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Mexican Lasagna
Submitted by:  Shannon R.



" A different twist on lasagna! Easy to fix! Caliente! "
  • 1 pound extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 12 dry lasagna noodles
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups salsa
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 (2 ounce) can sliced black olives
  • 1 cup shredded pepperjack cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F(175 degrees C).


Sauté the ground beef until lightly browned and drain off excess fat.


Combine the cooked beef, refried beans, oregano, cumin and garlic powder.


Place four of the uncooked lasagna noodles in the bottom of a 13 X 9 inch baking dish. Spread half of the beef mixture over the noodles. Top with four more uncooked noodles and the remaining half of the beef mixture. Cover with remaining noodles. Combine the water and the salsa. Pour over all.


Cover tightly with foil and bake at 350 degrees F(175 degrees C) for 1 1/2 hours or until noodles are tender.


Combine the sour cream, green onions and olives. Spoon over casserole and top with cheese.


Bake uncovered until cheese is melted, about 5-10 minutes. Enjoy!

Makes 12 servings


Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 12
amount per serving
Calories 381  
Protein 17g
Total Fat 21g
Sodium 618mg
Cholesterol 58mg
Carbohydrates 33g
Fiber 4g