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Mexican lasagna Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Chris Lick

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/2 pounds ground beef
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
1 teaspoon salt or to taste
1 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
1 can (16 ounces) tomatoes, chopped
10 to 12 corn tortillas
2 cups small curd cottage cheese, drained
1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese with peppers
1 egg
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 cups shredded lettuce
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
3 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup sliced black olives

Directions:
Directions:
Brown ground beef; drain thoroughly. Add cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, red pepper, salt, pepper and tomatoes; heat through. Cover bottom and sides of a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish with tortillas. Pour beef mixture over tortillas; place a layer of tortillas over meat mixture and set aside. Combine cottage cheese, Monterey Jack cheese and egg; pour over tortillas. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle rows of cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, green onions and olives diagonally across center of casserole.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45min

 

 

 

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