Delicious and Flavorful Mexican Lasagna Roll-Ups

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Delicious and Flavorful Mexican Lasagna Roll-Ups
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
65 mins
Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 18, 2023

These Mexican Lasagna Roll-Ups are a fantastic twist on traditional lasagna. Made with tortillas, seasoned ground beef, black beans, and a creamy cheese filling, these roll-ups are bursting with flavor. The dish is layered, rolled, and baked to perfection, topped with melted cheese, and served with your favorite Mexican toppings. It's a crowd-pleasing meal that is perfect for any occasion. Get ready for a Mexican-inspired feast that will satisfy your cravings!


  • 8 medium flour tortillas
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and prepare a baking dish.
  2. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Add the diced onion and minced garlic, and cook until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the black beans, salsa, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and black pepper to the skillet. Stir well to combine and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, and chopped cilantro.
  5. Lay out the flour tortillas and evenly spread a layer of the cheese mixture on each tortilla.
  6. Spoon the ground beef mixture onto each tortilla, spreading it over the cheese mixture.
  7. Roll up each tortilla tightly and place them seam side down in the prepared baking dish.
  8. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  9. Remove the foil, sprinkle additional cheddar cheese on top, and bake for another 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot with your favorite Mexican toppings like sour cream, guacamole, and salsa.

Interesting Facts

  • Lasagna originated in Italy and typically consists of layers of pasta, cheese, and meat or vegetables.
  • Mexican cuisine is known for its bold flavors, vibrant colors, and diverse ingredients.
  • This recipe combines the concept of lasagna with Mexican flavors to create a unique and delicious dish.
  • Roll-ups are a fun and convenient way to enjoy a twist on traditional lasagna.
  • The combination of the creamy cheese filling, seasoned ground beef, and black beans creates a flavorful and satisfying filling for the roll-ups.