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Taco Lasagna

Upgrade Taco Tuesday with this super easy weeknight-friendly Taco Lasagna recipe! Made with ground turkey, a homemade taco seasoning, and your favorite taco toppings, this Mexican-inspired casserole combines traditional lasagna and yummy tacos for a fun taco night recipe.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy dinner, lasagna, Mexican, Taco Lasagna, taco tuesday, tacos, weeknight dinner
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author I Heart Recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1.25 oz taco seasoning
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro cut
  • 1 large red onion diced
  • 5-6 green onions chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • (2) 14.25 oz canned tomatoes in juice or Rotel
  • 9 lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups Sargentos 6 Cheese Italian Blend
  • 2 cups Sharp Cheddar

Toppings

  • grape tomatoes sliced
  • cilantro
  • Mexican Crema
  • green onions chopped

Instructions

  • Place the ground turkey into a large skillet and drizzle in the vegetable oil.
  • Turn the heat to medium and cook the ground turkey until browned.
  • Next, sprinkle in the taco seasoning and make sure that it's throughout the ground turkey.
  • Now add in the chopped cilantro, green onions, red onions, and garlic.
  • Make sure everything is well combined, then add in the diced tomatoes (or Rotel).
  • Reduce the heat from medium to low and let simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Combine the cheese in a medium-sized bowl, then set to the side
  • Grab a 9x13 bake or casserole dish and spray it with nonstick spray.
  • Add a layer of meat sauce to the bottom of the bake dish, then top off with 3 lasagna noodles.┬áNext, add another layer of the meat sauce, then top with some cheese.
  • Repeat layers, then add the remaining noodles and top with cheese.
  • Cover the lasagna with foil and bake on 350 F for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the lasagna from the oven and uncover. Bake for another 15 minutes uncovered.
  • Remove the taco lasagna from the oven and garnish with the toppings.
  • Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Enjoy!

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