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Lasagne Mexicane Recipe

Updated on March 1, 2018
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Lynsey enjoys cooking and baking at home and loves to share favourite recipes. The easier, the better.

Mexican Style Lasagne!
Mexican Style Lasagne!
5 stars from 2 ratings of Lasagne Mexicane

This is an easy lasagne recipe, with a twist. With only a few, small variations to the standard recipe, you can turn plain old lasagne into a spicy, mexican inspired meal! Any extra cheese sauce can also be used as a tasty nacho cheese dip!

Pyrex Basics Clear Oblong Glass Baking Dishes, 2 Piece Value Plus Pack Set
Pyrex Basics Clear Oblong Glass Baking Dishes, 2 Piece Value Plus Pack Set
I love using these glass dishes as they are almost indestructable ( I have dropped one a couple of times now on the hard kitchen floor) Plus they allow you to see if everything is bubbling along nicely as you bake.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: 8-10 Large Portions


  • 1 Large onion, Chopped
  • 2 Jars Chille Con Carne Sauce
  • 2 Packs Cheese Sauce Mix
  • 2 Packs Fresh Lasagne Sheets
  • 1 Pack Doritos
  • 1 Block Mexicana Cheese
  • 2 Tbs Tex Mex seasoning
  • 2 Packs Mince

Chilli Mince

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chop onionbrown mince, add onion and spicedrain mince then add chilli sauce
chop onion
chop onion
brown mince, add onion and spice
brown mince, add onion and spice
drain mince then add chilli sauce
drain mince then add chilli sauce

Cheese Sauce

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add mexicana cheese to cheese sauceheat until melted and thickened
add mexicana cheese to cheese sauce
add mexicana cheese to cheese sauce
heat until melted and thickened
heat until melted and thickened

Build Lasagne

layer and spread pasta, cheese, chilli,pasta,cheese,chilli....
layer and spread pasta, cheese, chilli,pasta,cheese,chilli....
top with doritos and mexicana
top with doritos and mexicana


  1. Brown the mince while chopping the onion, then toss the onion in when ready, along with the tex-mex seasoning.
  2. Drain any fat out of the mince when cooked. (This is optional, some people prefer to keep the fat for flavour)
  3. Return the mince to the heat, and add the jars of chilli sauce. (I am aware that a lot of my recipes include off the shelf ingredients, this is simply because I don't like food prep, but feel free to replace these elements with home made versions)
  4. While the Chilli is cooking, begin heating the Cheese sauce. You can either use the stuff from a jar, from a packet or make your own, its up to you. Never allow the cheese sauce to boil, just heat it gradually.
  5. Then add approx. half of the block of Mexicana Cheese, grated, to the cheese sauce and stir constantly. The sauce should begin to thicken. Again, do not allow it to boil.
  6. Once the chilli is cooked (after approx. 20 mins), and the sauce has thickened, begin to layer your lasagne in a large oven dish. Lasagne sheets first, then cheese sauce, then chilli, then repeat. Again, it's up to you what lasagne sheets you use, but I prefer to use fresh sheets, as i can cut them with scissors to the shape of the dish I'm using, rather than trying to crudely snap dried pieces... plus, fresh pasta cooks so much quicker)
  7. I usually have about 3 layers of chilli in my lasagne, but it's up to you how many you include, and how much sauce you have!
  8. Top off the final layer with a final layer of pasta sheets, and some cheese sauce. Then sprinkle some Doritos over the top, and top with the remaining Mexicana Cheese.
  9. Bake in the oven at about 180C for 10-15 mins at most. Remember, everything is already well cooked, you're really just melting the cheese and browning the top.


Mexican Style Lasagne
Mexican Style Lasagne

© 2013 Lynsey Hart


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