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Gluten Free Walking Taco Casserole

  • Author: Elaine VanVleck
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This quick recipe for gluten free walking taco casserole is made with ground beef, cheddar cheese and cream cheese. This is the best one pot Mexican casserole and is perfect for dinner. It is similar to a taco pie or taco bake and is topped with gluten free tortilla chips.



1 pound Ground Beef
1 medium Yellow Onion, chopped
8 ounces Cream Cheese
1/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
1 Tbsp. Chili Powder
2 tsp. Garlic Powder
2 tsp. Ground Coriander
1 tsp. Ground Cumin
1 tsp. Smoked Paprika
1/2 tsp. Sea Salt
1/2 tsp. Coarse Ground Black Pepper
1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
2 cups Gluten Free Tortilla Chips
Black Olives
Sour Cream


Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

In a cast iron skillet or oven safe frying pan cook the ground beef until just a little pink remains. Add the chopped onions and cook until the onions are translucent, about 3-4 minutes.

Add the cream cheese, whipping cream, chili powder, garlic powder, coriander, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper. Stir to combine and cook until the cream cheese is melted and everything is combined.

Stir in 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese.

Add the tortilla chips on top the beef mixture in an even layer. Top them with the rest of the shredded cheddar cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Top with black olives, diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce and/or  sour cream.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Cast Iron Skillet
  • Cuisine: Gluten Free

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