By on December 5, 2017

You might be asking yourself “What exactly is this blob of food I am looking at? Well my friends, it is a little something I like to call tacosagna.

Every member of my family not only enjoys cooking, but is also really talented at it. Unfortunately, I was not blessed with that skill. Not only am I not the best cook, but I also don’t love the process, which is something I’m not proud of. This is precisely why I do not usually post recipes or food related posts, with the exception of cauliflower crust pizza, of course.

The other day my dad tried out a new recipe and it was so good I wanted to eat the entire casserole. Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a taco and a lasagna had a baby? Spoiler alert: boom goes the dynamite.

I decided to try cooking the recipe on my own after my dad assured me it was an easy one. You guys! This meal is my jam. It is so easy and so delicious. It makes the tastiest leftovers for lunch and I have now made it two Sundays in a row to throw in the oven for Monday dinners.

I hope we never get sick of this one because 1) it is fun to say “tacosagna” and 2) because it makes me feel like there is hope for me in the kitchen.

For one tacosagna casserole (8 servings) you will need:

  • Oven preheated to 425
  • 1 lb. ground beef (I swapped for turkey)
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 8-12 corn tortillas depending on your desired carb intake
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Then like 8 different cans (beans, tomato sauce, Rotel, corn)
  • Spices

Cook up the meat + onion in a pan, and once the meat is cooked, pour in all of the cans of goodness and spices. Cook for about 5 more minutes, and then build your masterpiece, layer by layer.

It’s so good I had to share. I hope this tacosagna recipe helps people get in the festive holiday spirit.




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