Texas Lasagna

April 21, 2009

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I love Tex-Mex  inspired dishes so when I saw this recipe I knew I had to try it.  The extra bonus is that it is quick, easy to make and is a meal all in one kind of dish.  Not to mention extremely yummy.  I used pinto beans for this recipe, but I think black beans or kidney beans would be great also.  I also used green enchilada sauce, but red would be fine as well.   I think even a can of corn would be great in this, just play around use what you have on hand or what you like.

Ingredients: 1lb  ground beef, 1 package taco seasoning, 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained, 1 can  enchilada sauce, 1 can beans, 2 cups cottage cheese, 2 eggs, lightly beaten, 12 corn tortillas (6 inches), torn, 3-1/2 to 4 cups,  shredded Monterey Jack cheese

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start off browning your ground meat

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While its browning crack your eggs in a small bowl and slightly beat

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Then add 2 cups of cottage cheese and sir together

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Once meat is browned add taco seasoning and enchilada sauce

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Then add beans and tomatoes both undrained, you will need the extra juice to absorb into the tortillas.

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Stir well and let simmer for about 20 minutes

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Then in a 13 X 9 Casserole, spoon in half of the meat mixture

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Then layer with 6 corn tortilla and half cottage cheese mixture

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Then add your shredded cheese and repeat layers

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Bake @ 350 for about 30 minutes

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Serve and enjoy!

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Print This RecipeTexas Lasagna

1-1/2 pounds ground beef

1 package taco seasoning

1 can diced tomatoes, undrained

1 can  enchilada sauce

1 can beans (any type)

2 cups cottage cheese

2 eggs, lightly beaten

12 corn tortillas (6 inches), torn
3-1/2 to 4 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

DIRECTIONS

In a large skillet, cook meat over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the taco seasoning mix, tomatoes, enchilada sauce, and beans. Reduce heat, simmer, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes. In a small bowl, combine cottage cheese and eggs.
In a greased 13 x 9 baking dish, layer half of the meat sauce, half of the tortillas, half the cottage cheese mixture and half of the Monterey Jack cheese. Repeat layers. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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Bonnie April 21, 2009 at 7:31 am

MMM…sounds yummy, too bad my family won’t eat beans.

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Sherry April 21, 2009 at 7:42 am

This sounds scrumptious!! 😀 Great twist on regular lasagna!

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Stacey - Addicted to The Click April 21, 2009 at 8:53 am

HI! Thanks for dropping by and leaving such a nice comment!

This looks and sounds delicous! I might have to try this!!!
Have a great day!

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Jill April 21, 2009 at 10:01 am

This looks yummy! I have a similar recipe but a few components are different. Now I’m hungry! 🙂

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Ginger April 21, 2009 at 10:31 am

How’s that for a twist on Lasagna?! Stop by and click Tabletalk for my sister’s Mexican Cornbread. I bet you’ll like it.

Ginger

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Lisa@blessedwithgrace April 21, 2009 at 10:53 am

This looks great! I am looking forward to making this! Just wanted you to know that my Sticky Chicken is in the crock pot, today. I am planning to make the chicken enchiladas tomorrow! Woo hoo!
Have a great day.

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susieshomemade April 21, 2009 at 11:14 am

That’s another very yummy tackle!!

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Katherine April 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm

Wowo does that ever look delish! I’d love to have a slice of that right now!

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Mindee@ourfrontdoor April 21, 2009 at 1:32 pm

Anything with corn tortillas and cheese is going to be a winner. I have a similar dish without beans and I love it.

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angela April 21, 2009 at 1:57 pm

Man what a great idea never heard of this but I am going to be sure and try it
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Vivienne April 21, 2009 at 2:45 pm

This looks great. I’ll try your Tex-Mex, you try my traditional, and we’ll compare notes later. 🙂

BTW – that’s a stunt oven right? Your real oven isn’t that clean…right? Or you cleaned it just for pictures…right?

Gotta go. I’m shamed into going to buy a can of Easy Off.

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Hajar Zamzam Ismail April 21, 2009 at 3:23 pm

It actually looks pretty yummy.

