Give your lasagna a fun new spin with Mexican flavors! With all the flavor of your favorite enchiladas, this recipe is great for feeding a crowd without a lot of work. Serve alongside a chopped salad for a complete meal and nutritional boost.

Recipe and photography by Aggie’s Kitchen.

Nutrition Tip: The iron is beef is highly “bioavailable”, which means it’s easy for the body to use. And a small two-ounce portion of beef has as much protein as four tablespoons of peanut butter!

Mexican Lasagna

Amber Gray
Give your lasagna a fun new spin with Mexican flavors! With all the flavor of your favorite enchiladas, this recipe is great for feeding a crowd without a lot of work. Serve alongside a chopped salad for a complete meal and nutritional boost.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Entree & Main Dishes
Servings 8
Calories 356 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 sweet onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce
  • 6 medium whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1 package Chipotle & Cheddar chopped salad kit

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef, peppers, onion and taco seasoning. Cook 5-7 minutes or until fully cooked. Stir in corn and remove from heat.
  • Add 2 Tbsp. enchilada sauce to bottom of 8×11-inch baking dish. Place 2 tortillas over enchilada sauce, overlapping each other.
  • Add ½ of ground beef mixture on top. Top with ½ cup cheese. Top with 2 more tortillas, then remainder of meat and ½ cup cheese.
  • Add the last 2 tortillas, then pour enchilada sauce over top to cover. Top with remaining ½ cup cheese.
  • Bake 20 minutes or until bubbly. Let rest 5 minutes before cutting.
  • Top with sliced avocado and green onion. Serve alongside prepared salad kit.

Nutrition

Calories: 356kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 26gFat: 16gCholesterol: 57mgSodium: 427mgFiber: 5gSugar: 6g
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