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Southwest Lasagna submitted by Jeremy Tabor of The Sammus Theory

  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1 , diced
  Flour tortillas 12 Small
  Tomatoes 2 , diced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Jalapeno 1 , diced
  Salsa verde 12 Ounce (1 Large Can)
  Enchilada sauce 1 Tablespoon (As Required)
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Pound
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Pound
  Shredded mozzarella 1⁄2 Pound
  Shredded pepper jack cheese 1⁄2 Pound
  Corn starch 4 Tablespoon
  Warm water 4 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Paprika 2 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 4 Tablespoon
  White pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon

Pre-heat oven to 350F. In a large fry pan brown ground beef and drain fat, add diced onions and garlic and cook until slightly translucent. In a large sauce pan add enchilada sauce, ground beef, jalapeno, tomatoes, onions, cumin, paprika, chili powder, white pepper and salt. Cook over medium low heat and simmer 15 minutes.
Combine corn starch and warm water and add to thicken as neccessary, remove from heat. Grease a pyrex baking dish and lay 1 layer of tortillas on the bottom. Ladle beef sauce onto tortillas, then a layer of shredded cheese, then a layer of tortillas and repeat for 4-5 layers. Top with cheese. Put baking dish in oven for 12-15 minutes or until cheese on top is bubbly. Let cool 10 minutes and cut into squares.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 917 Calories from Fat 490

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g85.1%

Saturated Fat 27.1 g135.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 168.3 mg56.1%

Sodium 2617.5 mg109.1%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.8%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 55 g111%

Vitamin A 145.7% Vitamin C 31.2%

Calcium 105.4% Iron 46.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Southwest Lasagna Submitted By Jeremy Tabor Of The Sammus Theory Recipe