yield: 6 prep time: 10 MINUTES cook time: 25 MINUTES total time: 35 MINUTES
This low carb Keto Taco Zoodle Casserole has all the flavor of taco mac without the carbs! Zucchini noodles, taco meat and a rich cheese sauce are baked until bubbly! The ultimate keto comfort food, under 6 net carbs per serving!4.5 Stars (196 Reviews)PRINT
For the Zoodles:
- 3 medium zucchini, spiralized
For the Taco Meat:
- 1 pound ground turkey or ground beef
- 1 ( 1 ounce) package taco seasoning
- 1 (10 ounce) can tomatoes with green chilies
For the cheese sauce:
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon garlic
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 3 ounces cream cheese
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
For the top:
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- In an 9×13-inch baking dish, lightly spray the bottom with cooking spray.
- Place the zoodles in the dish and spread out as much as possible.
- Bake zoodles at 10 minute intervals. Remove and stir every 10 minutes, continue baking at 10 minute intervals until the moisture has evaporated.**
- While zoodles are pre-baking, heat a medium size greased skillet over medium heat and brown the ground turkey or beef. Drain off any fat.
- Add taco seasoning and the undrained can of tomatoes. Set mixture aside.
- In a medium size skillet over medium heat melt the butter, add the garlic, almond milk, heavy cream, cream cheese and 1 cup of the cheddar cheese. Whisk mixture until it is smooth and cheese has melted. Remove from heat.
- In the 9×13-inch pan you pre-baked your zoodles in, layer the zoodles, taco meat, cheese sauce and remaining shredded cheese to the top.
- Bake 25-30 minutes until gold and bubbly.
**Baking the zoodles: Depending on the size and moisture level of the zucchini, this may take between 10-20 minutes. Remove when moisture as evaporated and they have shrunk in size, but before they are brown or crispy.
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SERVING SIZE: 1 1/4 cup
Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 363TOTAL FAT: 25.8gCHOLESTEROL: 108mgSODIUM: 462mgCARBOHYDRATES: 7.3gNET CARBOHYDRATES: 5.6gFIBER: 1.7gSUGAR: 4.6gPROTEIN: 26.5g