Lasagna Picante

  • Prep 30 min.
  • Total 25 min.
  • Serves 8
  • Lasagna Picante
Surprise them with this kicked up version of lasagna...picante sauce, olives and lots of Cheddar cheese make this one of the best tasting dishes you can imagine.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 1

    pound ground beef

  • 1

    large green pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 2

    cup Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce OR Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce

  • 1 1/2

    cup Pace® Picante Sauce

  • 1

    tablespoon chili powder

  • 8

    (6-inch) flour tortillas

  • 2

    cup shredded Cheddar cheese (about 8 ounces)

  • 2

    can (2 1/4 ounces each ) sliced, pitted black olives, drained

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the oven to 350°F.  Cook the beef and pepper in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until the beef is well browned, stirring often to separate meat.  Pour off any fat.

  • 2

    Stir the Italian sauce, 1 cup picante sauce and chili powder in the skillet and heat to a boil.  Reduce the heat to low.  Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • 3

    Spread the remaining picante sauce in a 3-quart shallow baking dish.  Arrange 4 tortillas on the bottom of the dish, overlapping if needed.  Layer with half the beef mixture, half the cheese and half the olives.  Repeat the layers.

  • 4

    Bake for 20 minutes or until the filling is hot and bubbling and the cheese is melted.  Let stand for 5 minutes.