Overnight Mexican Tortilla Lasagna

Tortillas stand in for pasta in this layered dish, with beans, meat, cheese, and sauce resting overnight to blend flavors.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 9 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1/2
lb. extra-lean ground beef
1
cup chopped Italian plum tomatoes (3 medium)
1
cup julienne-cut (2x1/4x1/4-inch) zucchini
1/2
cup finely chopped green onions
1
(15-oz.) can black beans, drained, rinsed
1
(10-oz.) can Old El Paso® Enchilada Sauce
1
(8-oz.) container nonfat sour cream
1
teaspoon Old El Paso® 40% Less Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix (from 1 oz. pkg.)
8
(6-inch) corn tortillas, halved
6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
1/3
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Brown ground beef in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine tomatoes, zucchini, onions and beans; mix well. Stir in cooked ground beef. Reserve 1/3 cup enchilada sauce; set aside. In another medium bowl, combine remaining enchilada sauce, sour cream and taco seasoning mix.
  • 3 Spoon 2 tablespoons enchilada sauce mixture in bottom of sprayed baking dish. Arrange 8 tortilla halves over sauce, overlapping as necessary. Spoon half of vegetable-bean mixture over tortillas. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the cheese. Spoon half of remaining sauce mixture over cheese. Repeat layers, reserving 1/2 cup cheese for top. Top with reserved 1/3 cup enchilada sauce. Cover with foil; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  • 4 Heat oven to 375°F. Bake casserole for 30 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Uncover; sprinkle with reserved 1/2 cup cheese. Bake, uncovered, an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    335
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    780mg
    780%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    47g
    47%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    26%;
    Vitamin C
    14%;
    Calcium
    34%;
    Iron
    22%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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