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Mexican Style Lasagna

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  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
  Pizza sauce 10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Sliced pitted ripe olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Beaten egg 1
  Shredded american cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream style cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Corn flavor tortilla chips 4 Ounce (4 Cups)

In 12 x 7 1/2 x 2-inch baking dish crumble ground beef.
Add onion; micro-cook, covered, till meat is brown, about 5 minutes, stirring several times to break up meat.
Drain off excess fat.
Stir in tomatoes, pizza sauce, olives, salt, oregano, and dash pepper.
Micro-cook, covered, 8 minutes; stir once.
Transfer to another dish.
In a bowl combine egg and cheeses.
Set aside eight of the tortilla chips; slightly crush remaining chips.
Spread one-third of the meat mixture in the 12 x 7 1/2 x 2-inch baking dish; top with half of the cheese mixture, and half of the crushed tortilla chips.
Repeat layers, ending with meat.
Micro-cook, uncovered, 10 minutes, turning dish twice.
Top with reserved chips.
Let stand 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3157 Calories from Fat 1833

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 210 g323.3%

Saturated Fat 79.3 g396.3%

Trans Fat 0.8 g

Cholesterol 687.3 mg229.1%

Sodium 6101.8 mg254.2%

Total Carbohydrates 153 g51.1%

Dietary Fiber 21 g84%

Sugars 21 g

Protein 178 g355%

Vitamin A 132.1% Vitamin C 136.5%

Calcium 223.9% Iron 134.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mexican Style Lasagna Recipe