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Make-Ahead Mexican Lasagna for Two

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4 servings or 2 lasagnas, 2 servings each

If you're cooking for two, this gooey Mexican casserole recipe may become your new fave. It makes two 2-serving lasagnas—one to eat, and one to freeze!

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  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Brown meat with peppers in large skillet; drain. Return meat mixture to skillet. Add VELVEETA, seasonings and water; stir. Cook 2 to 3 min. or until VELVEETA is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Stir in beans and tomatoes; cook 3 min., stirring occasionally.
  • Line two 9x5-inch loaf pans with Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil, letting foil extend 6 inches over each side of pan. Spread 1/2 cup meat mixture onto bottom of each prepared pan; top with 2 tortilla halves and 1 cup of the remaining meat mixture. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Fold ends of foil over lasagna to cover lasagna. (If freezing for later use, use foil handles to remove lasagna from pan. Bring up foil sides. Double fold top and ends to seal packet. Freeze up to 3 months.)
  • Bake lasagna 15 to 20 min. or until heated through. Let stand 5 min. before serving.

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Reynolds® is a registered trademark of Reynolds Consumer Products LLC
TACO BELL® and Logo are trademarks owned and licensed by Taco Bell Corp.


Prepare using 2% Milk VELVEETA and KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Four Cheese.

Special Extra

Top with additional chopped tomatoes and fresh cilantro before serving.

Serving Suggestion

Serve topped with BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream, guacamole and/or hot pepper sauce.


Substitute 2 Tbsp. TACO BELL® Taco Seasoning Mix (from 1-oz. pkg.) for the chili powder, oregano and cumin.

How to Bake the Frozen Lasagna

The day before serving, place foil-wrapped lasagna in 9x5-inch loaf pan. Refrigerate overnight to thaw, then bake as directed. Cut along top fold of foil with sharp knife to uncover lasagna before serving.


  • 4 servings or 2 lasagnas, 2 servings each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings or 2 lasagnas, 2 servings each
Calories 480
Total fat 21g
Saturated fat 10g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 640mg
Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary fiber 8g
Sugars 5g
Protein 36g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 60 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 30 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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