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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 494.8
  • Total Fat: 40.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 210.7 mg
  • Sodium: 622.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 27.8 g

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TACO BAKE

Submitted by: MISSEB1986

Introduction

Taken from ABOUT.com Low Carb Recipes Taken from ABOUT.com Low Carb Recipes
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    TACO BAKE
    Crust:
    4 ounces cream cheese, softened
    3 eggs
    1/3 cup heavy cream
    1/2 teaspoon Seasoning for Tacos
    8 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded, 2 cups

    Beat the cream cheese and eggs until smooth. Add the cream and seasoning. Grease a 9 x 13" baking dish; spread the cheese over the bottom. Pour in the egg mixture as evenly as possible. Bake at 375º, 25-30 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before adding the topping.

    Topping:
    1 pound ground beef
    3 teaspoons Seasoning for Tacos
    1/4 cup tomato sauce
    8 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded, 2 cups

    Brown the hamburger; drain the fat. Stir in the seasoning, tomato sauce and chiles. Spread over the crust. Top with the cheese. Reduce the oven to 350º and bake another 20 minutes or so until hot and bubbly. Serve with the toppings of your choice (add additional carbs).

    Makes 8-12 servings
    Can be frozen

    Per 1/8 Recipe: 443 Calories; 36g Fat; 27g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 2.5g Net Carbs
    Per 1/12 Recipe: 296 Calories; 24g Fat; 18g Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 1.5g Net Carbs



    Optional Toppings:

    1/4 cup shredded lettuce per serving (add .14 net carbs)
    1 tablespoon sour cream per serving (add .5 carbs)
    1 tablespoon salsa per serving (add about 1.5 carbs, depending on the brand)
    1 teaspoon Taco Bell taco sauce per serving (0 carbs)
    Ripe olives, 3 slices per serving (.5 net carb)
    Pickled jalapeño slices, 6 per serving (1 net carb)
    Guacamole (varies by recipe - approximately 1 net carb per tablespoon)

Directions

Crust:
Beat the cream cheese and eggs until smooth. Add the cream and seasoning. Grease a 9 x 13" baking dish; spread the cheese over the bottom. Pour in the egg mixture as evenly as possible. Bake at 375º, 25-30 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before adding the topping.

Topping:
Brown the hamburger; drain the fat. Stir in the seasoning, tomato sauce and chiles. Spread over the crust. Top with the cheese. Reduce the oven to 350º and bake another 20 minutes or so until hot and bubbly. Serve with the toppings of your choice (add additional carbs).

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MISSEB1986.






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  • While it didn't initially look very pretty it was delicious...I added a tablespoon of sour cream while I ate it and I will definitely make again!!! - 3/10/10

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