Cheesy Layered Mexican Bake

Cheesy Layered Mexican Bake

Enjoy this cheesy Mexican lasagna that’s made with sausage, beef and beans – a hearty dinner. Use 2 cups thawed Make-Ahead Seasoned Ground Beef and Sausage to save time in the kitchen.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1/2
lb bulk spicy pork sausage
1/2
lb ground beef round
1
can (15 oz) ranch-style pinto beans, drained
1
can (10 oz) diced tomatoes with green chiles, drained
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of celery soup
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso® enchilada sauce
9
soft corn tortillas (6 inch)
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
2
cups shredded Monterey Jack or pepper Jack cheese (8 oz)
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
medium avocado, chopped
Sour cream, if desired
Fresh cilantro leaves, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage and beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring often, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in beans, diced tomatoes, garlic powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  3. In 2-quart saucepan, stir together soups and enchilada sauce. Cook over medium heat 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated.
  4. Spoon one-third of the sauce into baking dish; top with 3 of the tortillas. Spoon half of the meat mixture over tortillas; top with another one-third of the sauce and 1 cup of the Cheddar cheese. Top with 3 tortillas. Repeat layers with remaining meat mixture, sauce, Cheddar cheese and tortillas. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the Monterey Jack cheese.
  5. Cover loosely with foil. Bake 20 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese. Bake 10 minutes longer. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Top with tomato, onions, avocado and dollop of sour cream. Garnish with cilantro.
Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 556
    • Total Fat 36g
      • (Saturated Fat 15g,),
    • Sodium 1637mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 31g
      • (Dietary Fiber 7 1/2g,
    • Protein 27g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 Starch;
      • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 1 Lean Meat;
      • 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
      • 2 1/2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.