Mexican Lasagna
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Mexican Lasagna

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

  • Preparation Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Recipe Makes 6 Servings

Mexican Lasagna

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

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  • Preparation Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Recipe Makes 6 Servings

Ingredients

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
½ 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)

Instructions

  • 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 ½ cups/375 mL) to the beef mixture instead of green peppers.

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Products you'll need:

  • Thick N' Chunky Salsa - Mild

    Thick N' Chunky Salsa - Mild

    A deliciously tangy, mild tomato salsa to compliment any Mexican dish.

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