Mexican Lasagna Recipe Recipe - This is made with tortillas and chicken mince.

This recipe is contributed by Member Azim Juneja.

Main Ingredients : Tortillas, Chicken mince

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Main Course_Chicken

Mexican Lasagna Recipe

Mexico, wild and barren in the north and sultry and hot in the south, offers a cuisine that reflects the culture of the country – colourful, rich, invigorating and always, always festive! 
The most common impression about Mexican food is that it is hot and wholesome and has many similarities with Indian food. And like Indian cuisine Mexican is not one single cuisine but many. There is a feast of flavours for the food lover as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean teem with fish, while the adjoining regions bloom with luscious fruit like pineapple and papayas. The high plateau yields wonderful vegetables and the north is cattle country…..and to bind all these in one single string are chillies…in every shape, colour and size, from the subtle to the strong, producing a signature to Mexican cuisine.

Mexican Lasagna Recipe Recipe - How to make This is made with tortillas and chicken mince.


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 2

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Tortillas quartered8

  • Chicken mince minced400 grams

  • Chilli powder2 tablespoons

  • Cumin powder 2 tablespoons

  • Tabasco sauce 1 cup

  • Black beans drained1 tin

  • Sweet Corn 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cheddar cheese grated2 1/2 cups

  • Black olives for garnish


Step 1

Preheat the oven at 180º degrees. Heat two tablespoons olive oil in a non stick pan. Add minced chicken and saute for five minutes. Add chilli powder and cumin powder. Saute till brown. Add taco sauce and saute well.

Step 2

Add black beans and sweet corn and salt to taste. Mix well. Grease the baking tray with the remaining olive oil. Layer the base of the tray with tortillas. Pour the chicken mixture on top, and sprinkle some cheese. Repeat for the second layer. Bake for fifteen minutes till cheese is slightly brown.

Step 3

Remove from oven and garnish with black olives and serve hot.

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