Whether you are looking for a new Keto recipe to try or just a delicious recipe that your family will love, you have to give this Keto Taco Casserole a try!
It has become a new family favorite and not one of my family members even know that it is a Keto-friendly recipe. It is that good!
In fact, I began making traditional taco casserole many years ago, before ‘Keto’ was a thing.
However, at that time, I used crushed Doritos chips as the base. And since then I transitioned the recipe to an Instant Pot Dorito Casserole that my family fell in love with.
However, in an attempt to eat more healthy, and less Doritos, I switched out my traditional taco casserole recipe to this Keto version.
How To Make Keto Taco Casserole
And the best part of this recipe is how easy it is to make!
First, you must prepare your cauliflower rice. Of course you can make your own cauliflower rice using a head of cauliflower.
However, if you prefer an even faster method to making this Keto Taco Casserole, you can purchase bagged cauliflower rice in the produce aisle at most grocery stores.
Cook until tender and then drain in a colander. Pat the cauliflower rice with a paper towel to remove any excess moisture and set aside.
Next, brown the ground beef until it is no longer pink. Then drain it and return it to the skillet.
Add the cauliflower, tomatoes, green chiles, and taco seasoning to the pan and stir.
Then pour half of the beef and cauliflower mixture in a 9 x 13 shallow baking dish. Top with meat with 2/3rds of the cheese. Add the remaining meat and top with the rest of the cheese.
Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the mixture is bubbling and the cheese is melted.
Serve the Keto Taco Casserole in a bowl or on a plate topped with green onions, sour cream and/or avocado if desired.
Check out the printable recipe below and let me know what you think!
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Keto Taco Casserole
- 1 1/2 lb ground beef
- 1 14.5 oz can chopped tomatoes
- 1 4 oz can diced green chiles
- 2 cups cooked cauliflower rice
- 3 Tbs taco seasoning
- 1 8 oz bag taco cheese
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Cook the cauliflower rice (either bagged or fresh) and pat dry to remove excess moisture.
- Cook beef on stovetop until brown. Drain and return the meat to the skillet.
- Add tomatoes, cauliflower, taco seasoning and chiles and stir until well mixed.
- In a 13 x 9 baking dish, layer enough of the beef mixture to cover the bottom – about half. Top with 2/3 of the cheese and spread evenly.
- Repeat with the rest of the beef and then top with the rest of the cheese.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 min or until cheese is melted.
- Serve in a bowl as is or garnish with sour cream and avocado.