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Southwest Lasagna

Southwest Lasagna
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 12

Give an Italian pasta favorite new appeal with black beans, mild chiles, taco seasoning, and other south-of-the-border ingredients. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

9
uncooked lasagna noodles
1
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ 40% Less-Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix
3/4
cup water
1
container (15 oz) ricotta cheese
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
2
eggs
1
jar (26 to 28 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1
can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
1
box (9 oz) frozen corn, thawed
2
teaspoons ground cumin
3
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (12 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    Place cookie sheet or foil in oven on rack below middle oven rack; heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Cook lasagna noodles as directed on package; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix ricotta cheese, chiles and eggs.
  • 5
    Stir pasta sauce, beans, corn and cumin into beef mixture. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.
  • 6
    To assemble lasagna, arrange 3 cooked noodles in bottom of baking dish. Spoon and spread 1/3 of ricotta mixture over noodles; top with 1/3 each of beef mixture and cheese. Repeat layers 2 more times, reserving last 1/3 of cheese.
  • 7
    Place baking dish on middle oven rack; bake 25 minutes. Sprinkle with reserved cheese; bake 15 to 25 minutes longer or until lasagna is bubbly and cheese is melted. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Cut into squares.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
840mg
35%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
3g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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