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Low Carb Mexican Lasagna

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 287kcal
Author Brenda Bennett | Sugar-Free Mom

Ingredients

  • 12 Cauliflower Tortillas
  • 1 ½ pounds ground turkey or ground beef*
  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil* eliminate if using ground beef
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder or to taste
  • 24 ounces mild or medium salsa
  • 8 ounces Mexican shredded cheese
  • optional: fresh cilantro sour cream, avocado, salsa

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large skillet and cook ground turkey until no longer pink.
  • Add in seasonings and 16 ounces of salsa to the cooked meat. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add a spoonful or 2 of salsa and spread on the bottom of the pan you are using.
  • Lay 4 tortillas overlapping on the bottom of a 9 x 9 sized pan.
  • Layer half of the meat mixture over the tortillas.
  • Sprinkle 4 ounces of shredded cheese over the meat.
  • Pour 2 ounces of salsa.
  • Layer another 4 tortillas. The rest of the meat mixture and remaining cheese and 2 ounces of salsa.
  • Top with the last 4 tortillas and spread with remaining salsa.
  • Cover and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for 15 minutes before slicing and serving.
  • Top with additional toppings if desired.

Notes

Net Carbs: 8g

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.1g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 15.9g | Saturated Fat: 6.8g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 1005mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 4.1g