Tex Mex Lasagna

Tex Mex Lasagna Recipe

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Something different from traditional lasagna.

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25 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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1 lb
ground beef
1-15 oz. can(s)
refried beans
1 pkg
taco seasoning mix
1 tsp
hot chili powder
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1-24 oz. jar(s)
1-8 oz. can(s)
tomato sauce
1-16 oz. jar(s)
alfredo pasta sauce
4 c
shredded monterey jack or cheddar cheese
lasagna noodles, cooked according to package directions
black olives, chopped onions, chopped peppers, chopped cilantro, optional

How to Make Tex Mex Lasagna


  • 1Brown ground beef and drain. Stir in beans, taco and other seasonings.
  • 2Reserve 1/2 cup salsa; stir the rest of the salsa and tomato sauce into the beef mixture.
  • 3Mix pasta sauce with 3 cups of cheese.
  • 4Spread 1/2 cup salsa on the bottom of a sprayed 12x8 baking pan.
  • 5Layer 3 noodles, 1/2 cheese mix, 3 noodles, 1/2 beef mix and repeat, ending with beef mix on top. (Add some water to the beef mix before spreading it on as the last layer.)
  • 6According to your taste, you can also add chopped onions, black olives, peppers and cilantro to any of the layers.
  • 7Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover with foil and bake at least 1 1/4 hours until bubbly. Sprinkle last cup of cheese on top and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  • 8Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.
  • 9Note -- You can substitute lighter and reduced ingredients, if available, without impacting the taste. Can also use corn tortillas instead of lasagna noodles.

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About Tex Mex Lasagna

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #lasagna, #mexican

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