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Dinner
May
16
2019

Mexican Style Lasagna

Sharing my favorite lasagna recipe with a twist today!  This Mexican Style Lasagna makes the perfect weeknight dinner for the whole family! Flavor packed and simple lasagna recipe to prepare.
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Lasagna Recipe

Nothing like a good lasagna recipe a little different than traditional lasagna!  My Mexican Style Lasagna Recipe is such a perfect weeknight dinner!  Easy dinner ideas are my favorite kind of recipes, this one is the perfect quick fix meal for the whole family!

Be sure to try my Cheesy Sausage Skillet Lasagna too!  Follow Picky Palate on Instagram for daily recipe inspiration.

How To Make Lasagna Mexican Style

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After you brown your meat, add your Taco Seasoning. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside for a few minutes.

 

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You’ll also add some diced green chilies to the Refried Beans.  Add some mild salsa as well.

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Spread a light layer of beans on the bottom of your baking dish. Start layering with some halved taco size tortillas.

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Layer one complete!

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Spread another light layer of beans over tortillas.

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Top with taco meat.

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Top with your salsa rice.

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Repeat all layers again.

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When layers are complete, top with shredded cheddar cheese.

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Ahhhh, perfect!

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Ready for the oven.

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Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25-30 minutes.

 

 

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Top with chopped fresh cilantro before serving. Cut into squares to serve. Look at those fabulous layers! Enjoy!

Mexican Style Lasagna
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef, lasagna, mexican, quick and simple, quick fix meal, simple dinner ideas
Servings: 8
Calories: 352 kcal
Author: Jenny
Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 packet Old El Paso Original Taco Seasoning
  • Two 15 ounce cans Old El Paso Refried Beans
  • 4 ounce can Old El Paso chopped green chilies
  • 1 1/2 cups mild prepared salsa divided
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 8 Old El Paso taco size flour tortillas cut in half (you'll use 15 halves)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantr
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef to hot skillet. Cook and crumble until browned. Stir in taco seasoning until well combined. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Place beans, green chilies and 3/4 cup salsa into a large bowl, stirring until well combined.
  4. Place rice and 3/4 cup salsa into large bowl, stirring until well combined.  Top with chopped fresh cilantro and cut into squares and serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Style Lasagna
Amount Per Serving
Calories 352 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 821mg 34%
Potassium 433mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 13.3%
Vitamin C 3.8%
Calcium 26%
Iron 15.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 1
    Phyl says:

    I find this to be a lot easier if you spread the beans onto the flour tortillas first then lay then into the 13 X 9 pan. They are more stable laying on a plate & spreading with beans then to lay them on top of more beans & try spreading. Just my thought. Thanks for recipe.

  2. 2
    Kathy Bryant says:

    Hi. Looks like a great dish. But in the printable recipe, several steps from the video are omitted. Just trying to be helpful. ?

    • 2.1
      Phyl says:

      Hi and thanks for the tips. I have also found several where there was issues. Never did get answer on a tube biscuit that was all dough after the cook time was up plus did add more time even. I saw somebody else had same question and got no answer. Was the one where u seperate the biscuits and put cheese and butter between and bake it in loaf pan. I did not try it again cause of wasting money and food. Thanks again.

  3. 3
    Deon Sagers says:

    Looks so yummy, but your instructions are incomplete. Just, fyi. 🙂

  4. 4
    Bex says:

    Here’s the whole recipe everyone!!

    Ingredients
    1 pound lean ground beef
    1 packet Old El Paso Original Taco Seasoning
    Two 15 ounce cans Old El Paso Refried Beans
    4 ounce can Old El Paso chopped green chilies
    1 1/2 cups mild prepared salsa, divided
    2 cups cooked rice
    8 Old El Paso taco size flour tortillas, cut in half (you’ll use 15 halves)
    2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
    1 cup chopped fresh cilantro

    Directions
    1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
    2.Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef to hot skillet. Cook and crumble until browned. Stir in taco seasoning until well combined. Transfer to a large bowl.
    3.Place beans, green chilies and 3/4 cup salsa into a large bowl, stirring until well combined.
    4.Place rice and 3/4 cup salsa into large bowl, stirring until well combined.

    5.Spread a light layer of beans on the bottom of your baking dish. Start layering with some halved taco size tortillas.

    6.Spread another light layer of beans over tortillas.

    7.Top with taco meat.

    8.Top with your salsa rice.

    9.Repeat all layers again.

    10.When layers are complete, top with shredded cheddar cheese.

    11.Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25-30 minutes.

    12.Top with chopped fresh cilantro before serving.

    Cut into squares to serve.

    Makes 8 Servings

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    Pam says:

    The printed recipe leaves out the entire layering steps.

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    2pots2cook says:

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