Saturday, June 18, 2011

Mexican Lasagna

I love easy recipes. LOVE. This is a recipe I make pretty often. Even my husband, who is the pickiest eater EVER, loves it! Score.

Mexican Lasagna

So, here we go. Mexican Lasagna!
*Please note that you can add your favorite taco-ish ingredients into this recipe.
Let's just say my style of cooking is more... kid friendly (?)...

Ingredients:
Tortillas - 12 small or 4-6 large, flour or corn
1 can enchilada sauce
1 can refried beans
Hamburger - cooked, drained & seasoned with taco seasoning
Cheese
Any other ingredients you normally enjoy on tacos:
olives, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, guacamole, onions, etc.

Mexican Lasagna

1. Pour small amount of enchilada sauce in 9x13 pan so the tortillas won't stick. 
2. Layer 6 small tortillas in pan, covering the enchilada sauce.

Mexican Lasagna

3. Next, layer on refried beans, taco meat, cheese, then enchilada sauce. This is also when you would add other taco-ish ingredients.

Mexican Lasagna

4. Do one more layer of tortillas, beans, meat, cheese & sauce.
5. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, adding a few more minutes if cheese isn't completely melted.

Mexican Lasagna

6. Cut, serve and enjoy!!

**I have also made this recipe with changes: flour tortillas (halved, 3 whole for each layer), chicken instead of beef, and added cooked rice to refried beans, sauce and cheese - DELICIOUS!!**


28 comments:

  1. Hi there- found you through Be Different's hop and am a new follower. This recipe sounds so good- I can't believe I haven't thought of something like it myself. We make a vegetarian version in our family; there is a chicken casserole version out there also (http://moquelish.blogspot.com/2011/06/whats-cookin-wednesday-2.html) I hope you have time to follow my life in South Africa by http://withoutcomplexities.blogspot.com

    Have a great weekend!

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  2. This is perfect! Thanks for sharing! I also LOVE easy recipes! I am bookmarking this to make later! :)
    I am your newest follower and would love to have you come by my blog sometime when you have a chance!
    Camille @
    SixSistersStuff.blogspot.com

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  3. This looks soooo good! I should know better than to blog hop on an empty stomach ;) Seriously, though...my kids would love this! Thanks for sharing. I'm a new follower of your blog :)

    Hope you're having a great weekend!
    Katrina
    They All Call Me Mom

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  4. An easy lasagne!! Great!

    Just stopped by to let you know that I featured your laptop cover on my round tuit post this week! Yours was the most clicked on link of the week!
    I sat down to make myself on of the covers the other day,but found my laptop has little sticky out bits where it closes, so your cover would have covered those. Bugger!! I'd started cutting- so I made myself a bag instead! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Round Tuit 53
    Thanks again for linking up! Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

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  5. Thanks for participating in the Planet Weidknecht Sunday Hop! I hope you will come join us again next Sunday. ~Lisa

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  6. YUMS!! I don't cook. period. But I will have to try this!!!

    Thank you SO MUCH for linking up to "Strut Your Stuff Sundays!" We appreciate it so very much!!

    Kristine
    www.jandmseyecandy.blogspot.com

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  7. Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  8. That looks delicious!! I am all about easy!! Trying it for sure :) Thanks for sharing, and linking up
    Britney
    www.jandmseyecandy.blogspot.com

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  9. This looks SO tasty! A recipe I will try for sure! Thanks for sharing - I'm your newest follower from Round Tuit! Cheers!

    Jeanette
    http://jeanette-myownfourcorners.blogspot.com/

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  10. I told my son about this recipe in passing, and he excitedly said: "we already have the ingredients. We can make it now!"

    LOL! I guess I'll be making it soon. Thanks for sharing!

    Cheers,
    Tracy Screaming Sardine

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  11. Yum! I'm totally going to make this recipe this week! Thanks for sharing it!

    I'm a new follower via the Follow Me Chickadee hop. Hope you'll follow back. :)

    Lisa at Rockland Mother
    www.rocklandmother.com

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  12. yummy! Mojo and I are always looking for new recipes-we'll be trying this one out for sure. Thanks for linking it up to my new Tutorial Tuesday-be sure to come back next week!

    Kari
    Newlyweds on a Budget
    www.morganandkari.com

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  13. Saw this post at the link party over on I Heart Naptime. This looks PERFECT for my family. I swear, we'd eat Mexican food every night if it wouldn't cause us to gain 10 lbs! =) We LOVE it and this will definitely get made this week as I have some leftover tortillas calling my name! =)

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  14. This sounds so good! Would you come over to my link party tomorrow and share your recipes with us at Cast Party Wednesday? http://www.ladybehindthecurtain.com
    I hope to see you there!

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  15. Saw you posted this last week, and I put it on our menu calendar for tonight. Anyway, mine turned out slightly too spicy for my little guy (15 months old) but was perfect me and my husband! I did it a little differently than you described, only because I didn't have everything I needed. I'd love to post my version on my blog and link back to you. What do you think?

    Nancy

    PS... I didn't even realize I cooked TWO of your recipes in the past 24 hours! When the recipes come in, I bookmark them, and at the time, I didn't pay attention to where they were coming from. Only when I started to cook tonight, did I discover it was once again your idea I was following!

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  16. I am definitely going to try this one. With three kids that all have their fussy moments it's great to find a recipe that is a bit more kid friendly! :)

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  17. This sounds so yummy and I can't wait to try it out!! Thanks!! Found you through Nap Time Crafters Link Party.

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  18. Thanks everyone! Nancy, of course you can post it! Link back, I would love to check it out :)

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  19. oh wow, that looks looovely!! I might try that today. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  20. oh this look so tasty! i'd love if you came and shared something at my link party! its open all week :)

    Also if you're interested in doing a guest post I would LOVE that too!!

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  21. What a fun idea! This looks so yummy!
    Thank you so much for linking to {nifty thrifty things} last week!
    I hope to see you again tomorrow!
    xoxo,
    Vanessa

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  22. Cool recipe! I have never heard of Mexican lasagna before. Looks delicious! :p

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  23. MMMMmmm.... this looks so good! Following through GFC from the Planet Wiedknecht Sunday blog hop. Stop by my site sometime (www.deceptivelyeducational.blogspot.com)!

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  24. Thanks for sharing! This looks fantastic!

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  25. I'm featuring you Wednesday. Thanks for the great recipe!

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  26. That looks absolutely mouth-watering! YUMMY thanks for sharing this beautiful dish.

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  27. I have been wanting to try Lasagna for long now. This recipe looks good to try.

    We have a link-up party going on - Tea Time Thursdays @ Kreative Korner. I would really appreciate if you'd link up some of your awesome posts there. Hope to see you at the party.

    http://tanyaanurag.blogspot.com/2011/08/tea-time-thursdays-3-and-features.html

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  28. This is one of my favorite things to make ever. Its so easy and lasts for a while. It freezes pretty well, too. Today I'm gonna try it with whole wheat tortillas and ground turkey. Yay!

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