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Low-Carb Taco Casserole

This Low-Carb Taco Casserole is one of my favorite low-carb dishes. It's slightly spicy and full of flavor. Plus, easy to prepare and great for meal prep.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Beef, Casserole, Cheese, Cream Cheese, Low Carb, Meal Prep
Servings: 6
Calories: 393kcal
Author: Clean Fingers Laynie


  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 small Onion Diced (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 small Jalapeno Minced
  • 2 tbsp Taco Seasoning (1 packet)
  • 2 tbsp Cream Cheese Softened
  • 1/4 cup Salsa (Pace)
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 tbsp Hot Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese Grated (2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup Pepper Jack Cheese Grated (2 oz)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8" x 8" baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a 12" skillet over medium-high heat, cook ground beef, onion, and jalapeno until beef is browned and onion has softened. If there is more than a tablespoon of grease, drain beef mixture.
  • Add taco seasoning, cream cheese, salsa, and water to beef mixture, and continue to cook for an additional 2 – 3 minutes until everything is combined and uniform in color. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, heavy cream, and hot sauce. Pour on top of beef mixture. Sprinkle cheese on top of the egg mixture.
  • Bake casserole for 30 minutes or until eggs are set. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!


Estimated Nutrition, Per Serving: Calories 393, Fat 28 g, Carbohydrate 4 g, Dietary Fiberg, Protein 28 g, Sodium 768 mg
–Recipe adapted from Buns In My Oven.