Mexican Lasagna Roll Ups

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  • This lasagna rolls recipe is a great way to bring the whole family together for dinner any day of the week! Mexican Lasagna Roll Ups are packed full of colorful ingredients and amazing flavors with a mouth watering taste!

    Mexican Lasagna Rolls are the best marriage of taco lasagna and traditional lasagna. So easy the kids can help make them!

    Mexican Lasagna Roll Ups are the best marriage of taco lasagna and traditional lasagna! They’re so easy to put together, even the kids can help make them!

    These Mexican Lasagna Roll Ups are a mix between traditional Italian lasagna and tacos. Ricotta cheese blended with sharp cheddar and ground beef are rolled into each lasagna noodle.

    They are smothered in enchilada sauce and baked to perfection. Before serving, top with diced avocado, tomato, scallions, sour cream and a dusting of chile powder! I can’t think of anything better than combining my two favorite ethnicities of food, Italian and Mexican.

    People these days go mad for tacos. I mean taco tuesday? How about tacos any day of the week?! You can count me in cause I’ll definitely be there!

    Most people aren’t aware that Mexican food really came into America during the 50’s to the 70’s. Tacos were the first Mexican dish to be introduced in the 20th century.

    Since most of the immigrants were from central Mexico, that’s where corn tortillas were primarily used. The corn tortillas were stuffed with a variety of fillings which was then folded and is what we know as a taco today.

    Mexican Lasagna Rolls are the best marriage of taco lasagna and traditional lasagna. So easy the kids can help make them!

    This Mexican Lasagna Roll Ups recipe is so easy to prepare you can even let the kids help in the kitchen. After the meat is browned and cooled, let them spread on the ricotta and roll up their dinner. After cooking, they can dress their own Mexican Lasagna Roll Ups with desired toppings.

    Mexican Lasagna Rolls are the best marriage of taco lasagna and traditional lasagna. So easy the kids can help make them!

    I like making enchilada sauce at home, taking only 10 minutes, so I can adjust the heat, but you can certainly buy a mild store brand. If you are a fan of spicy, you can also add pepper jack cheese and hot sauce to your ricotta blend. I have also used a spicy ground pork and chorizo instead of ground beef.

    Mexican Lasagna Rolls are the best marriage of taco lasagna and traditional lasagna. So easy the kids can help make them!

    Add as many vegetable toppings as you like to your Mexican Lasagna Roll Ups, including salsa or even guacamole!

    If you are looking for a more traditional, non-traditional lasagna… try my Green Chile Chicken Lasagna!  One thing is for sure, your family will love Mexican Lasagna Roll Ups for dinner! 

    If you liked this Mexican lasagna recipe, check out these other easy Mexcian recipes:

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    Mexican Lasagna Rolls are the best marriage of taco lasagna and traditional lasagna. So easy the kids can help make them!
    Mexican Lasagna Rolls
    Prep Time
    15 mins
    Cook Time
    30 mins
    Total Time
    45 mins
     
    Mexican Lasagna Rolls are the best marriage of taco lasagna and traditional lasagna. So easy the kids can help make them!
    Course: Main Course, Main Dish
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Servings: 4
    Author: Jessica Formicola
    Ingredients
    • 10 lasagna strips cooked al dente, drained
    • 1 cup ricotta cheese
    • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded, divided
    • 1 egg beat
    • Sprinkle fine sea salt
    • 1 cup 20/80 ground beef cooked, crumbled and drained
    • 2 cups Enchilada Sauce
    • 1/4 cup scallions chopped
    • 1/2 avocado chopped
    • 1/4 cup tomato chopped
    • 2 tablespoons sour cream
    • Cooking Spray
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
    2. In a medium bowl, stir together ricotta cheese with 1/2 cup shredded cheddar, beat egg and fine sea salt.
    3. Evenly spread onto one side of each lasagne strip, sprinkling with crumbled ground beef. Roll up and place into the baking dish.
    4. Pour enchilada sauce evenly over roll-ups. Cook uncovered for 35 minutes.
    5. Remove from oven and top with additional 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, scallions, avocado, tomato, sour cream and a dusting of chile powder. Enjoy!

    Mexican Lasagna Rolls are the best marriage of taco lasagna and traditional lasagna. So easy the kids can help make them!

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