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Light Mexican Lasagna Recipe

Looking for an easy Light Mexican Lasagna recipe? Learn how to make Light Mexican Lasagna using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by shesanopenbook

Makes 6 servings



A recipe modified from Healthy Cooking Magazine

Recipe Ingredients for Light Mexican Lasagna

1 lb lean ground beef (93% lean 7% fat)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp coriander
1/4 tsp sea salt
3/4 cup water
1 3/4 cups Old El Paso Refried Beans Fat Free
1/2 cup newman's medium salsa
1 cup frozen sweet corn
3 oz kraft fat free shredded cheddar cheese
1 cooking spray
200 g Tortillas

Recipe Directions for Light Mexican Lasagna

  1. In a large nonstick skillet heat up olive oil over medium high heat

  2. Add onion and green pepper and cook for about 4 minutes

  3. Add meat and cook until no longer pink

  4. Stir in the water, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, coriander and salt, bring to a boil, reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes

  5. In a small bowl, combine beans and salsa

  6. Place two tortillas in a round 2-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray

  7. Layer with half of the beef mixture, bean mixture and corn; repeat layers, top with cheese

  8. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted

  9. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting

  10. Serve or garnish with lettuce and tomatoes if desired

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 308.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
369
Calories from Fat
78
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.7g
13%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
924mg
39%
Potassium
455mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
37.0g
12%
Dietary Fiber
7.2g
29%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
35.1g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 23% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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