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Mexi-Lamb Tortilla Lasagna

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 40 min.
Total: 55 min.
This Mexi-version of traditional lasagna will feed a hungry family any time of the year.


  • 3/4 lb ground lamb
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 1 can green chillies, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 Tbs all-purpose flour
  • 3 flour tortillas (10-inch or burrito-style)
  • 1 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 1 med tomato, chopped


  • In skillet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray, cook and crumble ground lamb until no longer pink.
  • Drain well.
  • Stir in salsa and beans; set aside.
  • In a bowl, mix sour cream, chilies, cheese, and flour.
  • Spray a 10-inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place one tortilla in bottom of dish.
  • Top with 1/3 of the meat mixture and 1/2 of the sour cream mixture.
  • Top with a second tortilla and repeat with 1/3 meat and remaining sour cream.
  • Top with a third tortilla and remaining meat.
  • Bake in 350ºF oven for 25 minutes or until heated through.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before cutting into wedges.
  • Top each serving with shredded lettuce and chopped tomato.
  • Garnish with additional cheese and salsa if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 435
  Calories from Fat 200 (46%)
(34%)Total Fat 22g
(51%)Saturated Fat 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(20%)Cholesterol 60mg
(32%)Sodium 773mg
(18%)Potassium 628mg
Total Carbohydrate 39g
(29%)Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(40%)Protein 20g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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