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Mexican Tortilla Lasagna


Fun to make and the taste is scrumptious!

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (16 Votes)


  • 1 lb. chopped chicken
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 6 tortilla shells
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 or 2 chopped tomatillos
  • 1 finely chopped jalapeno
  • 1-15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 t. dried cilantro
  • 12 oz. grated Monterrey Jack cheese.


Servings 8
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 40mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cook chopped chicken in the olive oil. Add the chopped tomatillos, jalapeno, onion tomato sauce and cilantro and simmer.

Step 2

While sauce is simmering, Cut tortillas into strips and deep fry.

Step 3

Put a layer of the fried tortilla strips into a 9 X 12 casserole dish. Add some sauce, some cheese, then alternate until ingredients are gone, topping with the cheese. Bake 40 minutes. Serve with tomato and avocado slices, sprinkling with lime juice.


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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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