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Mexican Style Lasagna

Mexican Style Lasagna

This Mexican Style Lasagna is the perfect quick fix weeknight dinner recipe that the whole family enjoys!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beef, lasagna, mexican, quick and simple, quick fix meal, simple dinner ideas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 352kcal
Author Jenny
Cost $15


  • Oven
  • 9 x 13 inch baking dish
  • Skillet


  • 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


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 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.
  • Place beans, green chilies and 3/4 cup salsa into a large bowl, stirring until well combined.
  • Place rice and 3/4 cup salsa into large bowl, stirring until well combined.  Add browned cooked beef and stir.
  • Layer 1/2 cup beans onto bottom of baking dish then top with a layer of halved tortillas. Top with another light layer of beans then top with a layer of rice mixture. Layer with cheese and start layering again until you reach the top of the baking dish. The last layer should be cheese. Bake for 30 minutes, until hot and melted. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro.


Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 821mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 665IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 260mg | Iron: 2.8mg