Mix Up Taco Night With This Taco Lasagna

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If you are ready to ramp up your cookbook, we have a great recipe for you! If your family loves taco night, this taco lasagna recipe is worth trying. This fun taco recipe will be a huge hit with your family. Let’s see what you will need to make this unique dish.

Here’s What You’ll Need

The ingredients couldn’t be simpler for this flavor-packed recipe. To make taco lasagna you will need the following ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 small green bell pepper
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 package of taco seasoning
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 6 flour tortillas, 8 inch
  • 3 cups of Mexican cheese

This recipe makes 8 servings and takes 30 minutes to cook. With prep time and cook time, this recipe will take about an hour to make.

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Time to Cook

This is such an easy recipe to make. It’s just like making lasagna but with taco filling and tortillas! In just 6 steps, this recipe will be ready for your friends and family to enjoy.

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Heat a medium pan with olive oil and add your chopped green pepper and onion. Saute these until they are translucent.
  3. Add your meat and cook until it is no longer pink. Once it is cooked, add your water and taco seasoning, allowing it to simmer for 2 minutes.
  4. Add in your black beans, corn, and tomatoes with juice. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.
  5. Take your tortillas and place two on the bottom of your baking dish. Spread half a can of refried beans and half of the meat mixture over the tortillas. Next, top with 1 cup of cheese, and add another layer.  Also, top the last layer with 1 cup of cheese as well.
  6. Cover your baking dish with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes. Broil on high for 2-3 minutes until the cheese is golden brown.

Taco lasagna is not only fun to make but such a delicious recipe too. We hope you enjoy it!

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