Normally, I try to make things exactly as written the first time, but I couldn't on this one. I knew the lack of seasoning would be a problem, so I replaced the plain black beans with well-seasoned refried ones. Also, I added just a bit of sauce to the bottom of the pan before starting to layer, so the noodles wouldn't stick, and covered the lasagna for the first half of cooking so it wouldn't dry out -- both tips I've taken from other lasagna recipes, and ones I would definitely recommend. I added a can of chopped green chilis to the sauce and a few shakes of red chili flake to the ricotta, but those changes ended up being pretty negligible. I did need more cheese, but I think I also ended up with one more layer, so that could be why. The end result was tasty, but I have to give the recipe as written three stars, because of the lack of seasoning and questionable lasagna-building instructions. Still, I'm pretty sure I'll make this again and I'm looking forward to the leftovers, so thanks!
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Normally, I try to make things exactly as written the first time, but I couldn't on this one. ...