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.


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Rating:

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown 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.
2
Boil the lasagna noodles.
3
In 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.
4
Preheat oven to 350.
5
Spray 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!
6
Bake 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