Mexican Lasagna Recipe

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Mexican Lasagna

Mandy Nolen

By
@SouthernYankeeMom

You can make lasagna or manicotti with this recipe- either are delicious! This is a different spin on your normal lasagna.

Rating:
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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 lb
ground beef or taco sausage (h.e.b.grocery)
3 c
(give or take) favorite enchilada sauce
1 pkg
lasagna or manicotti noodles
4 c
mexican blend shredded cheese
2 can(s)
black beans, canned, drained
4 Tbsp
bacon grease, i always keep some on hand!
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
sour cream, black olives, tomatos, or your favorite topping

Step-By-Step

1Brown beef or taco sausage until crumbly and remove grease. If you are just using beef, add some minced garlic to the beef. Add enchilada sauce to meat mixture, reserving a cup of it for the top.
2Boil the lasagna noodles.
3In a different skillet, add your bacon drippings, 1 Tbs garlic and the black beans. Cook the black beans and slowly mash them until they resemble refried beans. Salt and pepper the beans.
4Preheat oven to 350.
5Spray non-stick in a 9x13 baking dish, layer lasagna noodles, bean mixture, meat mixture then a layer of cheese. Repeat until pan is almost full. Noodles, reserved 1 cup of sauce then cheese should be your top layers!
6Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is nice and melted on top. Top with a dollop of sour cream, black olives, green onions or guacamole- or your favorite salsa!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican