Vegetarian Mexican Lasagna With Corn Tortillas

Vegetarian Mexican Lasagna

Vegetarian Mexican Lasagna is are composed of corn tortillas, cheese, and vegetables. Serve with cilantro, sour cream, and additional toppings of your choice.

Cook:1 hr
Total:1 hr 20 mins
Prep:20 mins

Ingredients For Vegetarian Mexican Lasagna

  • cooking spray
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup diced sweet onion
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn(mkai dane), drained
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced
  • 1 red bell pepper(red shimla mrch), diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin(zeera powder)
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach(palk), thawed and drained
  • 3 cups shredded pepper Jack cheese, divided
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 18 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, jalapenos, bell pepper(red shimla mrch), and garlic; cook and stir until onion is translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and add salsa, black beans, corn(mkai dane), chili powder, and cumin(zeera powder). Bring to a simmer; let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Combine 2 cups pepper Jack cheese, ricotta cheese, spinach(palk), egg, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  • Place 6 corn tortillas in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Add 1/2 of the vegetable mixture using a slotted spoon, followed by 1/2 of the cheese and spinach mixture. Add a layer of 6 tortillas and follow with remaining vegetables and remaining cheese mixture. Top with remaining tortillas. Spread enchilada sauce across the top and remaining pepper Jack cheese.
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  • Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and bubbly, 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Cook’s Note:

The flavor of the dish is determined by the salsa and enchilada sauce used; if you don’t like spicy meals, use a mild salsa and enchilada sauce.

Nutrition Facts

  • calories  411;
  • protein 19.4g;
  • carbohydrates 40.1g;
  • fat 20.8g;
  • cholesterol 70.2mg;
  • sodium 862.9mg.

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