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Keto Nachos with Ground Beef and Guacamole

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Nachos are normally made with tortilla chips, which are highly processed and not allowed on a keto diet. Luckily, if you swap out the unhealthy tortilla chips for healthy, low-carb ingredients, you can still enjoy nachos! 

This recipe is perfect for Superbowl Sunday or any party, really. You can serve it as an appetizer or even alongside a main dish. It’s cheesy, hearty, and doesn’t contain any inflammatory ingredients like traditional nacho dishes do.

The chips serve as a base for your nachos. Our recipe calls for almond flour, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, melted butter and a small egg. 

gluten free tortilla chips

On the other hand, most tortilla chips are made with corn, vegetable oil, preservatives, more salt than you even, and sometimes even added sugar. These ingredients are highly inflammatory and will send your blood sugar levels soaring.

Almond flour makes a great keto “chip.” It’s high in fiber, low in calories, and contains healthy fats to fill you up. Plus, it pairs well with cheese! 

You can top your nachos with just about anything you want, as long as it’s low-carb. Our recipe calls for the basic nacho toppings, including ground beef, sour cream, and tomatoes.

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beef nachos with guacamole

You can also add more cheese on top if you would like! We serve these nachos with homemade guacamole.

It greatly enhances the nutritional value of the dish by providing vitamin A, B6, C, E and K, omega-3 fatty acids, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, copper and manganese.

Ground beef is a good source of 14 essential nutrients, including protein, zinc, iron, selenium, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin, vitamin D, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, pantothenate, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium.

We recommend buying a brand of ground beef that comes from grass-finished sources. It should not contain any antibiotics, hormones, or preservatives. 


Let’s Do It!

Start by making the chips. In a bowl, mix the almond flour, butter, oregano, cream cheese and salt. Flatten the dough using a rolling pin.

making nachos dough

Cut the dough into small rectangles and top with cheddar cheese. Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes or until golden brown. 

baking nachos in oven

While baking, brown the meat in a stovetop pan with oil, garlic, pepper, bay leaves, and salt. Add the tomato after 10 minutes and cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat. 

making ground beef topping

Prepare the guacamole by mixing together the avocado, cilantro, tomato, onion, and salt and pepper. 

making guacamole dip

Assemble the nachos with the meat on top and serve with guacamole. 

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Keto Nachos

A low-carb nachos dish topped with ground beef and served with guacamole.
Course Lunch, Snack
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword keto nachos, low carb nachos
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 554kcal
Author Tanya K.

Ingredients

For The Chips

For Topping

  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 tomato small, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 2 bay leaves optional
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

For Guacamole

  • 1 avocado medium, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tomato small, chopped
  • 1 tbsp onion chopped
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F°.
  • Mix the almond flour, butter, oregano, cream cheese and 1 tsp salt in a bowl. Make sure to mix until the dough looks soft so you can use a rolling pin to flatten it.
  • Cut small rectangles to form the crackers and place cheddar cheese on each cracker. Place them on a baking sheet and then in the oven for about 10 minutes or until they look brown. Set aside.
  • In the meantime, add oil to a preheated skillet and add the garlic clove, bay leaves, ground beef, pepper, and salt.
  • Let it cook for 10 minutes and then add chopped tomato. Cook for 5 more minutes and remove from heat.
  • For the guacamole, mix the avocado, 1 chopped tomato, cilantro, and onion. Add salt to taste.
  • Serve nacho crackers with meat and sour cream on top along with guacamole and enjoy!

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Nutrition/Macros

Nutrition Facts
Keto Nachos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 554 Calories from Fat 432
% Daily Value*
Fat 48g74%
Saturated Fat 18g90%
Cholesterol 134mg45%
Sodium 900mg38%
Potassium 595mg17%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 1198IU24%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 271mg27%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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