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rachel-asouthernfairytale April 21, 2009 at 3:49 pm

THis with Jalapeno Cornbread would be amazing! YUM!
Thanks so much 😉

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Anissa April 21, 2009 at 3:52 pm

That looks really good! I putting all these great recipes together to try! TFS

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Pam April 21, 2009 at 4:14 pm

This sounds wonderful. My family doesn’t care for beans, but I think they could easily be taken out. The dish would still be yummy!

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Sweet Pea April 21, 2009 at 4:54 pm

Bonnie- don’t worry you can easily leave the beans out or sub them with a can of corn.

Ginger- I will have to check that out!

Lisa- yea I am so glad you guys like those recipes, I know they are a staple here.

Vivienne- that’s a deal!

Pam- yes you could easily leave them out!

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palmtreefanatic April 21, 2009 at 6:16 pm

YUm-MY!!!
that looks GREAT!
Thanks for stopping by~ and sharing the wonderful recipe!!

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Tina April 21, 2009 at 8:37 pm

That looks really good. A true Texas Dish.

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hoosierhomemade April 21, 2009 at 9:23 pm

Thanks for sharing that recipe, it looks yummy! And thanks for stopping by my blog and checking out the Earth Day Cupcakes!
~Liz

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Kelly Deneen April 21, 2009 at 9:30 pm

YUM! I’ve made a similar dish, but it didn’t have cottage cheese in it. I love that idea!

BTW, you motivated me to take pictures of the meal I made tonight, so I may just have to post a recipe (for the first time) one of these days soon. hehe.

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Jerri April 21, 2009 at 11:24 pm

Another delicious sounding recipe. And very interesting!

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Brenda April 22, 2009 at 1:11 am

This looks great! And I think you are right, corn would be good in this too!

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Brittany April 22, 2009 at 1:01 pm

That looks darn yummy!

I bet it makes the whole house smell delicious! 🙂

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Christian Housewife April 22, 2009 at 3:42 pm

Wow I can’t wait to try that recipe out. It’s so nice to see HEB brands.

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southernfriedmama1 April 23, 2009 at 1:36 pm

This looks GREAT! Will be trying it soon!

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Jen@Balancing Beauty and Bedlam April 23, 2009 at 3:05 pm

We love all in one pot meals…LOVE THEM!!
Thanks for linking to TT.

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Joy @ Joy Of Desserts April 23, 2009 at 8:11 pm

Casseroles or one pot meals sure are convenient and often family favorites.

My first Tasty Thursday is up too. 🙂

I see from your long list that you like carnivals, so if you’re looking for a new one, I have Vintage Recipe Thursday. Plus regular recipe roundups too. You’re invited!

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Yira April 24, 2009 at 9:24 am

This looks delicious. I must try it.

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Beth at Aunties April 24, 2009 at 11:10 am

Yum~0~ Thank You for sharing! Mr B. is in Texas today and enjoys the cusine when he visits:)
Thanks for great instructions and visuals!

Beth~♥

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Joyce April 24, 2009 at 11:35 am

Will make this for May 5th for sure! Thanks for sharing because I like quick and easy and tasty. I can make this this summer too.
Joyce

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Chandy April 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm

Ooohh, that looks so good! I love your recipe, it sounds like a sure fire delish!

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Pat @ Back Porch Musings April 24, 2009 at 1:44 pm

I am copying this…it sounds wonderful!

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Amy April 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm

Yum. We love Tex-Mex, too!

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Sarah April 24, 2009 at 5:46 pm

Ok I am hungry! Mmmmm

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Robyn April 25, 2009 at 6:45 pm

This sounds really good and easy. I think that Jacob would actually like this, too. I’m saving this to my favorites for sure! ~ Robyn

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JessieLeigh April 26, 2009 at 9:35 am

Oooh, that sounds very tasty! I love every ingredient in dish. I think this could be a real family fave- thanks!

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Nicole January 9, 2010 at 10:40 am

This recipe looks very good! Thank you for sharing. Your post is great. Love the photos. 🙂 Thanks!

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