2 net carbs

Tex-Mex seasoning

Enhance your meals effortlessly with our homemade low-carb Tex-Mex seasoning blend, perfect for adding bold flavor to tacos, meats, and veggies while staying true to your dietary preferences.

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Tex-Mex seasoning

Low-carb Tex-Mex seasoning in a small white bowl with a silver spoon.

Low-carb Tex-Mex seasoning [Keto]

Total Diabetes Wellness
Discover the essence of Tex-Mex cuisine with our irresistible low-carb Tex-Mex seasoning. Designed to add a burst of flavor to your dishes while aligning with your low-carb lifestyle, this blend of chili powder, cumin, coriander, and smoked paprika promises to delight your taste buds. Whether you're spicing up tacos, seasoning meats, or enhancing veggies, this simple yet flavorful mix is the perfect companion in your kitchen. Elevate your meals and savor the essence of the Southwest with our homemade Tex-Mex seasoning blend.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Spices
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 12 servings
Net Carbs 2 g
*Net carbs are per serving


  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons coriander
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-2 teaspoons chili flakes (optional)


  • Combine spices: Add all of the ingredients in a small bowl and stir until well mixed.
    Keto Tex-Mex seasoning in a white bowl with a spoon full of seasoning being held.
  • Store seasoning in a jar with a lid, or another airtight container, in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.
    8-ounce glass jars with lids.



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  • Salt can be adjusted according to taste: You have the flexibility to adjust the salt content according to your taste preferences or dietary needs. Feel free to omit it altogether or reduce the amount if desired.
  • Increase or decrease chili flakes for desired spiciness: If you prefer your dishes with an extra kick of heat, simply increase the amount of chili flakes in the seasoning blend. You can also adjust the quantity to suit your spice tolerance level.
  • Maintains freshness best within 6 months: While the seasoning blend remains safe to use beyond 6 months, its potency and flavor may gradually diminish over time. It won’t spoil or become rancid, but for the freshest taste experience, aim to use it within the recommended timeframe. If stored for an extended period, you may need to use more seasoning to achieve the desired flavor intensity.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this low-carb Tex-Mex seasoning recipe Keto?

Yes! Making your own spices and seasoning is a great choice if you’re following a Keto diet. You can choose your own ingredients and ensure that there’s no added sugar or other ingredients/preservatives that might affect your blood sugar.

Is this recipe gluten-free?

Yes, this stuffed pepper recipe is gluten-free.

What is Tex-Mex?

Tex-Mex cuisine is a fusion of Mexican and American culinary traditions originating from the border regions of Texas and Mexico. It often incorporates ingredients and techniques from both cultures, resulting in dishes with bold flavors and diverse influences.

What’s the difference between Tex-Mex and Mexican food?

While Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine share some similarities, they also have distinct characteristics. Tex-Mex cuisine typically features ingredients like beef, cheese, and flour tortillas, and dishes tend to be heartier and more heavily seasoned than traditional Mexican fare. Mexican cuisine, on the other hand, often emphasizes fresh ingredients such as corn, beans, and a variety of chili peppers, with flavors that vary by region.

What can I use the Tex-Mex seasoning on?

Our Tex-Mex seasoning blend is incredibly versatile and can be used to add flavor to a wide range of dishes. It’s perfect for seasoning meats like chicken, beef, or pork, as well as for spicing up tacos, fajitas, enchiladas, and other Tex-Mex-inspired recipes. Additionally, it can add a kick to roasted vegetables, soups, or even homemade dips and sauces.

Can I just use these spices separately?

While you can certainly use the individual spices separately, our Tex-Mex seasoning blend offers a convenient and balanced combination of flavors that’s specifically designed to enhance Tex-Mex dishes. Using the blend ensures that you get a perfect balance of chili powder, cumin, coriander, smoked paprika, and other spices in every bite, saving you time and effort in the kitchen. However, feel free to adjust the ratios or customize the blend to suit your personal taste preferences.

