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Slow Cooker Mexican Lasagna

Slow Cooker Mexican Lasagna

Mexican Lasagna combines two of your favorite food groups into one satisfying and easy meal! The flavor combos are unreal and using your slow cooker is a genius way to make this updated comfort food a new family favorite!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian, Mexican
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 595kcal


  • 1 pound hamburger
  • 2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning or you can use 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 oz oven ready lasagna noodles
  • 4 soft taco flour tortillas
  • 16 oz fresh salsa
  • 15.5 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 15 oz ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded cheese blend


  • Brown ground beef in skillet over medium high heat and drain off excess grease
  • Stir in taco seasoning and water and let simmer for 3-4 minutes, remove from heat and set aside
  • In a 9x13 casserole dish start by spreading 1/4 cup salsa on bottom
  • Top with 3 1/2 lasagna noodles, 1/2 cup ricotta cheese, 1/4 of the taco meat, 1/4 cup beans, 1/2 cup corn, and 1/4 cup salsa
  • Repeat a second layer using 2 tortillas instead of lasagna noodles
  • Repeat each of these layers again then finish off with lasagna noodles
  • Top it all off with remaining 1/2 cup salsa and 2 cups shredded cheese
  • Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until heated through and cheese is melted


  • I made this in my 4 quart casserole slow cooker.
  • You may need to adjust your layers accordingly if you use a different size/shape slow cooker. Adjust cooking time slightly if you add additional layers. I suggest at least a 4-5 quart slow cooker for this recipe.
  • You can cook in the oven instead if desired. Either cook the lasagna noodles in advance or use oven ready. Follow recommended cooking times on noodle package.


Calories: 595kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 1046mg | Potassium: 771mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 752IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 364mg | Iron: 4mg