Easy Recipes For Ground Beef - Mexican Lasagna

Ingredients

Cooking oil 3 Tablespoon (Grapeseed oil used)
Onion 1 Large , finely chopped
Lime 1 , juiced, zested
Cumin 1 Teaspoon
Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Oregano 1 Tablespoon (Mexican oregano used)
Freshly ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground beef 4 Pound
Garlic clove 2 , crushed
Mild salsa/Hot salsa 4 Cup (64 tbs) (use one without sugar)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Flour tortilla 6 Large , halved
Grated cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Grated jalapeno Havarti cheese)

Directions

MAKING

1. Place a skillet on flame and pour oil in it. Add onion in hot oil and saute until caramelized.

2. Add lime zest, cumin, cinnamon, black pepper, oregano, and cayenne pepper. Mix well.

3. Add ground beef , garlic clove, salsa, lime juice, and salt. Stir well. Cook for 40 minutes on medium low or until cooked through, stirring occasionally.

4. In a 9 x13 oven safe baking dish, spoon little meat mixture at the bottom and top it with a layer of tortillas.

5. Add another layer meat, and cheese. Repeat the layer again until everything is used, finishing with a layer of cheese.

6. Pop the baking dish in 375 degree oven and bake for 45-50 minutes or until nice and bubbly.

SERVING

7. Cut in wedges and serve hot.

TIPS

Place the layered baking dish in freezer for a week or up to 3 months and bake just before ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 140 Minutes
Ready In: 140 Minutes
Servings: 15

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 542Calories from Fat 371

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.1%

Saturated Fat 15 g75%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 801 mg33.38%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet