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Gluten-Free Tacos with Avocado


Gluten-Free Tacos with Avocado

Gluten-Free Tacos with Avocado

© 2010 Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc
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 add vitamins, minerals, healthy fatty acids and vibrant color to this healthy version of a classic favorite.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 6 gluten-free hard taco shells (See tip)
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free taco seasoning (See tip)
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups loosely packed, finely shredded baby spinach
  • ½ cup finely chopped red onions
  • ½ cup chopped fresh avocado
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


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


Brown ground beef in olive oil until completely cooked. On low heat, stir in 2 tablespoons of gluten free taco seasonings and 3 tablespoons of water. Simmer for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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.

Make your own gluten free taco seasoning

Reminder: 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.

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