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Tortilla Lasagna Recipe

Tortilla Lasagna Recipe

I found a similar recipe online and experimented with the ingredients to create this delicious lasagna. It was an instant hit with my family! They love spicy food, and this simple dish has become a new favorite. —Lynn Smith, Warrensburg, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + standing YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 10 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) salsa
  • 1 small onion, sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the water, taco seasoning, garlic powder and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine sour cream and chili powder. In a large bowl, combine cheeses; set aside. Sprinkle cornmeal into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Arrange five tortillas, overlapping, in the bottom of prepared dish; spread with 1/2 cup salsa. Layer with half of the meat mixture, onion and sour cream mixture. Sprinkle with 1-1/2 cups cheese mixture. Repeat layers.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 40 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese mixture. Bake 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 568 calories, 36g fat (21g saturated fat), 125mg cholesterol, 1180mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein.

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chefheidi18
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2016

"This was ok. I wanted more to it."

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MaryAnnKaase
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2015

"Even my picky kid who doesn't usually like tacos liked this one. I did make some changes. I cooked diced onion and peppers with the meat and omitted the garlic and cayenne (1.5# of meat). Used HEB "That green sauce" in the sour cream instead of chili powder, and only used sharp cheddar cheese."

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pottaway
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"My family gave it 5 thumbs up! Even my foreign exchange student from Mexico thought it was great!"

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Joscy
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2014

"This would probably be good; would definitely ditch chili powder, and use only small amt. taco seasoning. Instead of salsa would use mild Pace picante sauce. Some folks may say *what's point of making if not following directions*."

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kristen49286
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2012

"This was really good! I made a few adjustments. I didn't have corn meal, so I sprayed the baking dish with pam--no problems. As a matter of fact, the bottom tortilla layer browned and got crispy--very good! I added an onion and minced garlic to the meat while it was cooking (didn't add the garlic powder or fresh onion to the casserole layer), and I added a can of whole pinto beans and a small can of chopped green chilies to the meat mixture after it was cooked."

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kristinfly2
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2012

"This was a very popular dish even with my 7 picky eaters!"

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sandbill73
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2012

"sooo good!!"

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Luomala
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2012

"Awesome! I used mild cheddar cheese and it turned out delicious!"

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grjen
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2011

"The flavor was good but next time I would try doubling the ground beef and making another layer of everything."

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mel100204
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2011

"This was very tasty. I used roasted tomatillo salsa instead of traditional and I sauteed my onion with the ground beef and added garlic instead of the powder. This was a big hit and will be making it regularly."

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