Tex - Mex Lasagne

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves:6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 12 - Corn tortillas
  • 16oz - Tomato sauce
  • 1/2 lb - ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup - grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 lb - cheddar cheese, sliced thin or grated
  • 1 cup - salsa
  • 1 - medium onion, chopped
  • 3 Cloves - garlic, chopped or minced
  • 2 tsp - chilli seasoning
  • 2 eggs - slightly beaten
  • 4 oz - diced Green chillies
  • 6 oz - red kidney beans, drained
  • 8 oz - whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • 1/2 tsp - Oregano
  • 1 lb - ground Beef

How to Make Tex - Mex Lasagne

  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees C.
  • Sautee the ground beef, garlic and onion in a large cast or iron skillet or heavy frying pan until the beef is done.
  • Add tomato sauce, salsa, green chillies, chilli powder, cumin, corn and kidney beans.
  • Stir to mix and simmer on low heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • In a separate bowl, combine eggs, ricotta cheese and oregano.
  • Arrange 6 tortillas on the bottom of a lightly greased 9-inch x 13-inch deep baking pan.
  • You can overlap the tortillas, if needed.
  • Then add about half of the meat and tomato sauce.
  • Spoon cheese and egg mixture on top of the meat sauce. Add half of the cheddar cheese.
  • Add a second alternating layer of tortillas, the meat sauce-cheese mixture and top with remaining cheddar cheese.
  • Bake at 375 degrees C for 30 minutes, or till cheese becomes bubbly.
  • llow to set for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
  • Serve extra parmesan or shredded cheddar cheese.