keto at taco bell | Taco Bell is a great place for delicious food at a fair price. But for the keto dieters, taco bell have not that much except water and coffee. Taco Bell has almost nothing for keto dieters on their menu.

They have nothing keto-friendly until you customize your order.

But luckily they allow customizing order. They have infinite customization options. Customizing let allow keto dieters to enjoy their food without anxiety, you can eat until you are not full.

For this, you must learn about their menu. The learning menu is an essential skill for every keto dieters.

In this article, we have some low-carbs Taco Bell options for you and also show you how to customize your order at Taco Bell.

Taco Bell friendship with keto dieters

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No matter you are in Taco Bells or other fast-food restaurants such a Pizza Hut, Burger King and McDonald’s, they all have a healthier menu for weight watcher or keto dieters.

People are becoming health conscious so all these restaurants have done this to attract people. It means you can find the keto-friendly menu almost everywhere with some tweaks and customizing your order.

When it comes to Taco bells, it is well known for carb-laden delivery but if you remove dome carb-loaded items shell or tortilla. Keto dieters can eat fully at Taco Bell.

You might be thinking about what they can offer. Well, they have a lot to offer such as vegetables, some high-fat sauces, and some others. If you have knowledge of the Taco Bell menu and can eat a lot. (maybe they give a discount if you eat a lot, just joking)

Best low-carb keto-friendly Items at Taco Bell

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In this list, there is some good low-carb option at Taco Bell. you can eat these items with closed eyes. These items are from the menu, you can order these items as it is with some small tweaks. Just you have to order as stated, ok, let’s start.

1. Power menu Chicken bowl

You are on a keto diet, maybe you are considering order the power bowl at taco bell then power chicken menu bowl is the best option for you.

Make sure you are asking power chicken with no rice and bean. These two ingredients add tons of carbs.

Nutritional value

  • Calories        250-300
  • Net carbs      5g
  • Fat                15g
  • Protein          20g

Power chicken bowl with cheese, sour cream and jalapeno sauce would taste great. These extras will also increase fat content which is very essential for a keto diet. 

This dish really delicious and easily satisfy keto dieters.

Order –  Power menu Chicken bowl with no rice and sugars

2. Power menu Steak bowl

Always ask for a power steak bowl with no bean and rice. You can also add cheese blend, jalapenos, tomatoes, and steak. Meat masala, low carb vegetables, and guacamole give it a very delicious taste. It contains 7g net carbs so it is semi keto-friendly.

Nutritional value

  • Calories        250-300
  • Net carbs      7g
  • Fat                16g
  • Protein          15-20g

You can also add extra protein but it will also raise price tag usually around $3.

Order – power menu steak bowl with no added no rice and no beans.

3. Power menu Ground Beef bowl

This is the same as the ones we have discussed above. It comes with ground beef instead of chicken or steak of meat.

Macros are the same with less protein.

Nutritional value

  • Calories        300
  • Net carbs      6g
  • Fat                20g
  • Protein          15g

Order – Power menu Ground Beef bowl with no added no rice and no beans.

4. Fiesta Taco salad with Chicken

This is also known as a keto taco salad. It contains very high net carb, but with the modification, you can reduce carbs content as low as 10g per plate.

Just ask for Fiesta Taco Salad with Chicken with no rice and bean. Also, avoid shell, it adds lots of carbs.

The low Taco salad comes with pepper jack, chicken breast, low carbs taco seasoning, avocado, Pepita, cotija, tomatoes, bell peppers, and cheese chips.

Nutritional value

  • Calories        200-250
  • Net carbs      10g
  • Fat                9g
  • Protein          21g

Order –  Fiesta Taco salad with Chicken with no rice, bean and shell and no red strips

5. Mini Skillet Bowl

You can get Mini Skillet Bowl if you want to get some breakfast at Taco Bell. 

Its main ingredient is eggs, but it also comes with extra items that can contain carbs. 

It is a bowl with eggs, potatoes, ico de gallo and nacho cheese sauce. Of course, you have to ask for potatoes removed but instead, you can add guacamole and sour cream. You can also add bacon, sausage crumbs, steak, cheese blend, fresco, and sauce.

Nutritional value

  • Calories        100
  • Net carbs      3g
  • Fat                7g
  • Protein          4g

Order –  Mini Skillet Bowl with no potatoes and add some guacamole and fat-removed sour cream.

6. Fiesta Taco salad with steak

This same deal as above. It comes with steak instead of chicken.

Nutritional value

  • Calories        200-250
  • Net carbs      12g
  • Fat                10g
  • Protein          21g

Order –  Fiesta Taco salad with steak, with no rice, bean and shell and no red strips

7. Naked Egg Taco

This item has recently been added to the Taco Bell menu.

Traditional taco is wrapped in a fried egg, is called naked egg taco. There can be potatoes to make sure they hold potatoes back.

