Keto taco casserole that's baked and delicious! Low carb and keto friendly meaning no crumb topping but loaded with spices and cheese. Start on the stove with a delicious salsa cooked right into the hamburger meat then finish off in the oven.
1-1.5pounds85/15 ground beef(sub for ground turkey or ground pork)
1canRotel diced tomatoes and chilies(I used lime and cilantro version)
1/2cupHerdez salsa verde
1/2cupMexican cheese blend
1tablespoonolive oil for cooking
1/2green bell pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F
In a non-stick pan on medium/high heat add oil for cooking the toss in ground meat of choice. Seasaon meat with salt,pepper, cumin and chili powder. If salt sensitive you can skip seasoning the meat due to salt levels in other ingredients.
Once you finished seasoing before browning add in a can of Rotel diced tomatoes and salsa verde.
Continue cooking until meat is cooked through then add in tomato paste too thicken. Once thicken remove from heat.
Pour into a 9x9 or 8x8 casserole dish then pour half the cheese into the meat and mix around
Top the rest of the cheese on the top of meat
Place in oven and bake for 25 minutes. You are welcome to brown the cheese by placing the oven on broil for a little before removing
Garnish with more salsa, pico de gallo or my favorite just sour cream
Helpful Recipe Tips
You are more than welcome to swap out the ground beef for ground turkey in this recipe.
The salsa was an idea given to me by someone who has spent a significant time in Mexico. I was told down there they prepare their taco meat differently than what we're used to. You are more than welcome to with out salsa for a taco seasoning of what you are more use to.
The cheese can easily be interchangeable. Even garnish with more salsa or sour cream which is my personal favorite.
Keto Taco Casserole
Amount Per Serving (1 square)
Calories 160Calories from Fat 84
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 4.1g26%
Trans Fat 0.3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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