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Spicy Mexican Lasagne

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Introduction

A spicy little variation on the Italian classic.

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

  • minced chicken (or beef)
  • red pepper
  • 1 red chilli (or green)
  • mushrooms
  • garlic
  • 1 onion
  • tortilla wrap
  • kidney beans
  • 1 tin tomato
  • tomato paste
  • cumin
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cheese
  • avocado (mashed up with some lemon juice or however you like it)

Method

Spicy Mexican Lasagne is a community recipe submitted by Bianca456 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Cook the garlic, cumin and onion till fragrant and soft. Add the minced chicken or beef, cooking til browned.
  • Add the chopped peppers, chilli, mushrooms - cook till almost soft. Add the tomato paste, then the tin of tomatoes - stir well. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer for about 20 mins.
  • Add the kidney beans and simmer for another 10 or 15mins.
  • In a large deep dish, arrange the layers..tortilla, meat mixture, avocado, sprikle of cheese. Keep going till you run of of ingredients, or room in the dish!
  • Have final layer as tortilla, cover with cheese.
  • Cook in a moderate oven for about 20mins, or until golden brown. Let stand once out of the oven for a good ten mins, to let the layers come together and not be sloppy when dished up.
  • Tell us what you think