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Three Keto taco shells on a plate filled with Taco ground beef and surrounded by salad on a plate

Crispy Keto Taco Shells

These are the crispiest low carb Keto taco shells you'll ever taste! They're easy and quick to make and contain only 1.1g net carbs per shell. Load in your favourite taco filling and enjoy on Taco Tuesday!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
cooling time 3 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 7
Calories 103kcal



  • Preheat the oven to 175 Celsius / 350 Fahrenheit.
  • Mix all ingredients in a food processor or with an electric mixer until they resemble small crumbs. 
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Draw circles of 6 inch / 15 cm diameter on the parchment. I traced around a small saucepan lid, but you can use any round object that size. 
  • Scoop 1/4 cup of the taco shell mix onto each circle and spread out inside the circle.
  • Place a second parchment paper on top and press down the dough with your hands or use a rolling pin. Press down well - you want it nice and compacted.
  • Remove the top parchment paper and bake in the oven for 7 minutes or until the edges of each taco have browned. 
  • Remove from the oven and hang each taco shell over the side of a large saucepan until cooled. 



For an extra kick add spices such as cumin or chilli to the mix. 
If you don't have a large pot, place an oven rack over the sink. Drape the tortillas between the bars of the rack so the sides hang down and form the taco shape. 
The recipe works with just mozzarella, but the psyllium and the coconut flour make your keto taco shells extra crispy and super sturdy.
I think 2 tacos filled with cumin spiced ground beef, avocado, tomato, lettuce, coriander/cilantro and sour cream make a filling meal (unless you're a teenager - my son is 15 and he ate 3). 
Nutrition is calculated per 1 taco without filling


Serving: 23g | Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.3g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6.3g | Saturated Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 2.2g | Sugar: 1.1g