Low Carb Taco Bell

Low Carb Taco Bell

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Low Carb Taco Bell Menu Choices

Low Carb Taco Bell Dinner Choices

Good news – there are a lot of low carb Taco Bell choices you can make to stay low carb and in ketosis. While the Taco Bell Burritos do not fit at all, we have tacos and quesadillas for you to choose from.

It's no surprise, but the Taco Bell tacos are good value and fairly good for low net carb meal options.

Low Carb Tacos at Taco Bell

low carb fast food at taco bell like this fiery doritos locos taco
Fiery Doritos Locos Taco

As you can see below, you can find high protein foods at Taco Bell, and since we list how many carbs you get in a taco for the keto friendly items below, you can be safe to get your protein and keep your carbs low. Let the Taco Bell nutrition facts speak for themselves from a keto viewpoint:

Low Carb Taco Item Calories Net Carbs
Fiery Doritos Locos Taco 170 10
Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco 160 10
Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco 170 10
Crunch Taco 170 10
Fiery Doritos Locos Taco Supreme 190 12
Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco Supreme 190 12
Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco Supreme 190 12
Crunchy Taco Supreme 190 12
Soft Taco – Chicken 170 15
Grilled Steak Soft Taco 200 16
Soft Taco – Beef 180 15
Soft Taco Supreme – Beef 210 17

With the Taco Bell Crunchy Taco calories just 170 and net carbs at 10 g, you have a solid keto option here. In fact, you have a lot of tacos for your low carb options at Taco Bell, and of course you'll want to add a topping, so look at the sauces below to see what works for your low carb meal. You now have the carbs in the taco bell hard taco, carbs in soft taco bell, and now know some of the healthiest things to eat at Taco Bell. We have more healthy choices at Taco Bell below.

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The Taco Bell Hard Taco Calories – Low Carb Fast Food at Taco Bell

Low Carb Fresco Menu Items

The Fresco menu items has four items, all soft taco options, which let you keep your net carbs low and in the range of maintaining ketosis. Here is the Taco Bell nutritional information for the Fresco, items with their calories and net carbs per items:

Menu Item Calories Net Carbs
Fresco Crunchy Taco – Beef 140 11
Fresco Soft Taco – Shredded Chicken 150 14
Fresco Soft Taco – Steak 150 15
Fresco Soft Taco – Beef 160 15

Low Carb Dollar Cravings Menu

With the dollar carvings menu, you will need to be careful, as each items is under 20 net carbs, but you cannot combine anything and stay in keto.

Food Item Calories Net Carbs
Shredded Chicken Mini Quesadilla 200 14
Cheesy Roll Up 180 13
Beefy Mini Quesadilla 210 14
Cinnabon Delights – 2 Pack 160 17

Taco Bell Specialities Menu

The specialties menu at Taco Bell also has a few options for keto. Some of these are also on the dollar menu, so if you compare you will see them the same.

Speciaities Menu Item Calories Net Carbs
Shredded Chicken Mini Quesadilla 200 14
Cheesy Roll UP 180 13
Beefy Mini Quesadilla 210 14
Meximelt 250 15
Spicy Tostada 210 17

If you are looking for a Taco Bell quesadilla sauce to go with the beefy mini or chicken mini, we have all the Taco Bell Sauces with calorie and net carb listing coming up.

Avoid the Burritos

Unfortunately, all burritos are off limits for low carb folks. Even the Cheesy Burrito – Steak and Egg comes in at 34 net carbs, which will pop you out of ketosis easily. Avoid all burritos, including the Taco Bell Burrito Supreme calories, since they have more than 40 g of carbs.

