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Keto Taco Stir-fry

Louise Hendon | September 10
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It is time to add a little fun to dinner. Everybody loves the idea of taco Tuesday. And, why not? It is a fun idea that keeps the family excited after all. But, having the same thing every week can get pretty boring. Especially if you are the only one on the Keto diet and you can’t enjoy the tortillas or taco shells.

Well, this Keto taco stir-fry is the best way to add a little adventure to the weekly routine. The whole idea behind this dish is blending all of those tremendous Mexican flavors into a simple to assemble stir-fry. This fusion comes together to create a delicious Keto meal that everybody is sure to enjoy.

How Does This Work Exactly?

On paper, this meal might sound completely strange. The fresh ingredients that bring a taco together are not the ones that you would typically find in a stir-fry. Tomatoes, lettuce, avocado? But, we are going to have to ask you to trust us on this one and give it a try before you knock it.

The idea works in a practical sense. Since we are frying up the beef anyways why not throw those last few ingredients into the mix and get things together a little early. You don’t have to cook everything until it is mush, but a little heat is not going to destroy things either. We definitely recommend the avocado goes in last, and if you want you can save the lettuce and present the mixture on top.

See How Fun Cooking Can Be?

The recipe below is fantastic as it is, and we highly recommend trying it as is before you start playing around. However, we do also love to encourage you to play around with food as much as possible. The basic recipes we provide you can open a floodgate of culinary experiences if you add a little flair and creativity. So, feel free to add some spice to give this recipe a little kick, or throw in some lemongrass to chill things out a bit. The choices are in the chef’s hands.

A Few Keto Ingredients You Can Add to Take This Over the Top

Here are a few ideas of Keto ingredients that would work well in this dish:

  • Cilantro
  • Garlic
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Jalapenos
  • Mushrooms

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Keto Taco Stir-fry


  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner, Entree
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Enjoy quick, tasty tacos without the carbs.


Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) avocado oil, to cook with
  • 1 lb (450 g) ground beef
  • 1 Tablespoon (6 g) Keto taco seasoning, or to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 tomato, diced
  • Small handful of chopped iceberg lettuce
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) lime juice

Instructions

  1. Add the 2 Tablespoons of avocado oil to a large skillet or frying pan.
  2. Add ground beef and cook until browned on medium high heat. Add taco seasoning, to taste.
  3. Then add in the red onion, tomato, and season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Saute until the beef is cooked.  Then add in the chopped lettuce, avocado and squeeze in the lime juice.

Notes

All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.

Net Carbs: 4 g.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 469
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Fat: 38 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 22 g
Louise Hendon

Louise holds a Bachelors and Masters in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University (UK). She attended Columbia University for her JD and practiced law at Debevoise & Plimpton before co-founding Louise's Foods, Paleo Living Magazine, Nourishing Brands, & CoBionic. Louise has considerable research experience but enjoys creating products and articles that help move people just a little bit closer toward a healthy life they love. You can find her on Facebook or LinkedIn.