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Fiesta Lasagna Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kelly Brubaker
Added: Saturday, November 8, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound of ground beef
1/4 C. chopped onion
1 can (16 oz) refried beans
1 can (15.5 oz) hot chili beans
1 can (14.5 oz) petite diced tomatoes
1 C. salsa
1 can (4 oz) chopped green chilis
1 envelope of taco seasoning
1 t. oregano
1 t. ground cumin
1/4 t. garlic powder
1 1/4 shredded monterey jack cheese
1 1/4 C. shredded mozzarella cheese
3/4 C. cottage cheese
1 1/4 sour cream, divided
9 lasagna noodles, cooked, and drained

Directions:
Directions:
In a dutch oven or large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is browned, drain. Stir in beans, tomatoes, salsa, chilies, and seasonings. In a bowl, combine monterey jack and mozzarella cheeses, set aside 1 1/2 cups. Stir cottage cheese and 3/4 C. sour cream into remaining cheese mixture. Spread 1 cup meat sauce into a greased 9x13 inch pan. Layer with 3 noodles, and a third of the cottage cheese mixture and meat sauce. Repeat layers twice (pan will be full). Cover and bake at 350 for one hour. Uncover, spread with remaining sour cream. Sprinkle with reserved cheeses. Bake 10-12 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 15 minutes before serviing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great alternative to the traditional lasagna if you like mexican food.

 

 

 

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