Keto Cinco de Mayo Favorites

Cinco de Mayo is upon us and the usual celebrations are being planned. Only this year, there may be a lot of stay-at-home Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Therefore, Joanie and I decided we should post some of our favorite Mexican recipes. Keto Cinco de Mayo Favorites may surprise a lot of people. Keto Mexican recipes? We have so many. They are so delicious – and all Tasty Low Carb!

  • Low Carb Huevos Rancheros with Chorizo

    Cooks in 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    A delicious low carb Mexican-style breakfast with lots of flavor and definitely low carb! Healthy and delicious with the kick of Mexican chorizo and eggs!

What is Cinco de Mayo?

Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day. It is actually celebrated in Mexico to recognize their victory over the French forces that invaded at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Yes, the French and Napoleon III did try to take over Mexico. Today, it is a celebration of Mexican American culture. And, of course, the cuisine and Margaritas!

  • Guacamole for Cinco de Mayo

    Cooks in 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    Guacamole for Cinco de Mayo or any day! A simple and great tasting Keto guacamole! A perfect low-carb dip or side dish.

  • Southwestern Cobb Salad with Chipotle Dressing

    Cooks in 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    Low Carb and Keto Diet – try our Southwestern Cobb Salad with Chipotle Dressing! The chipotle cream salad dressing is simple and delicious with just two ingredients!

A Site Full of Recipes

We have a lot of Mexican and Southwest recipes on our site. We chose these as some of our favorites. Please check the categories for additional recipes that you may enjoy. Print your favorites or add them to a recipe collection so you can return often.

  • Keto Almond Flour Tortillas

    Cooks in 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    Keto Almond Flour Tortillas are easy to make and are perfect for tacos, tostadas, and enchiladas! A definite low-carb essential that is also gluten-free. All the taste and only 3g of net carbs!

  • Keto Chicken Tinga (Tinga de Pollo)

    Cooks in 35 minutesDifficulty: Medium

    Classic recipe for Keto Chicken Tinga for tacos, tostadas, burritos, or over cauliflower rice. A blend of tomatoes and tomatillos make this recipe so tasty. It is low in carbs – it is delicious – and it is so easy!

Delicious Keto Recipes

We do have our favorite Mexican restaurant where we live. It is actually within walking distance. It is difficult to find Keto food there, but we do find inspirations from their excellent menu. We experiment and create similar tastes and flavors in low-carb versions. Hopefully we have done some of the work for you with our Keto Cinco de Mayo Favorites. Enjoy!

  • Chicken Chile Verde – Slow Cooker

    Cooks in 440 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    Chicken Chile Verde is a delicious Keto chicken in salsa verde – perfect over cauliflower rice or as taco meat. Can be made in a slow cooker or your favorite skillet!

  • Coconut Cauliflower Rice with Jalapeño

    Cooks in 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    Coconut Cauliflower Rice adds Jalapeño as the perfect way to add flavor and a little heat to your cauliflower rice side – goes with any meat dish!

Mexican Drink Recipes!

It is nearly impossible to celebrate Cinco de Mayo without enjoying your favorite Mexican refreshments! We have you covered. Try our classic Margarita or a delicious low-carb Mexican Mule. In addition, for a crowd you may also want to try making a batch of our low-carb Margarita Mix.Maybe our Bloody Maria for that May 6th headache!

  • Margarita – Classic and Low Carb

    Cooks in 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    A delicious Keto/low-carb Margarita for Cinco de Mayo or any day! A true "skinny margarita" with a classic taste! The fresh-squeezed lime juice makes all the difference . . . make a double batch tonight!

  • Low Carb Mexican Mule

    Cooks in 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    Keto Mexican Mule is a traditional mule with a bit of a Mexican "kick." Muddled Cilantro and Jalapeño with real Ginger Beer! Enjoy! The perfect refreshing drink to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or any Holiday!

Cinco de Mayo – A National Party!

Cinco de Mayo has grown in the United States to become a nationwide party celebrating Mexican-American culture and heritage. Whether you are able to celebrate at your favorite Mexican restaurant this year, or just have to stay at home, go Keto! Try our low-carb Mexican recipes. Don’t forget that low-carb Margarita and keep it Tasty Low Carb!

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  1. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe. The pictures are so attractive- both the guacamole and the serving dishes.

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