If you agree with Garfield the cat that lasagna is from heaven, then you will adore this Mexican version of the cheesy and delicious dinnertime favorite. Quick and easy to prepare, this one-dish casserole can be assembled ahead of time and refrigerated until ready to bake.

So cheesy and delicious

Things You Will Need

1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
1 package taco seasoning mix
1 tsp. seasoned salt
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 small can diced green chiles
16 oz. can tomato sauce
1 cup ricotta cheese
10 oz. grated Monterey Jack cheese
8 oz. grated cheddar cheese
2 beaten eggs
10 corn tortillas

Step 1

Brown groundd beefBrown beef in a large skillet and drain fat. Add the taco seasoning mix, seasoned salt, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and chiles. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes.

Step 2

Blend eggs and ricottaCombine eggs and ricotta cheese in a small bowl.

Step 3

Spread one half of the meat mixture in the bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2 baking dish. Place one half of the tortillas on top of meat. Spread one half of the ricotta cheese mixture over the tortillas. Top with the 10 ounces of Monterey Jack cheese.

Step 4

Repeat layers ending with the 8 ounces of cheddar cheese.

Step 5

So cheesy and deliciousBake, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven for 20-30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Step 6

Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

What more could you ask for? This dish not only has a quick prep time with inexpensive ingredients, but is great for social functions, reheats in the microwave well, and is sure to make your top ten list of easy-to-make- meals.

Tips & Warnings

Mexican lasagna also freezes well. Defrost completely before baking and add another 10 minutes to bake time.