Baked Taco Lasagna

Ingredients

1 ½ lbs. ground beef
29 oz. can diced tomatoes
29 oz. can black beans
½ large onion – sliced
1 bell pepper – sliced
4 cloves garlic – chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
16 oz. cottage cheese
8 oz. cheddar cheese – shredded
Taco chips
Spices:
¼ tsp. turmeric
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. ground curry
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. ground black pepper
½ tsp. red pepper flakes
½ tsp. dried oregano

Preparation

1
Heat a medium sized frying pan; add the ground beef and sauté until the meat is cooked through; then set aside until you are ready to use.
2
Heat a large sauce pan (preferably cast iron) with the olive oil. Add the onion, bell pepper and garlic and sauté until the onion is transparent.
3
Add the diced tomatoes, drained beans, vinegar and the ground beef. Combine the spices in a small bowl and add to the beans.
4
Simmer on low for approximate 25 – 30 minutes.
5
Preheat Oven 325 degrees:
6
Place the cottage cheese in a food processor and process until smooth.
7
In a 9 x 9 pan place a layer of taco chips; top with a layer of cottage cheese, a layer of beans and finally the shredded cheese. Continue this process until the pan is filled, ending with the shredded cheese.
8
Bake for 25 – 30 minutes.

 



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Friday, July 26, 2013 - 8:59am

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