pound Ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • Toppings for taco: Sour cream, avocado, cheese, lettuce, etc.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat place 1/4 cup piles of cheese 2 inches apart. Press the cheese down lightly so it makes one layer.

  3. Place baking sheet in the oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or until the edges of the cheese are brown.
  4. Let the cheese cool for 2-3 minutes then lift it up and place it over the handle of a spoon or other utensil that is balanced on two cups.
  5. Let cheese cool completely then remove.
  6. While you continue to bake your cheese taco shells place the ground beef in a skillet over medium high heat cooking until it is completely cooked through.

  7. Drain the grease from the meat and then add the cumin, chili powder, onion, powder, garlic powder, and salt. Pour water into skillet and stir everything around mixing it together.

  8. Simmer for 5 minutes or until liquid has cooked away. 

  9. Add meat to taco shells and top with your favorite taco toppings.

Recipe Notes

Note: We are not nutritionists. These nutrition facts serve as a guide and were calculated using MyFitnessPal.com. Your results may vary. **Toppings not included in calculation.