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Tex Mex Lasagna

  • Author: Kara - Sweetly Splendid
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Casserole
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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Ingredients

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted green chile
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 20oz enchilada sauce
  • 15oz canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 2 cups shredded pepperjack cheese, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon corriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 9 lasagna noodles (do NOT use oven ready)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. 
  2. In a large, deep skillet add your ground beef and sprinkle with the taco seasoning. Cook, breaking up into pieces until no longer pinked and fully cooked through. 
  3. Add the green chiles, frozen corn, enchilada sauce, and pinto beans to the skillet. Simmer for 10 minutes and remove from the stove. 
  4. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the cottage cheese, 1 cup of pepperjack cheese, egg, cumin, coriander, chili powder, pepper, and salt. 
  5. Spray a 9x13 casserole dish with non-stick spray and add a thin layer of sauce to the bottom. Assemble your lasagna as follows: thin layer of sauce, 3 lasagna noodles, 1/2 of your cheese mixture, a layer of sauce, 3 lasagna noodles, the remainder of your cheese mixture, a layer of sauce, 3 lasagna noodles, the remainder of your sauce, and then top with your shredded cheddar and remaining pepper jack. 
  6. Cover your lasagna with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 20 minutes. 
  7. Remove from oven and allow it to cool for 10 minutes before serving. 


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/12th
  • Calories: 325
  • Sugar: 2
  • Sodium: 1152
  • Fat: 12
  • Saturated Fat: 6
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 31
  • Fiber: 5
  • Protein: 25
  • Cholesterol: 64

Keywords: lasagna, tex mex, mexican