Baked Cheese Keto Taco Shells Recipe

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Craving tacos and need some Keto Taco Shells? This recipe gives you the crispy crunch of a taco shell without the carbs. All you need is your favorite shredded cheese blend and a few of my tips to make this happen!

This is a great way to serve up my slow cooker ranch chicken tacos.  You could even make up this amazing carne asada recipe and serve in these for a perfect low carb keto meal.
Keto taco shells filled with veggie sand meat sitting on a white plate

Baked Cheese Keto Taco Shells Recipe

These keto taco shells are unbelievably good, and you’ll never miss the carbs!  They are full of flavor and the crunch you expect from any crunchy taco.  I love that they are so good and easy to make, that I can serve them to my whole family, even the ones who aren’t following a keto diet!
You can easily build your favorite taco bar for this recipe and still stay on track with your keto diet plan.

Keto taco shells filled with veggies and meat sitting on a white plate with toppings in background

What are the best keto toppings for your taco bar?

The best part of tacos comes in the toppings!  There are so many options that fit into a keto diet.  Below are some of my favorite things to add to these crunchy cheese keto taco shells.

  • Beef, pork, chicken, fish, or vegetable toppings
  • Iceberg, romaine, green leaf, red leaf, or bibb lettuce
  • Diced tomatoes or my Weight Watchers Salsa
  • Onions, bell peppers, or hot peppers
  • Shredded cheeses
  • Hot sauce, Verde sauce, ranch dressing

What is the best keto cheese to make taco shells with?

The best part of this recipe is that you can use whatever kind of cheese you like as long as it melts well. I prefer to use cheddar, jack, and parmesan cheese when I make keto cheese taco shells. The flavors are the perfect combination of Mexican flavors.  You could also use pepper jack blends or a variety of yellow and white cheddar as well as sharp and mild blends.

An overhead picture showing keto taco shells on plate with ground beef chicken and veggies on trays

Can these low carb taco shells be made in advance?

For the best results, you want to make these low carb taco shells the same day you are going to eat them. they do not store well.

An overhead picture of stuffed keto taco shells on a white plate

Ingredients for cheesy taco shells

  • coconut flour
  • cheddar cheese
  • Jack cheese
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Garlic salt with parsley

How to make keto taco shells

For this recipe, you will want to use a silicone baking mat or parchment paper on the baking sheet.  This will prevent sticking and make it much easier to remove these when you are ready to shape them.

You’ll blend together your ingredients and then place them in s

Keto taco shells filled with veggie sand meat sitting on a white plate
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Baked Cheese Keto Taco Shells Recipe

Craving tacos and need some Keto Taco Shells? This Baked Cheese Keto Taco Shells Recipe gives you the crispy crunch of a taco shell without the carbs. 
Servings: 10
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes


  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup Jack cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt with parsley


  • Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and toss the cheeses with the flour and garlic salt, to coat, and blend.
  • Line a cookie sheet with Parchment paper, and place about 1/3 cup of the cheese mixture on the parchment paper, and smooth the cheese mixture out into a circle about 5 inches by 5 inches.
  • You should be able to get 3 cheese circles per cookie sheet.
  • Bake them at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes, and then remove them from the oven.  Take them off the cookie sheet one at a time, and immediately place them into the middle of the taco holder,  and gently push the center of the shell down to form the taco shell.
  • I removed the cheese shells from the cookie sheet with a large spatula and had another spatula to help place it in the taco holder, and gently push down the center to form the shell.
  • Repeat these steps, until all shells have been baked and formed.
  • Let the shells cool completely, and then place them on a tray until time to serve. Fill with your favorite taco ingredients, and Enjoy!

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Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 139IU | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 1mg


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