Mexican Lasagna

 I ♥ Mexican Food, so when I found a recipe for Mexican Lasagna I knew I had to try this. And Bonus Points – it’s low fat too (220 calories per serving)! This turned out sooo good! I will definitely be making this again. Check out the link to the original recipe I used and my tweaked version below. Happy Eating! –MJ

http://www.food.com/recipe/mexican-lasagna-17954

 

Fiesta Lasagna

1 lb lean ground turkey

1 (1 ¼ ounce) package taco seasoning  – I used the Old El Paso Low Sodium Seasoning

1 cup frozen onions

1 ½ cup tomato sauce (low sodium)

16 ounces salsa or picante sauce

1 cup light cottage cheese

¾ cup egg substitute

8-12 8 inch corn tortillas

1 can refried beans    

8-10 ounces Sargento Reduce Fat 4 Cheese Mexican Cheese 

Directions

1) Preheat oven to 350°F

2) Brown turkey, drain (if necessary).

3) Add seasoning packet, onion, tomato sauce and salsa.

4) Simmer 5-7 minutes.

5) Combine cottage cheese and egg in small bowl.

6) Spray 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray.

7) Assemble lasagna in the following order: 1/2 meat mixture, 1/2 tortillas, 1/2 cottage cheese mixture, 1/2 cheese, repeat. Optional – Incorporate Refried Beans into second/ or final layer of meat

8) Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes.

9) Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

 Makes 8 Servings

 

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