Mexican Lasagna - no lasagna noodles!

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LoLaBelle 1

"This is a traditional dish in my family. Anyone can make it really. It is composed of traditional Mexican ingredients layered over the top of one another in a lasagna like fashion (hence the name) but has little similarity to lasagna, so lasagna haters have no fear!"

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30-40 m 15 servings
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  1. Preheat oven at 350
  2. Alright Cooking this is super easy. Prepare your ground beef first, so start browning it, add in the seasoning and about a 1/4 to a 1/2 cup of water, simmer it in the seasoned water until all the water evaporates.
  3. The first step of any lasagna like process, is create your bottom layer, in this case we'll be using the tortillas in place of the noodles. Just keep layering the tortillas and other ingredients until it reaches the top. For example: Pan Bottom, Tortilla Layer, Refried Beans layer, Ground Beef, Tortilla, Beans, Cheese, Tortilla, Beans, Salsa/Taco Sauce, Beef, Cheese, Tortilla, Taco Sauce (here's where I've usually hit the top edge of the pan at).
  4. I usually end with either an empty tortilla on top or just a tortilla with Taco Sauce spread across it, and I like to use the beans as an adhesive to keep the tortillas in place with each other, but the way I layered it is not necessarily the only way to go about this, have fun with it and make it yours.
  5. I like to leave this in the oven until the top tortilla starts browning a bit at the edge/across the top and then I place cheese across that top tortilla and place it back in the oven on broil to melt the top layer of cheese.
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