Low Carb One Pot Mexican CasseroleOur Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole is good old comfort food, without the excessive dishes to wash up afterwards. The casserole is full of flavor and the Low Carb Pork Carnitas and Low Carb Enchilada Sauce are a match made in spice heaven.

This is one quick dinner that you will want to cook again. If you’re on your own, it also freezes well.

To Freeze: After broiling, split the Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole between heat-proof and freezer-friendly food-safe containers, pop them in the freezer and microwave to defrost when hunger strikes.

If you’ve never made Cauliflower Rice before, it’s as simple as blending cauliflower florets in a food processor until they resemble rice. Head over to our Low Carb Cauliflower Rice Recipe for more suggestions.

Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole

Ingredients for Making Your Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole:

  • 2 tablespoons of Butter
  • 1 clove of Garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium Green Pepper, diced
  • 1 medium Zucchini, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Salt
  • 2 cups of Cauliflower Rice
  • 6 ounces of Low Carb Pork Carnitas
  • 2 tablespoons of Lime Juice
  • 2 serves of Low Carb Enchilada Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup of Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • 1 medium Tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup of Scallions, sliced

Instructions for Making Your Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole:

  1. Place a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the butter, garlic, and green pepper and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the zucchini, salt, and pepper and continue to cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the cauliflower rice and continue to cook, whilst stirring for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the Low Carb Pork Carnitas and lime juice and stir well before adding the Low Carb Enchilada Sauce. Bring the pan to a simmer and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle the cilantro and cheese over the casserole. Remove from the stove top and broil until the cheese had melted.
  7. Garnish with the diced tomato and sliced scallions and serve.
  8. We recommend serving with sour cream and Sugar-Free Guacamole!

Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole

 

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Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole
Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole
Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole
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Our Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole is good old comfort food, without the excessive dishes to wash up afterwards. The casserole is full of flavor and the Low Carb Pork Carnitas and Low Carb Enchilada Sauce are a match made in spice heaven.
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Instructions
  1. Place a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the butter, garlic and green pepper and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the zucchini, salt and pepper and continue to cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the cauliflower rice and continue to cook, whilst stirring for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the Low Carb Pork Carnitas and lime juice and stir well before adding the Low Carb Enchilada Sauce. Bring the pan to a simmer and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle the cilantro and cheese over the casserole. Remove from the stove top and broil until the cheese had melted.
  7. Garnish with the diced tomato and sliced scallions and serve.
  1. Place a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the butter, garlic and green pepper and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the zucchini, salt and pepper and continue to cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the cauliflower rice and continue to cook, whilst stirring for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the Low Carb Pork Carnitas and lime juice and stir well before adding the Low Carb Enchilada Sauce. Bring the pan to a simmer and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle the cilantro and cheese over the casserole. Remove from the stove top and broil until the cheese had melted.
  7. Garnish with the diced tomato and sliced scallions and serve.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb One Pot Mexican Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 472 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Saturated Fat 20g 100%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 663mg 28%
Potassium 588mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 4g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 19%
Vitamin C 126%
Calcium 62%
Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.