Hearty Keto Taco Pie with a Cajun Twist!
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Take your taco night to the next level with this hearty skillet keto taco pie!
This dinner casserole is all about warm comfort flavors! It has a delicious Mexican-inspired trifecta of onions, pickled jalapeño, and green chiles for a spicier kick.
We’re shaking things up though by adding some Cajun seasoning instead of taco spices, and we think your family will love it! Cajun taco pie has lots of satisfying seasoned ground beef and is super easy to make.
When this cheesy keto pie comes out of the oven, it acts as a colorful canvas for all your favorite taco toppings. Yum!
This Cajun keto taco pie is sure to hit the spot and not load up your sink. Make it a one-pan meal by using a 10 inch cast iron skillet so you can cook the meat and veggies, and then also stick it in the oven to finish cooking!
Let’s “taco bout” a keto crust to use for this meal!
You’ll need a keto-friendly crust, and for convenience, I opted for a store-bought cauliflower crust. Just be careful to pay special attention to the nutrition of prepared cauliflower crusts as many have lots of added carbs.
Keto Taco Pie (with a Cajun twist!)
yield: 6 SERVINGS
prep time: 20 MINUTES
cook time: 25 MINUTES
total time: 45 MINUTES
A beefy, cheesy classic Mexican casserole, with a cajun twist thanks to bold Creole spices.
- 2 tablespoons olive or avocado oil
- 1/2 cup onion, chopped
- 2 oz green chiles, with their juices (half of a 4 oz can, or 4 tablespoons)
- 8-10 slices of pickled jalapeños, chopped
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 teaspoon Trader Joe's Everything But The Elote Seasoning
- 1 teaspoon Creole/Cajun spice
- 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- 2 eggs
- 1 cauliflower crust (such as Trader Joe's cauliflower crust or Outer Aisle)
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 2 tablespoons sliced black olives
- 1/4 cup fresh diced tomato
- 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
- 1/2 an avocado, chopped
Are you drooling yet? Your friends and family will be begging for the recipe!
In my household, we have Mexican food at least once per week, and I’m telling you this recipe never disappoints! Savory beef, melty bubbling cheese, a kick of Cajun heat, paired with… well, whatever you’re in the mood for! Cool sour cream, buttery avocado, zippy pickled jalapeños… or all of the above!
My sidekick, Jenna, made this keto taco pie recipe and here’s what she had to say:
“The flavor is awesome on this keto taco pie and it’s got a lot of possibilities for customizing! I love the Cajun twist on the traditional Mexican flavors, so fun and so tasty!”
If you love taco flavors, try this delicious keto taco pizza next!