Gluten-Free Beef and Avocado Tacos Recipe

Beef soft shelled tacos, close-up
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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 3 servings
Yield: 6 tacos
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
666 Calories
38g Fat
27g Carbs
53g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3
Amount per serving
Calories 666
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Cholesterol 153mg 51%
Sodium 829mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 53g
Vitamin C 10mg 52%
Calcium 284mg 22%
Iron 6mg 35%
Potassium 1116mg 24%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Packaged taco seasonings and taco shells can be a source of added gluten. This gluten-free taco recipe uses a homemade taco seasoning mix and organic gluten-free taco shells. Shredded baby spinach, red onions, and avocado are added to this version of a classic favorite.


  • 6 gluten-free hard taco shells

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free taco seasoning 

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • 2 cups baby spinach, loosely packed, finely shredded

  • 1/2 cup red onions, finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup avocado, chopped

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place taco shells on a baking tray and warm in a 350F oven for 5 minutes.

  3. Brown ground beef in olive oil until completely cooked.

  4. On low heat, stir in 2 tablespoons of gluten-free taco seasonings and 3 tablespoons of water. Simmer for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Fill each taco shell with a layer of seasoned ground beef, chopped avocado, chopped onion, shredded spinach and top with shredded cheese. Garnish with a thin slice of avocado.

Bearitos® brand hard corn taco shells and taco seasoning are gluten-free.

Always make sure your work surfaces, utensils, pans, and tools are free of gluten. Always read product labels. Manufacturers can change product formulations without notice. When in doubt, do not buy or use a product before contacting the manufacturer for verification that the product is free of gluten.