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Tortilla Lasagna Recipe

Gluten Free Recipe

Tortilla Lasagna is not your standard lasagna! Seasoned with the usual oregano and cumin, but then made with black olives, green chilies, corn tortillas, tomato sauce and Cheddar cheese for a Mexican flair.

Tortillas for Tortilla Lasagna

Recipe Ingredients

1 24-oz. can tomato sauce
1 cup chopped onion
1 can (#1) refried beans
1 teaspoon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 can (#1) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 small can sliced black olives, drained
1 small can diced green chiles, drained
8 corn tortillas (6-inch), cut into quarters
1-1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Recipe Directions

Preheat oven to 375-degrees. Spray a 9- x 13-inch baking pan with oil. Spread 1/4-cup tomato sauce on bottom of pan. In a bowl, combine remaining tomato sauce with onion, refried beans, vinegar, oregano, cumin, and garlic powder.

Begin to layer lasagna in the following order:

  1. 1/3 of the tortillas
  2. 1/3 of the sauce mixture
  3. 1/3 of the cheese
  4. 1/3 tortillas
  5. 1/3 sauce mixture
  6. All of the black beans
  7. All of the olives
  8. All of the green chiles
  9. 1/3 of the cheese
  10. Remaining tortillas
  11. Remaining sauce mixture
  12. Remaining cheese

Cover tightly and bake 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 minutes more. Let stand ten minutes before serving.

Recipe Note

Reduce the amounts of fat and calories by using fat-free vegetarian refried beans.

Honorable mention: July 29 is National Lasagna Day.

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