Mexican Lasagna

Mexican Lasagnan is a main course that serves 6. One portion of this dish contains roughly 57g of protein, 40g of fat, and a total of 876 calories. For $4.33 per serving, this recipe covers 45% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 13 people found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. It is a pretty expensive recipe for fans of Mediterranean food. Head to the store and pick up olives, pepper, shredded cheddar cheese, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Mels Kitchen Café. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 89%. This score is great. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Mexican Lasagna, Mexican Lasagna, and Mexican Lasagna.

Servings: 6

 

Ingredients:

1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

3 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce

1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 ½ cup frozen corn kernels, white or yellow

2 garlic cloves, finely minced

dash of ground cayenne pepper

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef or turkey

8 ounces cream cheese, light or regular

1 (6 ounce) can olives, chopped

1 teaspoon dried oregano

9-12 no-boil lasagna noodles (I love the Barilla brand), or boil and drain regular lasagna noodles

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

1 cup sour cream, light or regular

1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

1 yellow onion, coarsely chopped

Equipment:

frying pan

oven

aluminum foil

Cooking instruction summary:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9X13-inch pan and set aside.In a large 12-inch skillet, brown the ground beef or turkey and onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink. Drain the grease. Add the minced garlic and tomato paste. Stir to combine well and cook for about a minute. Stir in the chili powder, cumin, cayenne, oregano and salt and pepper. Mix well. Add the diced tomatoes and tomato sauce. Stir to combine. Add the black beans, corn and olives. Mix well and heat through, about 5 minutes.Remove the skillet from the heat. Spread 1/2 cup sauce in the bottom of the prepared pan. Layer three (or four, depending on the brand of noodles you use) noodles over the sauce. Spread 1/3 of the sauce over the noodles. Dollop 1/3 of the sour cream and 1/3 of the cream cheese (just pinch off chunks and toss them on top) across the sauce. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the cheeses. Repeat the layers two more times until all the ingredients are used.Cover the lasagna with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Uncover and bake 10-15 minutes more, until the lasagna is hot and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into and serving.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9X13-inch pan and set aside.In a large 12-inch skillet, brown the ground beef or turkey and onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink.

2. Drain the grease.

3. Add the minced garlic and tomato paste. Stir to combine well and cook for about a minute. Stir in the chili powder, cumin, cayenne, oregano and salt and pepper.

4. Mix well.

5. Add the diced tomatoes and tomato sauce. Stir to combine.

6. Add the black beans, corn and olives.

7. Mix well and heat through, about 5 minutes.

8. Remove the skillet from the heat.

9. Spread 1/2 cup sauce in the bottom of the prepared pan. Layer three (or four, depending on the brand of noodles you use) noodles over the sauce.

10. Spread 1/3 of the sauce over the noodles. Dollop 1/3 of the sour cream and 1/3 of the cream cheese (just pinch off chunks and toss them on top) across the sauce. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the cheeses. Repeat the layers two more times until all the ingredients are used.Cover the lasagna with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Uncover and bake 10-15 minutes more, until the lasagna is hot and bubbly.

11. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into and serving.


Nutrition Information:

Quickview
875k Calories
56g Protein
40g Total Fat
76g Carbs
40% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
875k
44%

Fat
40g
62%

  Saturated Fat
20g
126%

Carbohydrates
76g
26%

  Sugar
18g
21%

Cholesterol
159mg
53%

Sodium
2552mg
111%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
56g
113%

Selenium
61µg
88%

Phosphorus
820mg
82%

Vitamin B12
4µg
67%

Zinc
9mg
64%

Calcium
553mg
55%

Vitamin B3
10mg
55%

Potassium
1906mg
54%

Manganese
1mg
54%

Fiber
13g
53%

Iron
9mg
51%

Vitamin A
2509IU
50%

Vitamin B6
0.99mg
49%

Vitamin B2
0.79mg
47%

Copper
0.82mg
41%

Vitamin E
6mg
41%

Magnesium
151mg
38%

Vitamin C
25mg
30%

Folate
117µg
29%

Vitamin B5
2mg
24%

Vitamin B1
0.36mg
24%

Vitamin K
17µg
16%

Vitamin D
0.64µg
4%

covered percent of daily need
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