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Mexican beef ‘lasagne’

Whilst not strictly 'lasagne' this Mexican-style layered dish will soon become an equally well-loved family meal.

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Avocado salad


1.Preheat oven to 220°C.
2.Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; cook onion and capsicum, stirring, about 5 minutes or until tender. Increase heat to high, add beef; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until browned. Add tomatoes, beans, corn and seasoning; simmer, for 10 minutes or until thickened slightly. Remove from heat; stir in coriander. Season to taste.
3.Line base and sides of a 20cm (8-inch) round springform pan with foil or baking paper; place on oven tray. Line base of pan with a tortilla; top with one-third of the beef mixture. Repeat layering with remaining tortillas and beef mixture, finishing with a tortilla; sprinkle with cheese. Bake for 20 minutes until browned lightly. Stand 5 minutes before cutting.
4.Meanwhile, make avocado salad. Combine ingredients in a medium bowl; season to taste. Serve ‘lasagne’ with avocado salad and lime cheeks.

Serve with sour cream.


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