How To Make Burrito Lasagna At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

A burrito has flour tortilla, beans, meat filling and salsa as its main ingredients. Have you ever thought of incorporating these in the form of lasagna? The recipe for burrito lasagna will make this wish come true.

Burrito is a Mexican dish that is not only popular in Mexico but is immensely prominent worldwide. Talking about Burrito Lasagna, it is a great meal for weeknights. You can even make this ahead and freeze it till it is the day to be served. 

To make burrito lasagna, cook beef on medium heat. Add enchilada sauce, cumin and taco seasoning. Prepare rice, spread beans on the tortilla. In a greased baking dish, spread the meat mixture. Layer tortillas over the mixture and add some rice, beans and cheese. Repeat the layers and cover and bake for 20 minutes. Sprinkle cheese and bake it uncovered till the cheese melts. 

Do not consider the above methods as a detailed method. You will get to know about the recipe in detail below. You just need to follow the instructions in a precise manner. Take a look at the ingredients first, gather them and get going.

Ingredients For Burrito Lasagna 

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cans of enchilada sauce (10 ounces each)
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 package ready-to-serve Spanish rice (8.8 ounces)
  • 12 flour tortillas (warmed)
  • 1 can refried beans (15 ounces)
  • 4 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Optional toppings: salsa, sliced avocado, shredded lettuce, taco sauce and/or sour cream

The ingredients you need will surely be stocked up in your pantry. Check its availability first and then plan your visit to the grocery store accordingly. Let me tell you the time you need to prepare this meal.

How Much Time Will It Take To Make Burrito Lasagna?

Preparation TimeCooking timeTotal time
35 Minutes30 Minutes65 Minutes

In approximately an hour, you will be ready with the Burrito Lasagna. It may seem time consuming but it is really easy to cook. Take a note on how it is cooked.

Steps To Make Burrito Lasagna

burrito lasagna
  1. Set the oven on preheat mode at 350 degrees. 
  2. Take a large skillet and cook beef until it is no longer pink. Cook on medium flame. Drain the liquid.
  3. Add enchiladas sauce, taco seasoning and cumin. Heat them properly.
  4. Cook the rice and spread 2 tablespoons of beans on each tortilla. Spread a cup of meat mixture in a greased baking dish of 13×9 inches. Layer the meat mixture with four tortillas and with one-third of rice, remaining meat mixture and cheese. Repeat the layer. Top it with the remaining tortillas, rice and meat mixture.
  5. Cover and bake it for 20 minutes. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over it. Now, uncover and bake it for 10-15 minutes or until the cheese melts. Let it be at rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  6. Serve hot.

You can garnish it with selective toppings of your choice.

Nutritional Breakdown of Burrito Lasagna 

Check out the nutrition composition of this recipe.

Protein29 g
Carbohydrates44 g
Fat25 g
Cholesterol83 mg
Sodium1325 mg

How To Make Burrito Lasagna At Home | Video 

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Can’t wait to begin with the recipe? Try it and share your reviews in the comment section. Just in case you have any query related to the recipe, you can ask your questions in the comment section too. Also, I would love to get some suggestions for any other recipe you want to know about. Write them in the comment box and I will be happy to help you. Now grab your plate and eat this delicacy. Bon Appetit!

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