Southwestern Grilled Lasagna

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Southwestern Grilled Lasagna.

Southwestern Grilled Lasagna – an original recipe from EncinoMom.com featuring Del Real Foods

Ingredients:

  • Flour tortillas
  • 1 Cup Del Real Frijoles Refritos
  • 2 Cups Del Real Carne Deshebrada
  • 1 Cup Chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped red pepper
  • 1/4 Cup Sliced green onion
  • 1 Cup Red Chile Sause (Enchilada Sauce)
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 Cups Shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 Box Corn muffin/bread Mix
  • 1 Egg (for corn bread topping)
  • 1/3 Cup Milk (for corn bread topping)

Serve with these Optional Ingredients:

  • 1 Avocado, sliced
  • 3/4 Cup Sour cream
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish

Assemble ingredients. Cover the bottom of a lidded, cast iron casserole dish with tortillas. Layer Frijoles, Carne Deshebrada, 1/2 of Chile sauce, 1/2 of cheese, chopped tomatoes, red pepper, green onion, cilantro, the rest of the Chile sauce and the rest of the cheese except for one Tablespoon to top the casserole. Set aside.

In a small bowl stir corn bread mix with egg and milk according to package directions. Batter will be somewhat course, do not over stir. Spoon the corn bread mixture over the assembled casserole ingredients. Smooth with spatula. Cover completely making sure to seal the edges with the corn bread batter. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.

Cover dish and bake on the grill covered, or in the oven at 350° until heated through and batter has baked to a light golden crust.

Serve with extra beans, avocados slices and sour cream on the side. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

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My favorite enameled cast iron casserole from Le Creuset.

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Layer tortillas and cover with frijoles.

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Add a layer of Del Real Carne Deshebrada.

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Add Santa Fe Olé Red Chile Sauce to meat layer and again after veggie layers.

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Top with tomatoes, . . .

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. . . red peppers, green onions, cilantro, more chile sauce . . .

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Cover with a generous layer of shredded cheddar or cheese blend (shown here, Monterey Jack, Colby & Cheddar).

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Make up corn muffin mix and cover casserole completely with batter.

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Bake on the grill or in the oven until heated through and muffin mix is firm, crusty and golden.

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Serve HOT. Extra beans, chile sauce, avocado slices, sour cream and fresh cilantro on the side, if desired. So satisfying!

Featured products:

Del Real Carne Deshebrada, Del Real Frijoles Refritos, Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix, Santa Fe Olé Red Chile Sauce

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