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    Mexican Lasagna

    Mexican Lasagna. Photo by Mikekey

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    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    Cuistot's Note:

    Great take on a mexi lasagna. My whole family loves this and it makes a great potluck dish.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Cook meat with onion and garlic until no longer pink; drain.
    3. 3
      Add beans, red or green pepper, tomato sauce, taco sauce, salt, cumin and oregano; simmer 10 minutes.
    4. 4
      Spoon 1 cup meat mixture evenly in bottom of 9x13 inch baking dish.
    5. 5
      Layer 6 tortillas over sauce; with 1 cup of the meat mixture and spread evenly.
    6. 6
      Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese.
    7. 7
      Cover with remaining tortillas and remaining meat mixture.
    8. 8
      Cover tightly with foil.
    9. 9
      Bake 20 minutes. Uncover; top with remaining cheese.
    10. 10
      Continue baking 5 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes.
    11. 11
      Can be served with chopped lettuce and chopped tomatoes for a nice garnish.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 16, 2014

      45

      Mixed reviews at our house. I liked it, but 3 year old didn't (shocking! ;) ) and DH ate some but didn't eat any leftovers, but he's not a casserole person. I made a half recipe and used 1/2 can pureed rotel in place of the tomato sauce and used the taco sauce. I probably used extra cheese as I didn't measure (and love cheese) and used up the rest of our pepper jack. It had a nice bite made like this and I think leftovers are tasty as well!

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    • on January 09, 2012

      55

      One of the easiest recipes I've found on this site. The results were, also, one of the best I've had. Tastes like the mex lasagna my mom used to make! My two girls (8 and 13) love it along with my wife and I. Keep posting recipes and I'll try em!

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    • on July 19, 2008

      55

      5 Stars, very tasty using ground venison, will become part of our regular rotation. Author made corrections to the directions, and I will gladly remake with cheddar cheese throughout and post photos. I followed directions and did not use any oil to brown meat, onions and garlic, but decided it was then important to use a non-stick pan. I had a kitchen emergency, so had to replace the top cheddar cheese with applewood-smoked swiss cheese, but that did not detract from the deliciousness. As an empty nester, I split recipe into thirds, using two 1 1/2 quart disposable pans, and one ovenproof 8-inch skillet. Photos are in Photo Forum: http://www.recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?p=3973409#3973409. The 8-inch skillet fed DH and me nicely, this was yummy, not too spicy, and to be oft repeated. Made for Please Review My Recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Lasagna

    Serving Size: 1 (296 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 432.2
     
    Calories from Fat 175
    40%
    Total Fat 19.4 g
    29%
    Saturated Fat 9.5 g
    47%
    Cholesterol 68.2 mg
    22%
    Sodium 888.0 mg
    37%
    Total Carbohydrate 40.0 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 8.6 g
    34%
    Sugars 6.3 g
    25%
    Protein 25.5 g
    51%

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