Mexican Lasagna

mexican lasagna


This crosses our 30 minute barrier, but its really good and everyone loves it. Good weekend dish.


2 Lb Ground Beef

1 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cumin

1 Tablespoon Chili Powder

1 Can (16 Oz) Tomatoes — chopped

2 Cups Small Curd Cottage Cheese

1 Egg

2 Cups Lettuce — shredded

10 Corn Tortillas

1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder

1/4 teaspoon Red Pepper

1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper

1/2 cup grated Cheddar Cheese

1/2 cups Tomatoes — chopped

1/4 cup sliced Black Olives

3 Green Onions — chopped


Brown ground beef and drain.

Add cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, red pepper, pepper, and tomatoes. Heat through.

Cover bottom and sides of 9 x 13 inch baking dish with tortillas.

Pour beef mixture over tortillas.

Place a layer of tortillas over beef mixture.

Combine cottage cheese, cheddar, and egg. Pour over tortillas.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

Remove from oven and sprinkle with lettuce, tomatoes, green onion, and olives in diagonal rows over the top if you want to get fancy. Otherwise, just put the toppings in small bowls.


Photo Credit – CC BY-SA by alanagkelly



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