Mexican Lasagna

   

Looking for a new twist on Lasagna? This Mexican Lasagna is quick to pull together and makes a fabulous dinner for your family or serve to some guests. The whole pan was gone in 5 minutes FLAT at our house! I think everyone loved it! HAHA!

MEXICAN LASAGNA

Begin by chopping an onion, green bell pepper and a couple jalapeños.

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Toss 'em in a large skillet and begin sautéing.

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Throw in some ground Turkey.

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When the turkey is almost cooked through, add some garlic.

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Add a cup of water.

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Add a cup of fresh or frozen corn.

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Cream Cheese going in next.

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Dump in some Sour Cream.

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Don't forget Salt & Pepper!

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And the secret ingredient... TACO SAUCE! (I love taco sauce! I add it to all kinds of stuff. It's such a great flavor booster!)

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Last make a little slurry of Cornstarch and water to slightly thicken up your sauce.

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Get all your layers ready to assemble. Spray your pan with cooking spray.

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Spread a little sauce on the bottom of the pan.

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Layer lasagna noodles, sauce, shredded cheese. Repeat 3-4 times depending on size of pan.

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Looking good!

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End with a nice layer of cheese on the top.

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Bake at 375˚ for 45-50 minutes.

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Serve up a big wedge with some sour cream. ENJOY!

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MEXICAN LASAGNA

1 Onion, chopped

1 Green Bell Pepper, diced

2 Jalapeños, diced

1 lb. ground Turkey

1 Tbsp diced Garlic

1 C. Water

1 C. Fresh or Frozen Corn

8 oz. Cream Cheese

8 oz. Sour Cream

Salt & Pepper

2 Tbsp Taco Sauce

1 Tsp Cornstarch

2 Tsp Water

1 lb shredded Cheddar or Colby Jack Cheese

1 box Lasagna Noodles

In a large skillet soften onions & peppers. Add ground turkey and brown. Add garlic and stir. Pour in water and corn. Mix in cream cheese, sour cream, salt & pepper, & taco sauce. Bring to a simmer. In a small bowl make a slurry with the cornstarch and water. Pour into simmering meat sauce. Spoon a thin layer of sauce into a greased 9x13 pan. Layer lasagna noodles, meat sauce, then cheese. Repeat 3-4 times or until pan is full. Cover with foil and bake at 375˚for 45-50 minutes. Allow to sit for 3-5 minutes before dishing up. ENJOY!

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