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Taco Lasagna
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Taco Lasagna

Taco Lasagna is a traditional lasagna casserole with lasagna noodles but adds Mexican taco seasoning, enchilada sauce, and Mexican and Cheddar cheese that is sure to be a family favorite.
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Mexican Casserole, Mexican Lasagna, Taco Casserole, Taco Lasagna
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 496kcal
Author Michele @ Flavor Mosaic

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Tablespoons Homemade Taco Seasoning (or 1 Package Store Bought Taco Seasoning)
  • 2 14-ounce cans red enchilada sauce
  • 1 15-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 10.5 ounce can diced tomatoes and chilies
  • 1 package lasagna noodles
  • 1 16-ounce package ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2-1/2 cups shredded Mexican Blend Cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the sausage and ground beef.
  • Add the chopped onion and minced garlic and cook with the beef mixture.
  • Add the taco seasoning and salt and pepper and stir.
  • After the beef and sausage is browned, add the enchilada sauce, tomato sauce and diced tomatoes and chilies.
  • Let the meat sauce simmer on low.
  • In a separate pan over high heat bring water to a boil. Add lasagna noodles and cook per package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • In another bowl, stir together the ricotta cheese and egg. Stir in 1 cup of shredded cheese.
  • To assemble the lasagna, spoon 1/2 cup meat sauce on the bottom of a lasagna pan.
  • Layer 3 - 4 lasagna noodles over the meat sauce.
  • Spread 1/2 of the ricotta cheese mixture over the lasagna noodles.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup shredded Mexican Blend cheese.
  • Spoon half of the meat sauce over the top. Spread evenly.
  • Repeat layers.
  • Top with meat sauce and shredded Mexican cheese.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 20 - 30 minutes until the lasagna is heated through and the cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven and let sit for about 10 minutes before serving.
  • Enjoy!

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Notes

  1. You can use a Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe or use a store bought package of taco seasoning 

Nutrition

Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 472mg | Potassium: 451mg | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 3.9mg