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Taco Casserole in white casserole dish topped with sliced avocado, jalepenos and cilantro on white background

Easy Paleo Taco Casserole (Whole30)


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Description

This easy Paleo casserole is a healthy Mexican dinner the whole family will love. Loaded with sweet potatoes, ground beef, tomatoes, green chiles, and topped with a creamy sauce, this taco bake is both comforting and delicious. Whole30 and gluten free too!


Ingredients

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For sweet potatoes:

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

For meat mixture:


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Toss sweet potatoes with avocado oil and sea salt in bottom of 9×13 casserole dish, and bake for 25-30 minutes or until tender.  
  2. While sweet potatoes are baking, heat avocado oil over medium heat in a large sized skillet. Cook onions until they are translucent then add ground beef. Brown beef, breaking up chunks, until no longer pink. Add the taco seasoning and water to the skillet. Simmer for 2-3 minutes then add diced tomatoes, diced green chiles, and red bell pepper to skillet.
  3. With a slotted spoon, spoon skillet mixture over sweet potatoes in casserole dish.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk eggs. Whisk in mayo and salsa to bowl. Pour creamy sauce over sweet potato and skillet mixture. Spread evenly over casserole with a spoon.
  5. Bake casserole at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes. Let casserole cool for 5-10 minutes, and then serve.

Notes

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 258
  • Sugar: 2.9 g
  • Sodium: 426.3 mg
  • Fat: 17.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.6 g
  • Protein: 15 g
  • Cholesterol: 90 mg