Taco Bake with Cauliflower Veggie Tots


Put a twist on taco night with our easy taco bake that's ready to pop in the oven in just 10 minutes. Deliciously crisp Cauliflower Veggie Tots on top make it easy to sneak in some extra veggies!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package ORTEGA® Taco Seasoning mix

  • 1 cup chopped tomato

  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed and drained

  • ½ cup sliced pitted ripe olives (Optional)

  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

  • 1 (16 ounce) package Green Giant™ Cauliflower Veggie Tots


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Brown ground beef in large skillet and drain. Stir in taco seasoning and 3/4 cup water and simmer 10 minutes.

  3. Turn ground beef mixture into 2-quart baking dish. Top with tomato, corn, olives then cheese. Evenly arrange Green Giant® Cauliflower Veggie Tots™ over mixture.

  4. Bake 20 minutes or until bubbling and tots are golden brown.

  5. Garnish with additional tomato, olives, cheese and green onion if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

452 Calories
26g Fat
26g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 452
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 11g 56%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 1098mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 6mg 29%
Calcium 167mg 13%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 377mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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