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.
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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 264kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell

Ingredients

Cheese Taco Shells

  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese , shredded

Taco Meat

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • 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.
  • Place baking sheet in the oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or until the edges of the cheese are brown.
  • 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.
  • Let cheese cool completely then remove.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes or until liquid has cooked away. 
  • Add meat to taco shells and top with your favorite taco toppings.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1taco | Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 304mg | Potassium: 209mg | Vitamin A: 11.7% | Calcium: 22.2% | Iron: 10%