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Keto Taco Pie (Crustless)

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4.97 from 403 votes
By Carine Claudepierre - - 6 Comments

This keto crustless taco pie is the easiest keto dinner for Mexican food lovers.

With only 1.8 grams of net carbs per serving, this fulfilling meal is also easy to rewarm the next day for a quick keto breakfast.

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What Is A Keto Taco Pie?

A Keto Taco Pie is a crustless beef pie with all the flavors of your favorite taco recipe.

It’s very low in carbs but full of the classic taco taste you might be missing on your keto diet.

A keto taco casserole is the ideal Keto Mexican dinner.

How To Make Keto Taco Pie

This is a straightforward recipe. All it takes is a few basic ingredients.


Let’s see all the simple ingredients you need to make this taco pie keto recipe at home.

  • Ground beef – you can also use ground turkey or ground chicken if you prefer. However, beef is a great meat to keep your balance of protein and fat intake high on a keto diet.
  • Coconut oil or olive oil – to fry the beef.
  • Onion – or garlic
  • Taco seasoning – I am using my own keto taco seasoning recipe to flavor this low-carb taco pie. It’s the best way to avoid added sugar or preservatives from store-bought seasoning mix. Plus, my taco seasoning mix stores for months, so you can reuse this in any other keto Mexican recipe.
  • Green chili – if you don’t like your food too spicy, skip the chili or just add some black pepper.
  • Large eggs – Eggs are keto-friendly ingredients with less than 1 gram of net carbs!
  • Salsa sauce – look for salsa sauce with no added sugar.
  • Heavy creamheavy cream is generally keto-friendly.
  • Monterey Jack cheese or cheddar cheese 

Fry the meat with spices

First, warm some olive oil or coconut in a large non-stick frying pan.

Cook the onion until fragrant, then stir in ground beef and use a spatula to break down the meat into tiny pieces.

Fry the beef until it’s cooked evenly, and no more red spots can be seen.

Finally, add in taco seasoning and chopped green chili, stir and cook for 1 minute to flavor the meat.

How to cook meat for taco pie

Draining The Meat

First, make sure you grease a deep 9-inch round dishpan with coconut oil.

Then, use a slotted spoon to transfer the cooked meat from the frying pan to the dishpan.

Don’t add any meat juice, or the pie will be runny. Set aside the pan while you prepare the egg mixture.

Salsa Egg Mixture

Now, beat the eggs in a large bowl along with salsa sauce, and heavy cream.

Then, stir in half of the shredded cheese.

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Assembling The Pie

Finally, pour the egg mixture over the cooked meat in the dish.

I like to use a spoon to give a gentle stir.

This prevents the egg mixture from cooking on the top and having all the meat at the bottom. Add the remaining shredded cheeses on top of the dish.


Bake the keto taco pie for 30 minutes at 350ºF (180ºC). You know the pie is ready when it is firm on the top and sides.

Cooling Down

Let the crustless taco pie cool down in the pan for 10 minutes before serving.

Keto taco pie recipe

Serving The Keto Taco Pie

There are many low-carb Mexican toppings you can add on top of your taco pie.

Remember to always add toppings kist before serving, or fresh herbs can wilt and cream spread.

If you plan to serve this healthy taco pie for a family dinner and you are sure that the entire dish will be eaten, add the toppings on top of the whole pie.

It looks stunning, and all the family will be impressed.

However, note that if your taco keto pie is too hot, dairy toppings like sour cream will spread and melt, so it might be better to add them to individual slices.

The best keto toppings that your keto friends will love with this recipe are:

  • Sour cream – as said above, if the pie is too hot, sour cream spreads and melts, so add this to a lukewarm pie.
  • Salsa or pico de Gallo – you can make your own with diced tomatoes, lime juice, red onions, green onions, and olive oil.
  • Diced ripe avocado
  • Slices of fresh chili
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Diced red onion
  • Homemade guacamole

Side Selection

The best healthy and low carb sides to these crustless taco pies are mostly keto vegetables like:

Taco pie keto

Storage Instructions

You can store the leftovers of this keto taco pie recipe for 3 days in the fridge and just reheat it in the microwave before serving.

It’s also possible to freeze individual slices and keep them for up to 3 months in the freezer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I double up the recipe?

Yes, you can make a taco casserole using this recipe.

Double the recipe and bake in a 9-inch x 13-inch rectangular baking dish. It will take a very similar time to bake as the thickness is very similar.

How to rewarm this easy taco pie?

You can rewarm this keto easy taco pie recipe, without toppings, in the microwave or under the stove on medium heat.

Rewarm until piping hot, and then add the toppings.

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Keto Taco Pie

1.8gNet Carbs
An easy Mexican keto dinner, a crustless keto taco pie to enjoy with sour cream, avocado, salsa, and coriander.
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins
Yield: 8 serves
Serving Size: 1 slice


Net Carbs 1.8g
Fat 25.3g
Protein 16.8g
Calories 306.3kcal
4.97 from 403 votes
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Optional – add only if your seasoning is unsalted

  • ½ teaspoon Salt


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF (180°C). Grease a 9-inch round deep pie dish with butter. Set aside.
  • Warm coconut oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
  • Stir in onion and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Stir in ground beef, breaking it apart into tiny pieces to evenly cook the meat on all sides.
  • When the beef is cooked – the meat is not red – stir in diced chili and taco seasonings. Keep cooking for 1 minute, constantly stirring to flavor the meat. Taste the meat and add salt if needed.
  • Remove the frying pan from heat, and using a slotted spoon, transfer the cooked meat into the prepared deep dish pan. Make sure you drain the meat well with the spoon to avoid adding meat juice that can make the pie wet. Set the pie pan aside while preparing the egg mixture.
  • In another large mixing bowl, beat eggs with salsa sauce and heavy cream. Stir in half the shredded cheese.
  • Pour the egg mixture into the deep dish pan, over the cooked meat, and gently stir with a spoon to combine and avoid the egg mixture to stay on top.
  • Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheese on top of the pan.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the pie is set.
  • Cool down 10 minutes before slicing into 8 even slices.

How to serve the taco pie

  • Add the toppings on the entire pie only if the whole pie will be eaten all at once – toppings don't rewarm well. Otherwise, add the toppings per slice just before eating.
  • Best keto toppings to add are a dollop of sour cream, diced avocado slices, extra slices of chilies, fresh cilantro. Serve with shredded lettuce on the side with a drizzle of olive oil on it.
Nutrition panel is for 1 slice without toppings
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Nutrition Facts
Keto Taco Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 306.3 Calories from Fat 228
% Daily Value*
Fat 25.3g39%
Saturated Fat 12.4g78%
Cholesterol 173mg58%
Sodium 400.2mg17%
Potassium 221.2mg6%
Carbohydrates 2.2g1%
Fiber 0.4g2%
Sugar 0.8g1%
Protein 16.8g34%
Net Carbs 1.8g
Vitamin A 623.1IU12%
Vitamin C 1.6mg2%
Calcium 142.5mg14%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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    6 Thoughts On Keto Taco Pie (Crustless)
  1. 5 stars
    Definitely a keeper! I always season my ground beef with S/P and granulated garlic when brown it. I didn’t have have a green chili, so I substituted with a 4 oz can of diced mild diced green chilis. Otherwise followed the directions as written. DELICIOUS!


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