Keto Taco Casserole

If it’s Taco Tuesday, how about a keto taco casserole loaded with spicy ground beef and cheese? It’s so good, you’ll never miss the taco shells. And make your own keto taco seasoning to skip the sugar usually found in the store-bought variety. Use the seasoning for soups, casseroles and more.

  • 1 med Onion, diced
  • 1 med Bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 lb Ground beef
  • 4 tbs Keto taco seasoning (see recipe below)
  • 2 tbs Tomato paste
  • 2 med Eggs
  • 1½ cups Shredded Mexican cheese
  • ½ cups Heavy cream
  • 1 med Jalapeños, sliced (optional)
  • 1 med Avocado, diced
  • Keto Taco Seasoning
  • ¼ cup Chili powder
  • 2 tbs Cumin
  • 2 tbs Smoked paprika
  • 2 tbs Salt
  • 1 tbs Garlic powder
  • 1 tbs Onion powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • ½ to 1 tsp Cayenne, to taste

1. Prepare taco seasoning mix by adding all ingredients to a sealable container and shake. Store sealed, room temperature.

2. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, add onions and bell pepper. Sauté 4 to 5 minutes to soften onions.

3. Add ground beef and garlic to skillet, break up beef and cook until browned.

4. Turn off heat and add taco seasoning and tomato paste to skillet and mix.

5. In a casserole pan, spread ground beef mixture evenly.

6. In a medium bowl, add eggs, cream and 1 cup shredded cheese.

7. Pour cheese mixture over beef and spread evenly. Sprinkle on the remaining cheese and the jalapeño slices over the top if desired.

8. Bake casserole uncovered for 15 to 17 minutes.

9. Let rest five minutes then top with avocado and serve.

Serves 6-8 | Time to Table 25 mins