Taco Lasagna


  • 1 package of taco size flour tortillas (about 12 tortillas needed for this recipe)
  • 1 1/2 lbs. of ground beef or turkey
  • 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • Pico de Gallo (homemade or fresh store-bought in the produce section)
  • 2 cups of heavy cream
  • 3 cups of shredded Mexican cheese
  • 4 tbsp of butter
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Baking dish (aluminum 9×11)
  • Non-stick spray


  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF (200ºC).
  2. Brown the meat in a skillet over medium heat and drain the fat.
  3. Add the taco seasoning packet to the meat according to the directions on the packet, usually by adding water to the powder.
  4. In a separate pot, make the cheese sauce by melting the butter over medium-low heat.
  5. Add the heavy cream to the melted butter and gently mix with a whisk.
  6. Mix in 2 cups of shredded cheese into the pot. Stir gently with a whisk until the cheese is melted.
  7. Add a dash of Cajun seasoning to the melted cheese mixture.
  8. Prepare a baking dish with non-stick spray.
  9. Cut the tortillas in half.
  10. Line the bottom of the baking dish with tortilla halves.
  11. Add 1/3 of the taco meat over the tortillas.
  12. Add 1/3 of the cheese mixture over the taco meat.
  13. Sprinkle pico de gallo over the cheese mixture.
  14. Repeat steps 10-13 two more times to create layers.
  15. Sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of shredded cheese on top.
  16. Bake for 20 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  17. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious taco lasagna!

Some popular questions and their answers related to Taco Lasagna:

Q: Can I use corn tortillas instead of flour tortillas in Taco Lasagna? A: Yes, you can use corn tortillas instead of flour tortillas in Taco Lasagna. Corn tortillas will add a slightly different texture and flavor to the dish, but they work well as a substitute.

Q: How can I make Taco Lasagna spicier? A: To make Taco Lasagna spicier, you can add diced jalapenos or green chilies to the layers. You can also increase the amount of cajun seasoning or add hot sauce to the taco meat for an extra kick of heat.

Q: Can I use store-bought taco seasoning instead of a taco seasoning packet in Taco Lasagna? A: Yes, you can use store-bought taco seasoning instead of a taco seasoning packet in Taco Lasagna. Just follow the instructions on the taco seasoning package to season the meat according to your taste preferences.

Q: Can I add other toppings to Taco Lasagna? A: Yes, you can add additional toppings to Taco Lasagna, such as diced avocado, sour cream, chopped cilantro, or sliced black olives. These toppings can be added after the dish is baked and served individually according to personal preference.

Q: How long does Taco Lasagna last in the refrigerator? A: Taco Lasagna can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Be sure to cover it tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil to keep it fresh