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Taco Bake, Gluten & Dairy Free

Author: Tumble into Love


  • 1 small Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil We use EVOO
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • ¼ cup Taco Seasoning Store bought, or make your own
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 tsp Hot Sauce Optional
  • 1 cup White rice (serving for 4)
  • 16 oz Salsa Hot, Med or Mild depending on preference
  • 1 package Daiya cheddar dairy free cheese
  • 1 can Re-fried beans


Ground Beef

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray an 8 x 8 baking pan with non-stick spray or coat with EVOO. Set aside
  • In a large fry pan, add oil and onion; cook over medium heat until translucent.
  • Add ground beef and cook until browned.
  • Remove from heat and drain excess fat
  • Stir in salt, pepper, taco seasoning and water
  • Simmer, about 10 minutes, until thickened.

White Rice

  • Cook white rice according to package directions. Mix with salsa. Set aside.
  • Spread re-fried beans in the bottom of an 8 x 8 pan. Layer rice and salsa mixture on top. Over the rice mixture, layer ground beef. Top with Daiya cheddar cheese
  • Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted on top, and mix is warmed through.
  • Serve with tortilla chips, or crumble some on top before serving.