Taco Lasagna with Noodles


This is an easy microwave recipe with a Mexican twist. Try it with some hot bread and a green salad for a filling meal, if desired.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
8 to 10 servings


  • 11 ounces lasagna noodles

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 24 ounces tomato sauce

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 8 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ½ cup crushed tortilla chips


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add tomato sauce, water and taco seasoning. Lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

  3. In a 9x13 inch glass baking dish, layer noodles then meat mixture and cheese; repeat 2 more times. There will be 3 layers.

  4. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 10 minutes. Remove from microwave, uncover and let stand for 5 minutes.

  5. Sprinkle tortilla chips over the top; serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

709 Calories
45g Fat
36g Carbs
39g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 709
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 58%
Saturated Fat 26g 129%
Cholesterol 143mg 48%
Sodium 1305mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 39g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 748mg 58%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 595mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.