Mexican Lasagne

Kim Miller


I really enjoy flavorful dishes, and this one is spot on. The tortillas and the sauce and cheese meld together like a lasagne does. I use El Pato Tomato Sauce - which I discovered at Save-alot, in the spanish aisle. They come in 7 oz cans. I hope you enjoy this as much as my family does.


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min
45 Min


  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef or turkey
  • 2 c
    cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    frozen pepper mix
  • 1/2 c
    pico de galo mix (found in produce dept)
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • dash(es)
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    cooking wine or whatever you have on hand
  • 2 can(s)
    mexican tomato sauce mild. el pato brand
  • 1 pkg
    large or medium sized flour burrito.
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 pt
    sour cream
  • 1 can(s)
    sliced black olives

How to Make Mexican Lasagne


  1. In a large saucepan, add 2 tbsp of olive oil, and heat, add the pico de galo and saute. When the onions are becoming a bit translucent, add the ground beef.
  2. Next while the beef mixture is sauteeing, add the cumin, red pepper, parsley, salt and pepper.
  3. On an oblong baking pan (11 x 14) add a couple dashs of olive oil, and add about 1/4 of one of the can's of tomato sauce, and add to the bottom of the pan, and try to spread out the sauce a little.
  4. Add about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of beef mixture into the tortilla. Add more to the edge, so you can roll up the tortilla easily. I put my large burrito's horizontally, and then with the extra space, I did one vertically, and then cut the end of the burrito so it fit nicely in the pan.
  5. Using almost all the remaining tomato sauce - cover the tortillas. (save some of the sauce for leftovers) Cover the tortillas with the cheddar cheese.
  6. To save time, in the same pan you cooked the ground beef in, saute the frozen pepper mixture and add the wine and saute for a few minutes.
  7. Add the saute pepper mixture on to the tortillas. I added the peppers to the center of the pan to make it look nice, but you can spread it over the entire pan if you prefer
  8. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
    Serve with a dollop of sour cream and sliced black olives.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mexican Lasagne

Course/Dish: Beef Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Entree #spicy

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

20 Super Tasty Chicken Recipes

20 Super Tasty Chicken Recipes

“What’s for dinner?” That’s the infamous question we get tired of hearing and figuring out. But, we have your answer – chicken. Now, wait. Before you say that’s boring, trust us. We guarantee your family will love all of these 20 super tasty chicken recipes. From BBQ chicken pizzas to orange chicken and rice to Parmesan […]

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Meatless Monday

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Meatless Monday

Bored of eating the same old, same old? Looking to make a change to your menu? One of the easiest ways to do it is to have Meatless Monday. It’s a great way to try vegetarian recipes not normally in the weekly rotation. Trust us, your family won’t be sacrificing anything. Mondays won’t be a […]

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas

Dinners in under 60 minutes! For those nights where you need to get dinner on the family ASAP, these quick-fix dinners are here to help. Who says that homemade delicious meals require hours to make? These yummy, family-friendly dinners only need an hour from start to finish. Scroll down for classic recipes, new dinner ideas, […]