Easy Keto Tex Mex Recipes

Our Keto Tex Mex recipes offer the authentic flavors of the Southwest to your low carb keto kitchen, minus all the carbs.

Thought I’d share my collection of easy keto Tex Mex recipes. These low carb keto-friendly dishes are bursting with Southwestern flavor that ranges from bold, to mild, to everything in-between. If you are looking for a way to enjoy these flavors while doing a ketogenic diet, you’ve come to the right place.

In this growing collection of Tex Mex keto recipes, you’ll find delicious and simple recipes that are sure to become favorites. The best part is that they are options that your whole family can enjoy even if they’re not on a keto diet.

Keto Tex Mex Recipes

Collection Of Easy Tex Mex Recipes

If you’re a follower of my blog, then you’ve probably noticed that I’m a huge fan of all things Tex Mex. Which is perhaps a bit odd since I don’t personally have any roots in Texas or Mexico.

Or does being an NFL Cowboy fan count for my Texas flavor inclinations? All I know is that there is no denying how much these flavors have influenced my palate.


This collection of keto Tex Mex recipes allows you to enjoy all the amazing Southwestern flavors minus the high carbs that are normally associated with this cuisine. So you can avoid being kicked out of ketosis and remain compliant while still having a delicious Tex Mex meal.

Just because you’ve opted to do a ketogenic diet, doesn’t mean you should be deprived of these amazing popular dishes.

1. Easiest Low Carb Keto Chili

My recipe for easy keto chili is a favorite with our friends and family. There’s a good reason why it’s often requested because it’s jam-packed with flavor. My easy keto chili is a hearty recipe but it isn’t necessarily spicy hot.

You can although increase the heat level if you prefer. The goal was to give you a chili recipe that had loads of  Southwestern flavor but low in carbs.  And that my friend is exactly what this keto chili delivers.

2. Easy Keto Chicken Chili

Are you wondering if you could feed a crowd a healthy keto Tex Mex meal? Well, rest assured that my keto chicken chili is the perfect satisfying dish that even your non-keto family will enjoy.

I purposely made this keto chili to serve 12, making it a great solution for a large group or for easy meal planning. My recipe for keto chicken chili is made in a slow cooker for added convenience and freezes well.

I added cream cheese to this keto Tex Mex chicken chili recipe because it makes it extra velvety smooth and allows for the flavors to blend effortlessly. Yummmmm.

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3. Keto Chicken Chili Cornbread Casserole

When you marry two popular Keto Southwestern dishes, you end up with a keto Tex Mex masterpiece. That’s how I can best describe this keto chicken chili cornbread casserole.

In this recipe, I combine a keto chicken chili, with a delicious “cornbread” topping. But there’s no need to fret since the cornbread layer is made with zero cornmeal.  It uses coconut flour for an easy keto-friendly cornbread option.

4. Keto Bacon Wrapped Tex Mex Chicken Sheet Pan Recipe

Cooking this keto bacon wrapped Tex Mex chicken on a sheet pan makes it simple to bring dinner to the table on busy weeknights. Since everything is cooked at once you save time and energy with this keto Tex Mex recipe.

5. Keto Southwest Jalapeño Poppers

What can possibly make low carb jalapeño poppers even better? Why the flavors of lime, tomatoes, and cilantro of course. These keto southwest jalapeño poppers will be the star appetizer of your next BBQ.

The jalapeños are stuffed with a combination of goat cheese, cream cheese and Mexican lime & cilantro canned tomatoes. If that’s not enough deliciousness, they are then cooked on the grill for added smokiness flavor.

6. Easy Keto Tamale Pie

What would a keto Tex Mex recipe collection be without a keto tamale pie offering? It would be a list that is glaringly lacking a Southwestern favorite.

This recipe for easy keto tamale pie has a quick beef chili layer that is then topped it with a “cornbread” crust.  The cornbread topping is made without any form of corn, keeping the recipe low in carbs and keto-friendly.

7. Keto Mexican Cauliflower Rice Chicken

Keto Mexican cauliflower rice and chicken is your answer for when you are craving a Tex Mex version of arroz con pollo (chicken and rice).

If you are missing rice while doing keto, you need to try this simple keto Tex Mex recipe, I promise it will keep you from cheating.

8. Easy Keto Cornbread Recipe

Don’t you agree that every keto Tex Mex collection deserves an easy keto cornbread option? Although cornbread is certainly not exclusive to Southwestern cuisine, it does play a role in the Tex Mex kitchen. So, of course, I had to include my keto cornbread recipe here too.

9. Easy Keto Taco Soup

My recipe for keto taco soup is my low carb version of chicken tortilla soup. It’s a rich soup that’s packed with Tex Mex flavors but it isn’t thickened with high carb tortillas.

I’ve chosen to make this recipe for you in a slow cooker for the added ease it provides. Just toss all your ingredients into your crock pot in the morning and set it to low. Once dinner time rolls around, you’ll have an amazing keto Tex Mex soup waiting to be devoured.

10. Keto Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

And for dessert, I added my keto Mexican hot chocolate cookies to the collection. These bold cookies combine the flavors of cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and chocolate for one amazing low carb Tex Mex cookie.

If you’ve never had this combination of earthy flavors, you really must give this keto Mexican hot chocolate cookie recipe a try.

Oh and don’t be afraid of the cayenne pepper in these cookies, you can always reduce the amount of spice to your preferences.

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I’m happy to share these keto Tex Mex recipes to help you combat your Southwestern food cravings effectively. If you decide to make any of these recipes please remember to tag us on Instagram and Facebook. I can’t tell you how encouraging it is to see how well you are duplicating my recipes.

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