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Low Carb Taco Casserole

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This low carb taco casserole will keep any Mexican food lover happy!

Per serving: 328 calories, 22g fat, 27g protein, 8g carbs, 3g fiber = 5 net carbs

This low carb taco casserole will keep any Mexican food lover happy!

Per serving: 328 calories, 22g fat, 27g protein, 8g carbs, 3g fiber = 5 net carbs

Yield 6
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cumin, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 10 ounces Ro*Tel, drained
  • 1 cup grated cheddar
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup grated Monterey jack

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 
  2. Chop cauliflower into small florets and place in a 9x13 baking dish.
  3. Drizzle the cauliflower with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika, 1 teaspoon of cumin, and salt. Toss to coat.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. While cauliflower is cooking, add the ground beef to a skillet and brown. When cooked through, drain the grease and return to the skillet.
  6. Add the remaining teaspoon of cumin, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, salt and water to the ground beef and cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Remove cauliflower from oven and spoon the ground beef over the top.
  8. Top with Ro*Tel, grated cheddar, and Monterey jack. 
  9. Cover tightly with foil and return to the oven for 15 minutes.
  10. Remove foil and sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with your favorite taco toppings.

Notes

Nutrition information does not include any toppings aside from what's listed in the ingredients list.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 6 Serving Size: 6 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 328Total Fat: 22gCarbohydrates: 8gNet Carbohydrates: 5gFiber: 3gProtein: 27g

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