Mexican Lasagna recipe from Life Made Delicious
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Mexican Lasagna

You Mexi-Can transform your taco kit with this simple make ahead Mexican lasagna!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6
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1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef
1 green pepper, cut into thin strips
1 jar (650 mL) Old El Paso* Thick N’ Chunky Salsa
1/2 cup (125 mL) water
1 Old El Paso* Soft Taco Dinner Kit
3 cups (750 mL) shredded Cheddar cheese
1 can (200 mL) sliced ripe olives, drained (optional)
Your favourite toppings (sour cream, guacamole)



  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease 9-inch (22.5 cm) square baking dish.
  • 2 Brown ground beef in large skillet; drain.  Add green pepper, salsa, water and taco seasoning and taco sauce from kit.  Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer uncovered for about 8 minutes.
  • 3 Place 4 tortillas in bottom of baking dish, overlapping to fit. Top with one third beef mixture, one third cheese and one third of olives (if using). Repeat layers twice.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Top as desired.

Expert Tips

Substitute : Soft Taco Dinner Kit with:  1 pouch Old El Paso* Taco Seasoning Mix and 1 pkg Old El Paso* Medium (12 count) Soft Flour Tortillas.

Make Ahead: Can be made up to 24 hrs, refrigerate and add 10 minutes to bake time.

Variation: Add frozen or canned corn (1 1/2 cups/375 mL) to the beef mixture instead of green peppers.

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