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Mexican Keto Ground Beef Casserole

This Mexican Keto Ground Beef Casserole is great for a quick and easy weeknight meal! Low on carbs, but packed with flavor and creaminess!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 499kcal
Author Taylor Kiser


  • 1 lb 85% Ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp Taco seasoning, divided
  • 2 Cups Riced cauliflower
  • 1 Pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 Cup Cheddar cheese, grated and packed (divided)
  • 1 Cup Salsa
  • 4 Tbsp Heavy cream
  • 2 oz Cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Cilantro, for garnish


  • Heat your oven to 375 degrees F
  • Heat a large, oven-safe pan on medium high heat and cook the beef until no longer pink. Add in 2 tsp of the taco seasoning and cook another minute. Transfer to a bowl. Do not wipe out the pan.
  • Add the cauliflower rice and the pepper directly to the pan and cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the remaining 1 tsp of taco seasoning and cook another minute
  • Add the beef back into the pan and stir to combine.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients (only 1/2 cup of the cheddar cheese), except the cilantro, and stir until the cream cheese melts and everything is combined.
  • Bring a boil and boil for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently, just until the mixture thickens.
  • Remove from heat and sprinkle on the cheese. Bake until bubbly, about 15 mins.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro and DEVOUR!



Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 1125mg | Potassium: 821mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1066IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 283mg | Iron: 3mg