Keto Taco Shells (Spinach & Cheese)
These Keto Taco Shells are made with only 5 ingredients, 100% gluten-free, keto-friendly, and delicious!
Make your favorite soft-shell tacos with these Mexican-inspired soft tortillas!
What Are Keto Taco Shells?
While classic cheese taco shells are basically melted grated cheese shaped to look like a taco, this Keto Taco Shell with spinach is a more refined recipe.
It’s not only healthier with its potion of vegetables, but it’s also tastier and it holds its filling better.
Here I am introducing a new version of the keto taco shells you are used to eating: a spinach cheese taco shells recipe. You’re probably wondering why adding spinach to cheese taco shells, right?
First, taste. I seriously love cheese taco shells, but I found them bland. Obviously, a taco shell made only with cheese can’t have much flavor, and that’s why spinach taco shells are tastier.
Secondly, vitamins. On a keto diet, you need your vitamin C, and while orange is a great source of vitamin C, it’s also loaded with sugar. Check out our keto-friendly fruit list to figure out which fruit you can have on Keto!
So, we call spinach to the rescue! Indeed, 100 grams of spinach brings you 46% of your DRI of vitamin C, meaning it’s the top sugar-free breakfast food to start the day with energy.
Finally, spinach is one of the lowest carb vegetables, with only 3 grams of net carbs per 100g of cooked spinach. So it’s the best way to add greens to your plate on a low-carb keto diet.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
This is an awesome, simple recipe because it’s:
- 5 Ingredients
- Ready In 25 Minutes
- Rich in Vitamin C
- 1 Portion of veggies
Spinach Keto Taco Shells
How To Make Keto Taco Shells
Apart from their amazing flavor and nutrient values, these Spinach Taco Shells are pretty easy to make.
Bonus, you probably have all the basic 4 ingredients needed to make them now.
Let’s look closer at the basic keto ingredients needed to make this healthy taco shell recipe.
- Eggs – you must use eggs in this recipe. Don’t try an egg substitute, or it wouldn’t work.
- Almond flour or almond meal – both work well. Or sunflower seed flour for a nut-free keto alternative.
- Grated cheese – feel free to use any hard grated cheese you like to vary the flavor: mozzarella, Parmesan, cheddar, or smoked cheese.
- Spinach – fresh or frozen, both work as long as you cook, drain and chop the spinach before using it in the recipe.
- Garlic salt or any other dry spices like cumin, paprika, chili, or turmeric.
Healthy taco shells
Whether you eat keto, low-carb, or just want a healthy recipe for your Mexican night. These spinach taco shells are perfect!
They contain a lot of omega 3, vitamins C, protein, and only 1.1 grams of net carbs per shell. Plus, these keto taco shells are baked, meaning you don’t need to fry the cheese!
Keto Taco Shell Filling Ideas
You can use these low-carb taco shells for breakfast or dinner. Below are some filling ideas:
- Breakfast taco – scrambled eggs, avocado, tomatoes.
- Greek souvlaki – grilled chicken, tzatziki sauce, and cucumber stick.
- Mexican taco – chicken or beef fajita, sour cream, guacamole, and cheddar.
- Vegetarian taco – lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, cucumber, and aioli.
You can store cooked keto taco shells for up to 3 days in the fridge and reheat them in the oven for a few minutes.
You can also freeze the spinach taco shell in an airtight container. Make sure the shells don’t overlap, or it makes them difficult to defrost individually.
Place a piece of parchment paper between each keto taco shell to avoid this problem.
Defrost them in less than 1 hour at room temperature. Rewarm the shells in a sandwich press or hot oven for 1 to 2 minutes at 300°F (150°C).
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