Mexican Lasagna - OAMC

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 237.3
  • Total Fat: 10.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.7 mg
  • Sodium: 321.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 13.1 g

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A tasty & good for you make ahead dish with a Mexican spin. Note that the yield is 2 9x13 casseroles. A tasty & good for you make ahead dish with a Mexican spin. Note that the yield is 2 9x13 casseroles.
Number of Servings: 24


    1 lb. ground beef
    1 lb. ground turkey
    1 c. onions
    .5 c. jalapenos
    2 15 oz. cans diced tomatoes
    2 15 oz cans yellow sweet corn
    2 15 oz cans black beans, drained & rinsed
    2 package (1.25 oz) taco seasoning mix
    20 corn tortillas
    Non-stick cooking spray
    1.5 c. reduced fat sour cream (nonfat works)
    1 c. Mexican cheese blend, reduced fat
    1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped for garnish


Yield: 2 9x13 casseroles at 12 servings each.

1. Brown meat and onions in large skillet. Drain well & rinse to remove excess fat.

2. Add corn, black beans, jalapenos, and taco seasoning mix. Simmer 5 mins.

3. Spray 2 9x13 casseroles with non-stick cooking spray. Cut tortillas in half. Place 10 tortilla halves in the bottom of each dish. Spoon 1/4 of the meat mixture over and then 1/4 of the sour cream into each dish. Spread evenly. Place another layer of tortillas, 10 for each dish, and then the remaining beef mixture divided.

5. To freeze: Cover tightly with plastic wrap and then aluminum foil. When frozen solid, casserole can be removed from pan and stored separately, returning to original pan for baking.

6. If frozen, thaw overnight in the refrigerator. Heat oven to 350*. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven & sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand 5 minutes for the cheese to melt. Sprinkle with fresh chopped cilantro. Serve with taco-type accompaniments like tomato, lettuce, salsa, olives, etc.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FROLIC838.

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  • Incredible!
    My family loves this recipe!!! They ask for ALL the time! - 8/26/11

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  • Incredible!
    My family LOVES this, and I've taken it to several pot luck dinners. It's a HUGE hit every time. - 2/21/10

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  • Incredible!
    I prepared this complete recipe (with about 4 layerings) in a 6 qt. slo-cooker and everyone loved it. One said she definitely wanted the recipe! I will be using this recipe again. Thanks!! - 10/25/09

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