Broken Lasagna Taco Bake

Broken Lasagna Taco Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 box lasagna noodles broken into bite size pieces
  • 1 15- oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup broth I used vegetable since it was leftover in the fridge but chicken or beef work great!
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 tbsp or 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tbsp crushed red pepper to taste
  • 1 handful chopped kale
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup fontina shredded
  • 1 cup tortilla chips crushed

Instructions

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Cook your broken pasta noodles according to the package directions to al dente.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F
  3. In a large skillet, brown the beef. Once browned, add in the peppers and onions. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add in the diced tomatoes, broth and seasonings. Cook for a couple minutes. Taste and season as you see fit.
  5. Toss in the kale, pasta, and 1/2 of both cheeses and stir to combine.
  6. Pour the pasta mixture into a 9 x 13 pan. Sprinkle the crushed tortilla chips and cheese over the top. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.