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Mexican Lasagna Recipe

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


Submitted by nikimik

Makes 12 servings



Chicken Lasagna made with enchilada sauce instead of tomatoe sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Lasagna

1 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 cups cooked chicken
30 ounces enchilada sauce
2 eggs
15 ounces ricotta cheese
1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
10 ounces of Pasta
16 ounces shredded cheese

Recipe Directions for Mexican Lasagna

  1. In a large skillet, cook onion and garlic in oil over medium heat until tender. Stir in chicken and enchilada sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the eggs, ricotta cheese and cilantro.

  2. Spread 3/4 cup chicken mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Layer with three noodles, 2/3 cup ricotta mixture, 3/4 cup chicken mixture and 1 cup shredded cheese. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining noodles, sauce and shredded cheese.

  3. Cover and bake at 375 for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until bubbly. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 233.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
546
Calories from Fat
193
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.4g
33%
Saturated Fat
11.3g
56%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
135mg
45%
Sodium
357mg
15%
Potassium
1131mg
32%
Total Carbohydrates
62.2g
21%
Dietary Fiber
18.9g
76%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
38.4g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 70% Iron 123%
* 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
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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