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Slow Cooker Mexican Lasagna - Delicious and Simple!

An amazing Mexican lasagna that looks as amazing as it tastes! Serve with sour cream and cilantro on top and with tortilla chips on the side.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 25 mins
Course: Main Course, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Slow Cooker Mexican Lasagna
Servings: 6
Calories: 1139kcal
Author: Sarah Robinson

Ingredients

  • 2 15 oz cans diced tomatoes
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 24 oz shredded cheddar or Mexican style cheese
  • 1 15 oz can black beans drained
  • 3 oz fresh chopped spinach
  • 16 oz salsa
  • 2 cups corn
  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms optional
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 2 avocados optional

Instructions

  • Brown ground beef with taco seasoning
  • Dice onion, spinach, bell peppers and mushrooms.
  • Pour a layer of diced tomatoes in bottom of slow cooker
  • Mix together black beans, salsa, corn, spinach, onions, peppers and mushrooms.
  • Layer ingredients in bottom of slow cooker in the following order: tomatoes, tortillas, ground beef, bean/veggie mixture. End with layer of tomatoes & cheese
  • Cook on low 4 hours
  • Top with avocados & sour cream

Freezer Bag Instructions:

  • Brown ground beef with taco seasoning.
  • While that’s cooking, chop onion, spinach, bell peppers & mushrooms.
  • Place ground beef into freezer safe gallon size bag
  • Mix together black beans, salsa, corn, spinach, onions, peppers and mushrooms.
  • Put in another gallon size freezer safe bag.
  • Label both bags and lay flat to freeze
  • Get bags out of freezer the night before you plan to assemble this meal so they are able to be layered in the morning.
  • Layer ingredients in bottom of slow cooker in the following order at a time: tomatoes, tortillas, ground beef, Vegetable/bean mixture, cheese.
  • End with layer of tomatoes & cheese
  • Cook on low 4 hours
  • Top with avocados & sour cream

Nutrition

Calories: 1139kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 73g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Cholesterol: 192mg | Sodium: 1785mg | Potassium: 1878mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 4027IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 1015mg | Iron: 7mg