Mexican Lasagne- Ole` Wednesday Weekly Recipe

Mexican Lasagne- Ole’

mexican lasagne

The Stuff you need to make this :

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 med yellow onion, diced
  • 4-6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 (2 oz) can sliced black olives
  • 1 (4 oz) can diced green chili peppers
  • 1 (10 oz) can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 2 (16 oz) cans re fried beans
  • 24 (8”) flour tortillas
  • 8-10 ounces shredded Pepper Jack (or Jack) cheese

What to do with the stuff ;

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (180 degrees C)
  • In a large skillet, sautee the ground beef until browned
  • Add the onion and garlic, and sautee for 5-8 min
  • Drain any excess fat (if desired)
  • Mix in olives, green chile peppers, tomatoes with green chile peppers, salsa, and re fried beans.
  • Stir mixture thoroughly, reduce heat to low, and let simmer for 15 to 20 minutes
  • Spread a thin layer of the meat mixture in the bottom of a 4 quart casserole dish
  • Cover with a layer of tortillas followed by more meat mixture, then a layer of cheese, use double tortilla thickness, if desired
  • Repeat layering tortillas, meat, cheese pattern to the top, topping off with a layer of meat mixture, then the cheese
  • Lower oven heat to 350 F (175 C)
  • Bake for 35-45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheese is slightly brown and bubbly

Garnish with sour cream, sliced lettuce, avocados or guacamole, diced green onions, fresh diced cilantro, lime wedges, and fresh salsa

 

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