Kylee’s Kitchen makes Taco Lasagna for National Taco Day

Not only is today Taco Tuesday, it’s also National Taco Day!

Tacos are eaten by millions of people every day in either hard or soft shells--with a variety of fillings.

Kylee Wierks from Kylee’s Kitchen stopped by the FOX59 newsroom this morning to share a very unique taco recipe – taco lasagna!

The dish combines the flavors of tacos with the comfort of a casserole!


Taco Lasagna

Yield: Makes about 10 servings


  • 1 1/4 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 ounces Challenge cream cheese
  • 1 (1 ounce) envelope taco seasoning
  • 6 (10 inch) tortillas
  • 3 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. In large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute longer. Drain beef mixture.
  3. Return beef to skillet and stir in salsa, beans, cream cheese, and taco seasoning; continue to stir over medium heat until cream cheese has melted into mixture.
  4. Place two tortillas in a greased 13x9-inch baking dish.
  5. Spread 1 1/2cup meat mixture over tortillas and sprinkle 1 cup cheese on top.
  6. Repeat layer two more times.
  7. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Cheese on top should be completely melted.
  8. Let stand for 10 minutes and serve.
  9. Dish stays good in refrigerator for up to 3 days.

*Note: You can also make dish in slow cooker by cooking on low for 2 to 4 hours.

Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee's Kitchen