Mexican Lasagna Recipe

Mexican Lasagna is made with layer upon layer of spectacular south-of-the-border flavors. A drool worthy dish with just enough heat to wake up your taste buds, you will surely beat the picky palates in your house with this fabulous casserole that takes 15 minutes of prep and 15 minutes to bake.

Yield: 12

INGREDIENTS

1 pound lean ground beef
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 small yellow onion, grated or finely chopped
2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon New Mexico chile powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 (14.5 oz) can fire roasted diced tomatoes
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 1/2 cups frozen sweet corn
1 (4 oz) can fire roasted diced green chiles
1 (10 oz) can enchilada sauce (or homemade enchilada sauce)
12 8” large flour tortillas
8 ounces Pepperjack cheese, shredded
4 ounces Colby Jack cheese, shredded
6 oz can sliced olives, drained
2 scallions, finely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Drizzle olive oil into a large skillet, over medium high heat. Add beef, onion, paprika, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper to skillet. Brown beef for about 5-7 minutes. Add tomatoes, beans and corn. Stir to combine. Allow to cook while you begin preparing the baking pan. READ MORE

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