Sides for a Low Carb Taco Bell Meal

There are only two side dishes available at Taco Bell that meets the low carb keto requirements:

Low Carb Side Calories Net Carbs
Black Beans 80 7
Pintos ‘n Cheese 190 15

Low Carb Taco Bell Breakfast Options

Food Item Calories Net Carbs
A.M. Grilled Taco – Bacon 78 15
A.M. Grilled Taco – Egg and Cheese 64 14
A.M. Grilled Taco – Sausage 64 14
Cinnabon Delights – 2 Pack 35 17
Mini Skillet Bowl 180 14
Hash Brown 54 13
Side of Eggs 1 1

From the list you can see, if you are up to it, a side of eggs with hash brown and coffee with erythritol (bring your own) would get you a low carb Taco Bell breakfast with just 14 net carbs. You can also keep in keto by choosing the mini skillet bowl, if it is available in your region. If your weakness is the Taco Bell Cinnabon Delights, then you will be close to your daily 20 net gram carb limit, so be careful.

Scanning the list, you also see that looking for low carb items at Taco Bell doesn't include orange juice (33 net carbs), nor any breakfast burritos (all variations blow out your keto diet, so avoid all burritos).

Check out this Taco Bell A.M. Soft Taco in a boat!

You have a lot of ways to mix up your meal choices at Taco Bell, but be sure when mixing and adding items not to go over the magic net 20 carbs (per day) limit.

Taco Bell Sauces For Keto

To accompany your meal choice at Taco Bell, you can also use a few condiments with your low carb Taco Bell meal.

Here are the sauces and toppings you can use and the net carbs they have:

Menu Calories and Nutrition Information for Sauces and Condiments | Low Carb Taco Bell Report

Sauce / Condiment Calories Net Carbs
Avocado Ranch Dressing 14 1
Border Sauce – Fire 7 0
Border Sauce – Hot 7 0
Border Sauce – Mild 7 0
Cilantro Dressing 0 0
Creamy Jalapeno Sauce 14 1
Green Tomatillo Sauce 28 2
Guacamole 21 1
Pepper Jack Sauce 0 0
Pico de Gallo 21 1
Pizza Sauce 28 2
Red Sauce 28 2
Reduced Fat Sour Cream 21 2
Salsa 85 4
Salsa Verde 6 1

With these sauces, and the beverages listed below, you have a lot of low carb options at Taco Bell.

Taco Bell Cantina Menu Low Carb Items

There are a few drink items at Taco Bell that have low net carbs. Apart from the standard Premium or Iced Coffee with 0 net carbs (3g net carbs with creamer), and the standard “diet” sodas, you have these beverage items with less than 20 net carbs:

Beverage Calories Net Carbs
Rum (80 proof) 70 0
Tequila (80 proof) 70 0
Vodka (80 proof) 70 0
Red Wine (6.3 fl oz) 160 5
Prosecco Sparkling Wine (350 ml) 280 9

In addition to the liquors with low carbs, Taco Bell also carries a surprising number of low carb beers which is a wonderful surprise. It's keto heaven! Here's the low carb options:

