Fresh and Zesty Recipes

Mexican Lasagna

A spectacular layered dish featuring soft flour tortillas, seasoned ground beef, tangy tomato sauce and melted cheese.

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Mexican Lasagna

ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Azteca® Flour Tortillas
  • 1 package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 (16 oz.) carton cottage cheese
  • 1 (17 oz.) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 cup prepared salsa
  • 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese blend

Directions

Remove tortillas from refrigerator. Heat oven to 375° F. Brown meat & drain. Add corn, salsa, tomato sauce & taco seasoning mix. Simmer, stirring frequently for 5 minutes. In a separate bowl combine cottage cheese, eggs & oregano. Line bottom of greased 13″x9″ baking dish with 5 tortillas, overlapping edges. Top with half the meat mixture. Spoon cottage cheese mixture over meat. Arrange 5 tortillas over cheese mixture. Spread remaining meat mixture over all & top with shredded cheese. Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese melts and casserole bubbles. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting & serving.