Taco Lasagna

You Will Need

  • 1 package of taco size flour tortillas (about 12 tortillas needed for this recipe)
  • 1 1/2 lbs. of ground beef or turkey
  • 1 packed of taco seasoning
  • Pico de Gallo (homemade or fresh store bought in the produce section)
  • 2 cups of heavy cream
  • 3 cups of shredded Mexican cheese
  • 4 tbs. of butter
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Baking dish (aluminum 9×11)
  • Non-stick spray

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400º
  2. Brown meat and drain fat
  3. Add Taco Seasoning packet to meat according to directions on packet (usually adding water to the powder)
  4. In a separate pot, make the cheese sauce by melting the butter over medium-low heat
  5. Add the heavy cream to the melted butter and gently mix with a whisk
  6. Mix in 2 cups of shredded cheese into the pot. Mix gently with a whisk until the cheese is melted.
  7. Add a dash of cajon seasoning to the melted cheese mixture
  8. Prepare baking dish with non-stick spray
  9. Cut tortillas in half
  10. Line the baking dish (as pictured) with tortilla halves
  11. Add 1/3 of the taco meat over the tortillas
  12. Add 1/3 of the cheese mixture over over taco meat
  13. Sprinkle pico de gallo over cheese mixture
  14. Repeat steps 10-13 two more times
  15. Sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of shredded cheese on top
  16. Bake for 20 minutes

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