Mexican Lasagna

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Mexican Lasagna

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Layered lasagna filled with ground meat, tomatoes, and cheese

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Recipe Data

12
Servings
15min
Prep
1hr5min
Total

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    Description

    Surprise the whole family tonight with a tasty Mexican twist on this time-honored Italian favorite.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 12
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    1 lbs.lean ground beef
    1(1.25 oz) pkg Chi-Chi's taco seasoning mix
    1(26 oz) jar spaghetti sauce
    1(16 oz) jar Chi-Chi's thick & chunky salsa hot
    1 box(es)no-boil lasagna noodles
    1(15 oz) pkg ricotta cheese
    1 c.refried beans
    1large egg, lightly beaten
    3 c.shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided

    Directions

    1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
    2. In skillet, prepare beef with taco seasoning according to package directions.
    3. Meanwhile, in bowl, combine spaghetti sauce and salsa; mix well. In 13-x-9-inch baking dish, spread about 1 cup salsa mixture. Top with layer of lasagna noodles.
    4. In separate bowl, combine ricotta cheese, refried beans and egg; mix well. Spread 1/2 of ricotta mixture over noodles. Top with 1/2 of beef mixture. Sprinkle with 1 cup shredded cheese. Repeat layers, ending with salsa mixture and remaining shredded cheese.
    5. Cover lasagna with aluminum foil. Bake 50 to 60 minutes. Uncover; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    450 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 17g
    • Cholesterol: 80mg
    • Sodium: 1130mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 45g
    • Protein: 26g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 25%
    0%
    Vitamin C 10%
    0%
    Iron 20%
    0%
    Calcium 35%

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