30 Keto Mexican Recipes For Cinco De Mayo

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With Cinco de Mayo approaching fast, you may have noticed an increase in demand for fresh, flavorful, and colorful Mexican keto meals. So if you’re tired of the usual tacos and cauliflower rice meals, try one of these 30 delicious and easy low-carb Mexican recipe ideas for Cinco de Mayo. 

30 Keto Mexican Recipes For Cinco De Mayo

What Is Cinco De Mayo?

Cinco De Mayo (May 5th) is a holiday in Mexico in commemoration of the Mexican army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It symbolizes the strength and power of the Mexican Culture. This holiday is celebrated mostly in the USA.

Authentic Mexican Recipes For Cinco De Mayo

  • The traditional guacamole – Guacamole is a must-have for every Cinco de Mayo celebration! This mild guacamole is a great way to start a meal.
  • Salsa With Tomatoes
  • Shrimp ceviche – One of the most delicious appetizers for Cinco de Mayo is Shrimp Ceviche. This seafood recipe with boiling shrimp is influenced by Latin American cuisine and may be made ahead of time.
  • Chicken Fajitas
  • Taco Soup
  • Churros With Chocolate

Ingredients for Keto Cinco De Mayo Recipes

  • Avocado – we all love avocados, and you will be glad to know that it is a common ingredient in all types of recipes.
  • Peppers – whether you use them in soups or main courses, peppers are a common ingredient that tastes delicious.
  • Cream Cheese
  • Jalapenos – you can fill them or add them just for a little spicy taste.
  • Tomatoes
  • Cilantro – What dish doesn’t look good with a little chopped fresh parsley on top?
  • Tortillas – Don’t worry. We don’t talk about those regular tortillas full of carbs. There are keto tortillas that taste extremely delicious as well.
  • Taco Seasoning

Best Keto Recipes For Cinco De Mayo

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

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These Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers are the best easy party appetizers that are super easy to make and everyone loves. Made with fresh jalapenos, cream cheese, green onion, and crispy bacon, they are always a crowd-pleaser!
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Mexican Deviled Eggs

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Mexican Deviled Eggs are a spicy twist on your classic deviled eggs. Mexican Deviled Eggs are an appetizer with a little more kick than your average deviled egg.
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Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers

Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers are a fun and delicious way to enjoy loaded nachos without the carbs. Loaded nachos are easy to make, perfect for a party, Game Day, snack, or quick dinner.
Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers are a fun and delicious way to enjoy loaded nachos without the carbs. Loaded nachos are easy to make, perfect for a party, Game Day, snack, or quick dinner.
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Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas (Paleo, Whole30 + Keto)

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This easy sheet pan shrimp fajitas recipe is a fast and flavorful dinner. With a simple lime sauce that flavors the whole dish, you’ll be amazed at how savory and satisfying this healthy one pan meal is. It’s time to pick your favorite toppings and dish up!
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Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa

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This Cilantro Lime Chicken is incredibly juicy, tender, and flavored. Enjoy a grilled chicken recipe that's served with a fresh and delicious Avocado Salsa. A healthy 30-minute dinner recipe that's super easy to make for a summer meal. 
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Keto Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Keto Chicken Tortilla Soup (Sopa de Tortilla con Pollo) is a featured menu item on virtually every Mexican restaurant in the Southwest. As a result, there are many different versions. Most are not low carb or Keto friendly. For example, most feature corn and corn tortilla chips. But, they all do have one similarity – they are all delicious! Full of carbs, but delicious. We have found a way to make our Keto version truly special.
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Super Easy Chicken Fajitas {Low Carb, Keto, Paleo Recipe}

These Easy Chicken Fajitas are healthy, quick to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner. The chicken is succulent, super flavourful and the low carb tortillas are fantastic. Enjoy this one-pan meal made with peppers, onions, chicken spicy fajita seasoning.
These Easy Chicken Fajitas are healthy, quick to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner. The chicken is succulent, super flavourful and the low carb tortillas are fantastic. Enjoy this one-pan meal made with peppers, onions, chicken spicy fajita seasoning.
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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Stuffed Chicken

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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Stuffed Chicken is a cinch to make in the Air Fryer. Flavorful Stuffed chicken breast filled with cheesy jalapenos wrapped in crispy bacon.
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Low Carb, Slow Cooked Pork Chile Verde

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Pork Chile Verde is a tangy, smoky Mexican stew, frequently made with chicken as the protein.  I think pork adds to the richness of the stew however, making it a great comfort food.  The refreshing crunch of sliced jicama sprinkled with Tajin is the perfect side dish to this comfort food.
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Low Carb Chicken Enchilada Soup

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Looking for a delicious low carb soup? This chicken enchilada soup recipe is easy to make and everyone will love it. Whether you are watching your carbs or just want an amazing soup recipe, this creamy soup is sure to please.
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Creamy Taco Soup

