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Mexican Lasagna

posted by Julie Evink on February 8, 2013

Mexican Lasagna ~ Noodles piled high with zesty taco meat and cheese! Put a kick in your lasagna!

Mexican Lasagna ~ Noodles piled high with zesty taco meat and cheese!

Mexican Lasagna say what? I know, I know this is not your Momma’s Lasagna that’s for sure. But hey I was in for something different and fun and figured this was to out there.

Good thing I tried because I loved it. Like as in adore, love, want to stick my face in the pan kind of love. I refrained. Since I refrained that left the hubs and I with a ton of leftovers because it was the one night my little brother didn’t stop by for supper. This resulted in me texting him, packing up a plate to go and handing it off to him as he zoomed in and out of our house. That’s service.

Someone also told me this resulted in said little bro spilling lasagna on the corner of an offer little bro was writing up for a customer on a house. Impressive. Oh well at least he got fed!

If you are looking for a terrific Valentine’s Day meal to serve to your family this is excellent. Pair it up with some bread sticks, throw in a salad and you are ready to go!

Now don’t mind me as I sit here and wish that I had brought leftover lasagna to work today instead of my current lunch….

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Mexican Lasagna

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 8

Mexican Lasagna

Ingredients

  • 9 lasagna noodles, cooked to al dente
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 3/4 c. water
  • 1 jar of pasta sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 container ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 4 c. shredded Mexican cheese, divided

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 13x9 casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Cook ground beef until no longer pink, drain off grease. Stir in water and taco seasoning. Continue to simmer until water is absorbed. Add pasta sauce and stir until mixed.
  3. In a separate bowl beat eggs. Stir in ricotta cheese, cumin and 2 c. of Mexican cheese.
  4. Spread a thin layer of meat sauce in 13x9 dish. Top with 3 of your lasagna noodles laying side by side. Top noodles with a 1/3 of ricotta mixture, spread over noodles. Top ricotta mixture with a 1/3 of the sauce mixture and then sprinkle with a 1/3 of the cheese. Repeat two more times.
  5. Cover pan with foil. Bake for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 5 more minutes. Let sand and cool for 15 minutes before serving.
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Mexican Lasagna

Preparation 25 minutes 2017-03-26T00:25:00+00:00 Cook Time 45 minutes 2017-03-26T00:45:00+00:00 Serves 8     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 9 lasagna noodles, cooked to al dente
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 3/4 c. water
  • 1 jar of pasta sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 container ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 4 c. shredded Mexican cheese, divided

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 13x9 casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Cook ground beef until no longer pink, drain off grease. Stir in water and taco seasoning. Continue to simmer until water is absorbed. Add pasta sauce and stir until mixed.
  3. In a separate bowl beat eggs. Stir in ricotta cheese, cumin and 2 c. of Mexican cheese.
  4. Spread a thin layer of meat sauce in 13x9 dish. Top with 3 of your lasagna noodles laying side by side. Top noodles with a 1/3 of ricotta mixture, spread over noodles. Top ricotta mixture with a 1/3 of the sauce mixture and then sprinkle with a 1/3 of the cheese. Repeat two more times.
  5. Cover pan with foil. Bake for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 5 more minutes. Let sand and cool for 15 minutes before serving.

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    Comments

  • Priscilla


    I would definitely use this case in the kitchen!!

  • Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust


    This lasagna is fantastic – and I love my KICMount!

    • Julie


      Thanks Dorothy! They are the smartest invention ever aren’t they!

  • Niki Baker


    This would be such a great help in the kitchen!

  • kesha


    I would use it in the kitchen

  • barbara n


    I would definitely mount in under a kitchen cupboard. What a great help it would be

  • Cindy Brickley


    In my kitchen for sure! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Lisa @ Wine & Glue


    This looks DElicious!! And . . . . I totally want a KICmount 🙂 Also. You feed your brother. The least he could do is work on your house 🙂

    • Julie


      YES LISA! I totally agree…I need to inform him of that. We will see how far I get. Although I’m thinking his meals are going to be few and far between with our new project…

  • Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile


    Thanks for the giveaway, wow, let see I think I would mount it in my kitchen or maybe craft room. I came over from Six Sisters because I LOVED your Mexican Lasagna, it looks delicious!!!! But was surprized with the giveaway. But now I am your newest follower in all ways. Thank you. Hope you’ll come visit me at http://www.memoriesbythemile.com/
    Wanda Ann

    • Julie


      Welcome Wanda! Glad to have you here 🙂

  • Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes}


    This Mexican Lasagna looks so delicious! Saw your link over at Six Sisters and had to come and check it out 🙂

    I’d love for you to link up a few recipes at my weekend link party! http://thebestblogrecipes.blogspot.com/

    Hope to see you there!

  • The Better Baker


    I would LOVE this combo of YUM. Great idea to put a Mexican twist to it…that’s my favorite ethnic food. Pinning and making this soon. Thanks so much for sharing at Weekend Potluck.

  • Debbie Bray


    In the kitchen

  • Melanie {Reasons To SKIP The Housework}


    Yummers! Pinning…I’d love for you to come link this up at my Tuesday Time Out!
    Melanie Reasons To Skip The Housework

  • Kim


    Hello Julie! Just wanted to pop over and congratulate you on being one of the features from last week’s Weekend Potluck. This looks so yummy. I love the combo. Be sure to head over and pick up your featured button if you don’t already have one. Can’t wait to see what you bring this week. Have a terrific weekend!

    http://sunflowersupperclub.blogspot.com/2013/02/weekend-potluck-54.html

    • Julie


      Thanks for the feature Kim!

  • nancy


    this recipe sounds really good..one question though…where does the cumin go in….i must be missing something….i read through the recipe 4 times looking for it and did not see where to use it. thanks!

    • Julie


      With the ricotta cheese! Sorry I’ve updated the recipe!

      • nancy


        Thanks!! Cant wait to try it!

  • Jocelyn @BruCrew Life


    That sounds like a great lasagna. I really like my KicMount too!!!

    • Julie


      Thanks Jocelyn! The KicMount is a fab invention!

  • Kathy W.


    Recipe looks so good! 🙂 I was wondering, what type and size of the pasta sauce?

    • Julie


      I just used Prego and in the 24 ounce jar.

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