Mexican Lasagna.
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Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 Lb of ground turkey or beef
  • 1 Tsp each of onion powder, cumin, and chili powder
  • 1 Can of red enchilada sauce, divided
  • 1 Cup of sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 Cup of pepperjack cheese, divided
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Cup of ricotta cheese
  • ½ Cup of refried beans
  • 5-6 Tortillas
  1. In a large skillet, season turkey or beef with onion powder, cumin, chili powder and salt and pepper. Brown the meat until cooked through, drain excess fat, and mix with ½ cup of enchilada sauce.
  2. While meat is cooking, in a bowl combine ½ cup of cheddar cheese, ½ cup of pepperjack cheese, egg and ricotta cheese.
  3. Using a pie dish, add a tortilla for the base layer of the Mexican Lasagna and cover with refried beans and a drizzle of enchilada sauce.
  4. Add a tortilla on top of that layer and cover with half of the browned meat, add an additional layer and spread half of the ricotta and cheese mixture.
  5. Continue to alternate tortillas with layers of refried beans and enchilada sauce, meat, and the cheese mixture.
  6. Add one final tortilla on top and spread a light layer of enchilada sauce on top and cover with the remaining cup of cheese.
  7. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes until bubbly and hot. Broil for the last 1-2 minutes.
  8. Serve slice with extra salsa, sour cream, and freshly chopped scallions.
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