Crock Pot Mexican Tortilla Lasagna (Serves 8)

Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 230 mins

nut free

gluten free

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 Garlic Clove, minced
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 Tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 Tsp chili powder
  • 1 large egg, whisked
  • 1/2 Cup sour cream
  • 1 Cup Carrots, peeled and grated (about 2 carrots)
  • 1 Cup frozen corn kernels, defrosted
  • 1/4 Cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 12 oz Pkg. Corn Tortillas (12 Tortillas)
  • 2 Cups Mexican Cheese Blend
  • 2 16 oz Jar Mild Chunky Salsa

Preparation

1. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large sauté pan and cook the onions for 3 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté an additional minute.
2. Add the ground turkey meat, cumin, salt and chili powder and cook for 6-7 minutes until cooked through. Place turkey mixture aside and cool.
3. In a large bowl, whisk the egg and sour cream together. Add the cooled turkey mixture, carrots, corn and cilantro and mix to combine.
4. Spread a 1 cup of salsa on the bottom of the crock pot.
5. Layer 5 tortillas on top of the salsa, cutting them if necessary to fit the crock pot and covering the salsa completely.
6. Place half the turkey mixture on top of the tortillas and top with 1 cups of salsa and 1/2 cup of cheese.
7. Add another layer of 3 tortillas on top of the cheese. Pour the remaining turkey mixture on top of the tortillas and top with another 1/2 cup of cheese.
8. Top the lasagna with another layer of tortillas, pour the remaining salsa on top and cover with 1 cup of cheese.
9. Cook on low for 2 1/2 hours.
10. Serve.