Twenty-Five+ Healthy Low-Carb Mexican Food Dinners for Cinco de Mayo
Here are all my favorite Healthy Low-Carb Mexican Dinners for Cinco de Mayo. Use the Diet-Type Index to find more low-carb and gluten-free recipes like these.
You probably couldn’t help but notice that I’m a huge fan of Mexican food around here, and through the years I’ve made so many tasty low-carb favorites with those flavors. And Cinco de Mayo is just one week away! There’s nothing I like more than a good excuse to eat Mexican food for a whole week, so for the occasion I’m updating my collection of Twenty-Five+ Healthy Low-Carb Mexican Food Dinners for Cinco de Mayo.
I’ve divided the favorite Low-Carb Mexican Food Recipes into three categories: Low-Carb and Gluten-Free Mexican Food Dinners, Low-Carb But Not Gluten-Free Mexican Food Dinners (that use low-carb tortillas), and Carb Conscious / Low-Glycemic Mexican Food Dinners (that contain beans). Hopefully there’ll be something for everyone in this collection!
All these Mexican food dinners are favorites that I bet your family will like. And I promise I won’t tell if you decide to make one of them right away before Cinco de Mayo gets here; enjoy!
(If you haven’t tried a wrap with collards, these might surprise you!)
Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Low-Carb Green Chile Pork Taco Bowl
(We loved this spicy green chile pork on a bed of cauliflower rice,
you choose the cooking method you prefer!)
Green Chile and Chicken Mock Enchilada Casserole
(Everyone in my extended family loves this recipe!)
Low-Carb Ground Beef Cauliflower Rice Taco Bowls
(This is quick and easy for a work night dinner!)
Beefy and Cheesy Low-Carb Green Chile Bake
(This is the perfect low-carb casserole with ground beef.)
Instant Pot (or Stovetop) Low-Carb Taco Soup
(My favorite taco soup recipe, without the carbs!)
(The low-carb tortillas are not gluten-free; eat on taco salad or in lettuce wraps!)
Low-Carb Southwestern Pot Roast in the Slow Cooker
(Have pot roast for dinner and use leftover meat for taco salad!)
Fish Taco Cabbage Bowl
(If you like fish tacos, you’ll love this low-carb version!)
(This casserole has whole green chiles and red chile sauce.)
Lettuce Wrap Fish Tacos with Spicy Slaw and Avocado
(Fish Tacos in lettuce wrap form!)
(This is great any time of year!)
(You can start this in the afternoon and have it for dinner.)
(Don’t skip the avocado salsa!)
Pressure Cooker Low-Carb Flank Steak Tacos with Spicy Mexican Slaw
(We loved these tacos with ultra-tender flank steak.)
Low-Carb Breakfast Tacos with Sausage, Peppers, and Eggs
(Use low-carb tortillas and have breakfast for dinner!)
Low-Carb Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole
(This will be a hit with the family; use low-carb tortillas.)
Easy Guacamole Tostadas
(Yum! Use low-carb tortillas.)
Low-Carb Slow Cooker Green Chile Chicken Tacos with Poblano-Cabbage Slaw
(I love the slaw in this recipe; use low-carb tortillas.)
Chicken Fajitas in the CrockPot
(Use low-carb tortillas or eat the chicken and veggies with melted cheese.)
Low-Carb Slow Cooker Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas
(This was a huge hit when we tested the recipe!)
Carb-Conscious / Low-Glycemic Mexican Food Dinners
(These recipes have beans so they’re slightly higher in carbs, but they are all low-glycemic and Phase One for the South Beach Diet.)
Seven Layer Tostadas
Spicy Beef and Black Bean Soft Tacos with Cucumber, Tomato, and Lime Salsa
Want More Low-Carb Recipes?
—Last Friday I shared The BEST Low-Carb Recipes Using Leftover Ham, so check that out if you still have some ham left!
—Use the Recipes-by-Photo Index Page for Low-Carb Recipes to see all the low-carb recipes that have been featured on this site.
—Top 25 Low-Carb Slow Cooker Dinners ~ Slow Cooker from Scratch
—50 MORE Great Low-Carb Slow Cooker Recipes ~ Slow Cooker from Scratch
—Want Low-Carb Meatless Recipes? I’ve got a new Pinterest board for that!
Does your family make a special meal for Cinco de Mayo? If so, tell us in the comments about what’s going to be on the menu this year.
On – 28 Apr, 2017 By Kalyn Denny