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Mexican lasagne
« on: April 09, 2012, 03:00:38 pm »
Mexican Lasagne
serves 3 to 4
Ingredients:
80g cheddar or any hard cheese you like
1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion peeled and quartered
2 bell peppers (any colour you like) seeded and quartered
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 can tomatoes (400 g peeled / chopped tomatoes)
1 small can of corn in brine (optional)
6 Tortillas
Sour cream to taste
Guacamole made with 2 avocadoes, lime juice and a hint of chilli
Fresh coriander leaves

Preparation:
Cut the Cheddar into chunks and grate a few seconds speed 6 and set aside.
Put the onion quarters and peppers in the bowl and chop 3 seconds/ speed 5.
Add the oil and spices and sauté 3 min/100C/speed 1.
Preheat the oven to 200C.
Add the tomato can and corn (you can add tobasco sauce at this stage too if you like it) and cook for 15 min/100C/speed 1  :-:.
Lay one tortilla at the bottom of a cake tin of roughly the same size as the tortilla.
Spoon some of the tomato mixture, sprinkle with a little cheese and sour cream.
Lay another tortilla on top and continue adding the same ingredients as above.
Finish with a tortilla, cheddar and sour cream.
Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until bubbly,
Serve with salad and guacamole.


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Re: Mexican lasagne
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2012, 11:06:30 pm »
That's very similar to my tortilla stack I always make. Thanks for posting
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Re: Mexican lasagne
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2012, 11:13:57 pm »
Wow this sounds really good. Something different from the original Lasagna.
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Re: Mexican lasagne
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2012, 09:38:11 am »
Dizzygirl, I'm sure there are lots of similar recipes out there but I searched here and didn't see anything too resembling so I thought I'd post my recipe. I came up with it one day and have been making it regularly since as we love it in the family and the sauce is so easy to make with our Thermomix!
Dede, yes it's a spicy vegetarian version of the traditional italian lasagne and it's even easier to make!
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Re: Mexican lasagne
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2012, 10:08:35 am »
I think I'll give this a try but probably add some mince to the mix. Have tried some vegetarian meals in the past and DH always asks where the meat is. Looks great though and can't wait to try - thanks for posting.

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Re: Mexican lasagne
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2012, 10:14:38 am »
Twitterpated, it's probably delicious with some minced meat too. I am the same here, they love meat too much! But I try to cook  meat dishes no more than 3 times a week as I don't think we need to eat so much protein. Maybe adding some kidney beans would make it more meaty?
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Re: Mexican lasagne
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2012, 10:17:29 am »
Didn't think of the kidney beans - thanks for that. I'm the same here with meat but with a teenage son as well, I am fighting a losing battle. They think it's really funny to say "....but where's the protein (meaning meat not other proteins of course)". I was vegetarian for many years before I married so it's not a real problem for me. Will give it a go with the beans and see if I can get away with it.