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A delicious and hearty low carb and keto friendly taco soup that is sure to be a family favorite! This Creamy Keto Taco Soup is packed full of flavor. You can adjust the level of spice based on your family’s preference. From mild to spicy, you can dial this recipe in to please the whole family!
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Keto Mexican Bowl

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This Keto Mexican Bowl is a delicious, low-carb breakfast option, but it’s perfect for any meal of the day. It’s filled with fresh and colorful veggies, hearty flavored beef meat, cheddar cheese, and sour cream. You will love this healthy Mexican Bowl that is perfect for a busy day and can be made with their favorite toppings.
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Keto Taco Pie

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Keto taco pie is one savory casserole that gives you that Tex-Mex feels in every bite. This Taco pie recipe is one of our favorite Taco Tuesday dishes in our home. Give this low carb Mexican recipe a try. 
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Easy Taco Salad Recipe

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This taco salad it's super easy to make in just 20 minutes from scratch with wholesome ingredients. It's a healthy salad recipe with ground beef, fresh lettuce, avocado, and cheddar cheese. Loaded with flavor, you have to try this taco salad recipe that's delicious, creamy, and perfectly spiced.
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Mexican Keto Meatballs

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These Mexican Keto Meatballs are a spicy, low carb appetizer made with ground beef, Mexican spices, jalapenos, and cheese. They are the perfect bite-size appetizer for Cinco de Mayo parties!
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Healthy Keto Taco Seasoning – Sugar-free, Low Carb and Gluten Free

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Learn how to make a delicious keto taco seasoning at home that is very tasty and quick to make. Use this homemade taco seasoning in tons of recipes such as tacos, burritos, salads, soups and more!
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Salsa Chicken Keto Recipe with Only 5 Ingredients

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Chicken breasts baked in salsa and smothered in cheese? Who can say no to that for dinner! This quick and easy recipe requires only 5 ingredients and nearly no prep time. Delicious and flavorful Mexican style Salsa Chicken will be on your plate in only 35 minutes from start to finish!
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Pico De Gallo

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Pico De Gallo is a Mexican classic tomato dip also named "Salsa Fresca" in Spanish or "fresh salsa". It's the freshest dip ready in less than 10 minutes and needs just 6 ingredients.
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How to make the perfect Low Carb Guacamole

Guacamole is a mexican dish that is keto friendly. Avocado is high in heart-friendly healthy fats and has many health benefits. If you are not a huge avocado fan, try my guacamole dish, you wil love it.
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Shrimp Taco Cucumbers Bites

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Looking for a great finger food to bring to a pot-luck? This is a great, bite-size recipe that’s bound to please a variety of diners. In this recipe, you’ll be combining Mexican-inspired spices with a host of other ingredients including shrimp, guacamole, and cucumber in a southwestern-flavored seafood recipe. 
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Cheese Shell Taco Cups

Craving tacos but don’t want to eat the carb loaded shells? These keto cheese shell taco cups are the perfect alternative and taste delicious! It’s easy to make and one of my favorite dinner recipe. 
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20 Minute Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

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This Grilled Shrimp Skewer is a delicious, quick to make shrimp recipe that's ready within minutes. Shrimp is marinated, then grilled until perfectly golden. Cook this simple grilled shrimp recipe on the stove or an outside grill. 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails on or off
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Halibut Ceviche

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This Halibut Ceviche is super popular with all of our friends. It’s tart, yet salty and spicy. Perfect for eating with tortilla chips, plantain chips, or sliced cucumbers.
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Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Recipe

This authentic Barbacoa recipe is an easy slow cooker meal that makes the most amazing beef seasoned with chipotle peppers and other simple ingredients
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Keto Mexican Lasagna

Rich and spicy easy-to-make Keto Mexican Lasagna layered with homemade chorizo and a ricotta and Monterey Jack cheese filling.
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Green Tomato Salsa

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This mild green tomato salsa is fantastic on grilled meats, eggs and all of your Mexican food favorites. So good and easy to make you’ll want it on everything!
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Keto Margarita

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There's no need to skip margaritas when you want to cut sugar and calories from your diet. Instead, mix up this refreshing keto margarita. It's the same tequila cocktail you know and love, just without the excess of sugar.
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Keto Churros

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These grain free keto churros are just the thing for those following the low carb keto diet. You can have this low carb dessert without guilt. Each churro only has 2 net carbs. 
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Keto Mexican Hot Chocolate Fat Bombs

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Craving chocolate but don’t want all the added sugars that come with it? Then this keto mexican hot chocolate fat bomb recipe is perfect for you!
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Keto Flan

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Just because you are on a keto diet doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy flan! With this keto flan recipe, you can quickly make a sugar free flan with just a blender and an oven. If you follow this recipe, your flan will turn out creamy, sweet, and milky with not even a hint of eggy flavor. Plus, it's only 2.4 g net carbs per serving!
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