Low Carb Beverage Calories Net Carbs
Fat Tire Amber Ale (12 oz) 160 0
Samuel Adams® Winter Lager (12 oz) 190 0
Fat Tire Amber Ale (16 oz) 210 0
Fair Winds® Howling Gail (12 oz) 220 0
Samuel Adams® Winter Lager (16 oz) 260 0
Fair Winds® Howling Gail (16 oz) 300 0
Michelob Ultra (12 oz) 100 3
Miller Lite (12 oz) 100 3
Michelob Ultra (16 oz) 130 3
Miller Lite (16 oz) 130 4
Coors Light (12 oz) 100 5
Yuengling – Premium Light (12 oz) 100 7
Heineken Light (12 oz) 100 7
Bud Light (12 oz) 110 7
Tecate Light (12 oz) 110 7
Coors Light (16 oz) 140 7
Yuengling – Light Lager (12 oz) 100 9
Yuengling – Premium Light (16 oz) 130 9
Heineken Light (16 oz) 130 9
Yuengling – Golden Pilsner (12 oz) 140 9
Tecate Light (16 oz) 140 9
Bud Light (16 oz) 150 9
Kona Big Wave Golden Ale (12 oz) 130 10
Newcastle Brown Ale (12 oz) 130 10
Barrio Blonde (12 oz) 160 10
Blue Point Big City Bells Pilsner (12 oz) 160 10
Bell Tower Cerveza (12 oz) 110 11
Stella Artois (12 oz) 140 11
Heineken (12 oz) 140 11
Budweiser (12 oz) 150 11
Yuengling – Light Lager (16 oz) 130 12
Yuengling – Lager (12 oz) 140 12
Yuengling – Premium (12 oz) 140 12
Miller Genuine Draft (12 oz) 140 12
Miller High Life (12 oz) 140 12
Coors (Coors Banquet) (12 oz) 150 12
Yuengling – Golden Pilsner (16 oz) 180 12
Beer – General (12 oz) 150 13
Landshark Lager (12 oz) 150 13
Newcastle Brown Ale (16 oz) 170 13
Kona Big Wave Golden Ale (16 oz) 180 13
Barrio Blonde (16 oz) 210 13
Pacifico (12 oz) 140 14
Tecate Original (12 oz) 140 14
Firestone 805 (12 oz) 150 14
Corona Extra (12 oz) 150 14
Modelo Especial (12 oz) 150 14
Michelob Original Lager (12 oz) 160 14
Blue Moon Belgian White (12 oz) 170 14
Patriot Ale (12 oz) 170 14
Beach Bell Beer (12 oz) 180 14
Four Peaks Kilt Lifter (12 oz) 180 14
Lagunitas IPA (12 oz) 190 14
Budweiser (16 oz) 190 14
Blue Point Big City Bells Pilsner (16 oz) 210 14
Road 2 Ruin Double IPA (12 oz) 220 14
Bell Tower Cerveza (16 oz) 140 15
Blue Point Toasted Lager (12 oz) 150 15
Yuengling – Black and Tan (12 oz) 150 15
Yuengling – Porter (12 oz) 160 15
Shock Top Belgian White (12 oz) 170 15
Dos Equis Mexican Pale Ale (12 oz) 180 15
Stella Artois (16 oz) 190 15
Heineken (16 oz) 190 15
Sea Hag IPA (12 oz) 190 15
Modelo Negra (12 oz) 180 16
Yuengling – Lager (16 oz) 190 16
Yuengling – Premium (16 oz) 190 16
Miller Genuine Draft (16 oz) 190 16
Miller High Life (16 oz) 190 16
Coors (Coors Banquet) (16 oz) 200 16
Beer – General (16 oz) 200 17
Landshark Lager (16 oz) 200 18
Firestone 805 (16 oz) 200 18
Blue Point Hoptical Illusion IPA (12 oz) 220 18
Motorworks Intellectual Property IPA (12 oz) 220 18
Motorworks Pulp Fiction IPA (12 oz) 220 18
Copperhead Red (12 oz) 180 19
Pacifico (16 oz) 190 19
Tecate Original (16 oz) 190 19
Corona Extra (16 oz) 200 19
Modelo Especial (16 oz) 200 19
Michelob Original Lager (16 oz) 210 19
Blue Moon Belgian White (16 oz) 220 19
Shock Top Belgian White (16 oz) 220 19
Patriot Ale (16 oz) 230 19
Beach Bell Beer (16 oz) 240 19
Four Peaks Kilt Lifter (16 oz) 240 19
Lagunitas IPA (16 oz) 250 19
Road 2 Ruin Double IPA (16 oz) 290 19
Blue Point Toasted Lager (16 oz) 200 20
Yuengling – Black and Tan (16 oz) 200 20
Revolution Anti Hero (12 oz) 220 20
Yuengling – Porter (16 oz) 220 20
Dos Equis Mexican Pale Ale (16 oz) 230 20
Sea Hag IPA (16 oz) 250 20
keto friendly doritos nachos with low carb count
Keto Friendly Doritos Locos

More Low Carb Taco Bell Resources

To get the full listing of options and what is good or bad for low carb diets, visit Taco Bell. Be sure to drink responsibly when you discover there are many no carb taco bell alcohol options available to you.

Be sure to check out our low carb McDonald's report and fathead pizza recipe too.