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This is one dish that is hearty enough to fill them up but tasty enough to keep them coming back for more! Flour torillas are an interesting switch from lasagna noodles.-Roma Rogers, Oshkosh, Nebraska

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Dinner

Time 1h25m

Yield 72 servings.

Number Of Ingredients 7

18 pounds ground beef
3 cups chopped onion
18 envelopes taco seasoning
6 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
6 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
32 to 40 flour tortillas (10 inches), cut into 2-inch strips
4-1/2 pounds shredded cheddar cheese, divided


  • In several Dutch ovens over medium heat, cook beef and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the taco seasoning, tomato sauce and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. , Spoon about 2 cups each into six 13-in. x 9-in. baking dishes. Top with a single layer of tortilla strips. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese. Repeat layers two more times. Divide the remaining meat sauce among pans (each pan will have about 7 cups of sauce). Top with remaining tortillas. , Cover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until bubbly. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Return to the oven for 5-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 420 calories, Fat 21g fat (11g saturated fat), Cholesterol 85mg cholesterol, Sodium 1262mg sodium, Carbohydrate 23g carbohydrate (1g sugars, Fiber 3g fiber), Protein 30g protein.

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This lasagna is a great way to feed a crowd.

Aliyan Suppari
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I added some chopped spinach to the filling and it was delicious.

emon chaudhory
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I substituted ground turkey for the beef and it turned out great.

Arfin Munnaj
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This lasagna is a bit time-consuming to make, but it's worth it.

Asim pathan
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I'm not a huge fan of Mexican food, but I loved this lasagna.

Mdcow Bola
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This recipe is a great way to use up leftover tortillas.

Nova Mukalazi Gwapo
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I followed the recipe exactly and the lasagna turned out perfect.

Success Ola
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This lasagna is so flavorful and cheesy. I love the addition of the Mexican ingredients.

Cheyanne Lavoie
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I've made this lasagna several times now and it's always a crowd-pleaser.

Valentin Pérez cruz
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I made this lasagna for a potluck and it was a huge success! Everyone loved it.

Fai Marcel
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The lasagna was a hit with my family! They loved the cheesy, beefy, and flavorful filling.

Tabi eyong Gilbert
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This recipe was so easy to follow and the lasagna was delicious! I loved the combination of flavors with the Mexican ingredients.