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Your tastebuds will dance with this high protein Mexican lasagna that is bursting with flavor. This lasagna with keep you full and satisfied for hours. It can be made vegan or vegetarian.

High Protein Mexican Lasagna


  • Author: https://mayihavethatrecipe.com
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: entree
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Get ready for a flavor explosion in your mouth! This high protein Mexican lasagna will keep you full and satisfied for hours. Gluten free and can be made vegan or vegetarian!


Ingredients

  • 128 oz can tomato puree
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1 15 oz can black beans
  • 2 large jalapeños, diced small
  • 1 box Explore Cuisine Green Lentil Lasagne
  • 8 ounces shredded cheese of your choice (regular or vegan)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Coat a 11 x 7 x 1.5″ baking dish with cooking spray
  2. Combine the tomato puree, cilantro, chili powder, cumin and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the corn, black beans and jalapeños.
  4. Spread 3 tablespoons of tomato sauce mixture at the bottom of the baking dish. Place 3 sheets of lasagna noodles on top, overlapping them slightly. Spread 1/2 cup of tomato sauce mixture on top of the noodles, 1 cup black bean mixture and sprinkle 1/4 cheese cup cheese
  5. Repeat the process 2 more times, until you use 9 lasagna sheets (use as much sauce as you have left for the top layer). Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes
  6. Uncover the baking dish, sprinkle the remaining cheese and bake, uncovered, for 5 minute (SEE NOTE)
  7. The lasagna can be prepared 1-2 days ahead and baked before serving

Notes

If you are not serving the lasagna immediately, bake for the last 5 minutes with the cheese right before serving.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6
  • Calories: 430
  • Sugar: 9.7
  • Sodium: 776
  • Fat: 14.4
  • Saturated Fat: 7.5
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4.5
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 32
  • Fiber: 11.2
  • Protein: 24.2
  • Cholesterol: 37
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