You can enjoy this with some bacon, cheese, sour cream and guacamole.

Nutritional value

  • Calories       300
  • Net carbs      13g
  • Fat                21g
  • Protein          14g

Order –  Naked Egg Taco with no potatoes

8. Griller loaded chicken

Specifically, it is called Chipotle Chicken Loaded Griller. It has a smoky, savory flavor.

Its main ingredients are Seasoned chicken, creamy chipotle sauce, and reduced-fat sour cream with a bed of greens. You can also add tomatoes and onions.

Make sure you are asking for grilled loaded chicken without the tortilla.

Nutritional value

  • Calories       150
  • Net carbs      2g
  • Fat                11g
  • Protein          9g

Order –  Chipotle Chicken Loaded Griller without the tortilla.

8.  Shredded chicken burrito

Shredded chicken with creamy sauce and cheddar cheese are one of the best low carb options at Taco Bell. it also comes with seasoned rice. Of course, you have to hold rice back. But you also have to hold on the tortilla as well.

Nutritional value

  • Calories       160
  • Net carbs      2g
  • Fat                14g
  • Protein          8g

Order – Shredded chicken burrito without the tortilla and rice.

9. Crunchy taco with grilled chicken

Crunchy taco is very delicious. But you should hold on shells that they offer. Alone one shell can add around 60 calories and 10g carbs.

Nutritional value (without shell)

  • Calories       80
  • Net carbs      1g
  • Fat                4g
  • Protein          10g

Order – Crunchy taco with grilled chicken and without shell

10. Crunchy taco with steak

It is similar to a Crunchy taco with grilled chicken, in this, you have meat option. It also comes with a shell and you have to toss the shell. Without shell crunchy taco is delicious low carb snack.

Nutritional value (without shell)

  • Calories       80
  • Net carbs      2g
  • Fat                4g
  • Protein          9g

Order – Steak crunchy taco and without shell

These are some items straight from their menu. I all he items you have to avoid tortilla products, rice, and beans (in case you have just read headings).

Some Low carb and Keto-friendly add ons at Taco bells

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There is some ketogenic add on at Taco bells. They contain a very low amount of carbs. But you should remember one thing, all these carbs and calories are some extra carbs which will be added to net carbs after adding to your meal. You have to add these in your net count carbs.

18 best low-carb add on at Taco Bells

Name Net carbs (g)Fat (g) Protien (g) 
Eggs 053
Avocado Ranch Sauce03.50
Sausage Patty095
Sausage Crumbles052
Romaine Lettuce000
Grilled Chicken028
Ground Beef155
Shredded Chicken136
Creamy Chipotle Sauce030
Shredded Cheddar Cheese022
Nacho Cheese Sauce220
Habanero Sauce010
Pico de Gallo100
Creamy Chipotle Sauce030
Sour Cream210

What to drinks at Taco bells on a keto diet

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The best keto-friendly drinks at Taco Bells is water which contains 0g net carbs. While it also offers lots of other drinks that you can have on the keto diet and they contain almost zero carbs. Taco bells have a lot to offer in case of drinks for keto watchers. So, you can enjoy a lot of drinks at Taco bells. These are some common drinks – 

  • Diet drinks 
  • Unsweetened coffee 
  • Water   
  • Iced regular coffee
  • Some alcoholic drinks that we have discussed in another article.

Items you should avoid at Taco Bell on keto diet

Now, we know items that we can order straight from the order and some add ons that are very delicious and low in carbs as well. But there are some other carbs loaded demons staring at keto dieters. You have to be conscious of these items.

High carbs items at Taco bell

  • Bean 
  • Rice 
  • Potatoes
  • Tortillas products
  • Onions
  • Red stripes
  • Toco shell
  • Burritos wraps
  • Some high carbs dressing salad
  • Desserts
  • Unsweetened beverage

There are some other items that are hiding carbs but you have to find out these items. If you are no known to some items. Google it and find carb value and then decide to eat or not. 

Avoid any unknown items, a person on the keto diet should aware all the time.

How to calculate Taco Bell carb value

All these carb’s values listed throughout this article were gathered from their nutrition calculator. You can check these all carb’s value on your own. Just click on the nutrition calculator, customize your order and find value. Simple, hmm!.

Maybe you find a new item of their menu, then what to do. Well, you can use this calculator to find nutritional values.

Or you can head over to Taco Bell Nutrition, there you can find every item they have in their menu with detail nutrition value.


Taco Bells is known for carb-loaded deliveries. But they also allow users to customize their order. Using some tweaks you can enjoy lots of food at Taco. but you have to

hold on some items such as potatoes, tortilla, shells, beans, and rice.

 We are not encouraging you to go to Taco but if you have to go sometimes Taco there is plenty of food that you can eat and will stay in ketosis.

Now go head enjoy delicious and fresh food


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