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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 545.7
  • Total Fat: 20.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 77.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,189.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 60.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 15.1 g
  • Protein: 34.9 g

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Mexican Lasagna


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Introduction

A tasty variation on a favorite. A tasty variation on a favorite.

Ingredients

    • 1 lb. ground turkey
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 onions, chopped
    • 2 10 oz. cans black beans, drained and slightly mashed
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
    • 2 cups tomato sauce
    • 1 10 oz. can stewed tomatoes, coarsely chopped
    • 6 medium whole wheat tortillas
    • 1 cup low fat shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

1. Preheat oven 350° F.

2. Sauté 1 onion, 1 garlic clove on high heat while breaking up meat. Cook until meat is no longer pink. Stir in black beans. Set sauté pan aside.

3. Heat oil in another sauté pan over medium heat. Sauté remaining onion, until soft. Add remaining garlic, chili powder and cumin, sauté for 30 seconds. Add tomato sauce and tomatoes with juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, simmer partially covered for 20 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Transfer all but 1/2 c sauce to meat and beans; Mix well.

4. Dip half the tortillas, one at a time, in the hot tomato sauce. Lay tortillas in the bottom of an 8.5 x 11 casserole dish. Spread half meat and bean mixture over tortillas. Sprinkle half the cheese over meat and beans.

5. Add another layer of tortillas and meat & beans mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 35 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes.

Serves 6.






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  • 11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I made this and it is delicious. Yes it is higher in fat and calories, but I plan my whole day at once and make allowances somewhere else for the extras. Very tasty and feels like you are eating something sinful. - 5/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I have made this 3 or 4 times so far and love it. I notice that alot of people think its to high in fat and calories but I make it into 10 meals not 6 and have some veggies with it and that's plenty of food and cuts the calories way down. - 1/16/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I relly liked this recipe. Even my 97 year old mother in-law liked it. I only made a couple of little changes to reduce the sodium (like no salt tomatoes), but nothing major. I think next time I might even spice things up a little more with extra chili powder, green chilis or salsa. - 5/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    this is wonderful, my family loved it deffinatly cooking it agian, could possibly be 9 to 12 servings instead of six. - 6/2/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this and my fiance and son were both thrilled. I am gluten sensitive so I ate the filling without the tortillas. The tortilla layers really make a delicious difference so I recommend eating this as is. Maybe a little fat free sour cream as well. - 12/9/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I tried it tonight and it was delicious. It was the first time my family and I had black beans (Beans are very unpopular in Québec, I don't know why!). Every one loved it! Of course, it has a lot of calories, but since it tastes so good, I'll keep it for the special nights! - 11/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was great, very filling. I used Joseph's Whole Wheat tortillas (tons of fiber and protein, low cal) and this definetly makes at least 8 hearty servings. Can't wait to make it again! - 5/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I loved it. It was easy to prepare ahead of time. It served our hungry family of four and enough for two lunches afterwards. I do suggest blending the tomatoes if your young ones don't like them. - 1/7/09

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I just used a jar of Pace spicy salsa instead of the 2cps. tomato....Ole....Chef Jim.
    Also I put flax meal in almost everthing I cook now,hot or cold.
    - 12/25/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I liked this receipe. I don't care for a lot of cheese, so I don't eat much lasagna, but this was good. - 12/26/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Excellent explosion of flavors! Much better than the old 'frito' pie I used to make. - 12/25/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    tried this tonight... we all loved it, including all the kids! someone mentioned that it was high in fat, but that's gotta be because of the black beans... and they ARE a good source of fiber!! - 12/1/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Needs some heat, celantro otherwise it is good. I know ...........Texans like it hot! - 11/22/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is a fast and easy way to fix supper.Good for a change. - 11/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    i made this, and it was so fantastic, my children are asking me to definatly make it again, great compliments on the dish thank you soooooooooooo much. - 7/11/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I loved this. I actually found that this tasted better the next day as a leftover! I will make this again in the near future - 6/3/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very delicious! I added a drizzle of Hidden Valley's Spicy Ranch over the top and it was PERFECT!!! And very filling for one serving, too.. amazing. :D Thanks! - 5/29/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this but I used ranch style beans instead of black beans. Yum - 5/22/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My family all enjoyed this (except my daughter who doesn't like beans) I plan to make it for our next church potluck because I'm sure it will be a winner! Thanks for sharing it with us. - 3/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this with 1/2 Ground Chicken and 1/2 Ground Beef it was excellent makes great leftovers - 2/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is a wonderfully delicious version of lasagna made with ground turkey! I did have to exhange taco sauce for the tomato sauce (didn't have any on hand) and it was fabulous!!!! - 2/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is awesome! Great flavor! My fiance' and I both loved it!!! - 12/8/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Exellent, full of flavor & yummy! - 11/20/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    excellent added more spices and a little hot sauce - 10/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Loved this and so did my 13yo DS. Even my DH liked it and he's not a fan of mexican food. Great mix of flavors. Nice firm casserole. Easy to make (I assembled it ahead of time.) and easy to tweak for those who care to. I can see using whatever I have on hand to put it together. GREAT IDEA! A Keeper! - 6/10/09

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