Storage and Reheating Guidelines

  • Make-ahead: Prepare the filling ahead of time and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Fill peppers and bake when ready.
  • Storing leftovers: Cool the stuffed peppers and store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
  • Freezing instructions: Freeze stuffed peppers on a baking sheet, then transfer to a freezer-safe container or bag. Store for up to 2-3 months.
  • To reheat: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Bake at 350F/175C for 20-25 minutes or microwave on high for 1-2 minutes. Enjoy!

Additional Details

Discover a delicious dish that fits perfectly into your low-carb lifestyle. Our low-carb stuffed peppers recipe offers a savory solution for those seeking flavorful meals without compromising on health. Made with wholesome ingredients and packed with essential nutrients, these stuffed peppers are a delightful addition to any diabetes-friendly menu.

Stuffed peppers have a rich culinary history that spans across various cultures and cuisines. Originating in Mediterranean regions, this dish has evolved over time, with each culture adding its own unique twist. Traditionally, stuffed bell peppers were filled with a mixture of rice, meat, and spices and then baked to perfection. In our modern adaptation, we’ve replaced rice with cauliflower rice, making it suitable for low-carb diets without sacrificing taste or texture.

Details about ingredients

Our low-carb stuffed peppers recipe features a simple yet flavorful combination of ingredients. Bell peppers serve as the perfect vessel for our hearty filling, providing a vibrant pop of color and essential nutrients. Ground beef adds protein and savory flavor, while cauliflower rice offers a low-carb alternative to traditional rice. A medley of spices, including oregano, paprika, salt, and pepper, infuse the dish with depth and complexity. Topped with melted Monterey Jack cheese and garnished with fresh parsley, each bite is a delicious mix of flavors.


  • Vegetarian option: Substitute ground beef with plant-based protein alternatives such as lentils or tofu for a meat-free version.
  • Cheese varieties: Experiment with different cheese options, such as cheddar, mozzarella, or feta, to customize the flavor profile of your stuffed peppers.
  • Extra veggies: Add additional vegetables such as spinach, mushrooms, or diced tomatoes to the filling for added nutrition and flavor.

Serving pairings

  • Crisp green salad: Serve your stuffed peppers alongside a refreshing green salad dressed with vinaigrette for a light and satisfying meal.
  • Steamed vegetables: Pair your stuffed peppers with a side of steamed vegetables like broccoli or asparagus for an extra boost of fiber and nutrients.
  • Roasted sweet potatoes: For a heartier option, serve your stuffed peppers with roasted sweet potatoes or quinoa for a wholesome and filling meal.

Benefits for people with diabetes

Managing diabetes involves making food choices that help regulate blood sugar levels and promote overall health. Our low-carb stuffed peppers recipe offers numerous benefits for individuals with diabetes. By using cauliflower rice instead of traditional rice, we reduce the carbohydrate content of the dish, making it easier to manage blood sugar levels. Additionally, the combination of protein from the ground beef and fiber from the vegetables helps stabilize blood sugar levels and promote satiety. With its balanced nutritional profile and delicious taste, our stuffed peppers make a diabetes-friendly meal that you can enjoy guilt-free.


  • When selecting bell peppers, choose ones that are firm and brightly colored for the best flavor and texture.
  • If you prefer a spicier filling, add a dash of hot sauce or red pepper flakes to the mixture.
  • Make a batch of stuffed peppers ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator for easy meal prep throughout the week.
  • Don’t forget to garnish your stuffed peppers with fresh herbs like parsley or cilantro for an extra burst of flavor.
  • Experiment with different cheese varieties to find your favorite combination. Cheddar, mozzarella, or feta are all delicious options.

Our low-carb stuffed peppers recipe offers a tasty and nutritious solution for individuals with diabetes. With its simple ingredients, easy preparation, and endless customization options, this dish is sure to become a staple in your diabetes-friendly meal rotation. Enjoy the savory satisfaction of our stuffed peppers while staying on track with your health goals.

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