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Keto beef tacos with avocado cream sauce

Keto Beef Tacos with Avocado Cream Sauce

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  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 - 6 1x


These Keto Tacos are a great go-to for those that want to forgo the carbs but still enjoy a dish with tons of flavor.


Units Scale
  • 2 cups shredded white sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried cilantro flakes
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • shredded lettuce, optional
  • jalapeno slices, optional

For the avocado cream sauce:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp cilantro flakes
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cover a baking sheet (paid link) with parchment paper. Add 1/4 cup portions of shredded white sharp cheddar cheese on parchment paper, Make sure the mounds of cheese are a few inches apart from one another. Bake for 5-7 minutes until the edges are bubbling and brown. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 30-45 seconds. 
  3. Spray the back of a muffin tin with oil spray then carefully place melted cheese over the bottom of the tin cups. Allow the cheese to set for 10-12 minutes. 
  4. Add ground beef, smoked paprika, garlic powder, dried cilantro flakes, sea salt, black pepper, and onion powder to a pan on medium heat. Cook beef until slightly browned then add pico de gallo and sriracha stirring until combined. Remove from heat. 
  5. In a small bowl, slice open the avocado, remove the seed, then scoop the insides of the avocado into a bowl. Add sour cream, cilantro flakes, black pepper, and salt. Mixed together. 
  6. To build your c tacos, Fill each taco shell with ground beef topping it off with Monterey cheese, shredded lettuce, pico de Gallo, and avocado sauce.


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Low Carb
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • Calories: 462
  • Sugar: 0.7g
  • Sodium: 550mg
  • Fat: 32.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.8g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Protein: 38.1g
  • Cholesterol: 129mg