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Main dishes

Smart-Choice Creamy Mexican Lasagna

photo by:kraft
Here's a terrific lasagna—Mexican style! It's made with skillet-cooked ground beef, taco seasonings and refried beans and topped with cheese and salsa.
time
prep:
25 min
total:
1 hr 20 min
servings
total:
12 servings

What You Need

1
lb.  extra-lean ground beef
1
pkg.  (1 oz.) TACO BELL® Taco Seasoning Mix
1
can  (16 oz.) TACO BELL® Refried Beans
1-1/2
cups  BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream
1
pkg.  (7 oz.) KRAFT 2% Milk Natural Colby & Monterey Jack Cheese, divided
1
jar  (16 oz.) TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
12
 lasagna noodles, cooked
1
can  (15.25 oz.) no-salt-added corn, drained

Make It

HEAT oven to 350ºF.

COOK meat with seasoning mix as directed on package. Remove from heat; stir in beans. Set aside. Mix sour cream and 1-1/4 cups cheese.

SPREAD 1/4 cup salsa onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with 4 noodles. Cover with layers of half each of the meat mixture, corn and sour cream mixture. Top with layers of 4 more noodles and 1/4 cup of the remaining salsa; cover with remaining meat mixture, corn and sour cream mixture. Top with remaining noodles and salsa; cover.

BAKE 40 min. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake, uncovered, 15 min. or until lasagna is heated through. Let stand 5 min. before serving.

TACO BELL® and Logo are trademarks owned and licensed by Taco Bell Corp.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Small Changes Add Up
Small ingredient substitutions, such as BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream, and a 7-oz. pkg. of KRAFT 2% Milk Natural Colby & Monterey Jack Cheese, result in a savings of 50 calories and 6g of fat, including 3g of sat fat, per serving when compared to a traditional recipe.
Serving Suggestion
Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
Substitute
Prepare using 1 can (11 oz.) corn with red and green bell peppers.
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