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Mexican Lasagna or Corn Tortilla Casserole - Vegetarian

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  Corn tortillas 4 Medium, fried
  Mexican cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded (mexican 4 cheese blend)
  Cooking oil 1
For the vegetable mix
  Assorted vegetables 200 Gram, chopped finely (Red onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, zucchini, tomatoes and black beans used)
  Corn 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Marjarom 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salsa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green onions 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Roasted cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Jalapeno 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Olives 2 Tablespoon (Mix of green and black olives used)

1. Chop all the vegetables and coat them well with olive oil and all the Mexican spices such as basil, oregano, thyme, marjoram and rosemary. Also add some black pepper. Mix them well and set aside for about 30 minutes.
2. Take a baking dish and grease with some cooking oil sprayed on it and set aside.
3. Preheat the oven at 350 F.

4. Add corn and salsa to the vegetable mix and combine well.
5. Add chopped green onions, roasted cumin powder, jalapenos and combine well.
6. Take the greased baking dish and layer the bottom with the marinated vegetable mixture. Place a fried corn tortilla over the layer followed by another layer of the vegetable mixture.
7. Sprinkle a layer of shredded Mexican cheese on top followed by another fried corn tortilla.
8. Repeat with layers of vegetables, cheese and the tortilla, finishing the top with a layer of shredded cheese, some salsa dollops and sprinkled with green onions and olives.
9. Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes or until the cheese melts.

10. Serve as it is or with some toasted garlic bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
In the mood to have some nice and tasty Mexican food, you have come to the right place. Check out these yummy corn tortilla casserole which is quite popular in the Mexican cuisine. Chef Bhavna shows how to prepare the yummy casserole in a matter of few minutes.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 178 Calories from Fat 88

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.3%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g20.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17.3 mg5.8%

Sodium 296.7 mg12.4%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.5%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 6 g11.7%

Vitamin A 32.3% Vitamin C 11.1%

Calcium 16.3% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mexican Lasagna Or Corn Tortilla Casserole - Vegetarian Recipe Video