Start with a flock of chickens.
Dice them into bite size pieces.
Brown the chicken in a big pot.
Add cumin, chilli powder, and hot pepper flakes.
As much as you can handle.
Brown a whole bunch of bulk Italian Sausage.
Hot or Mild, it's up to you.

If you buy link sausage, be sure to take the meat out of the casing.

Mix in lots of ground beef.

Feel free to dirty up as many pots and pans as you want.
If you are doing the cooking, someone else should be doing the cleaning.

Drain the grease.

Once all three meats are cooked, mix them together in an even bigger pot.

This recipe calls for three different kinds of meat. I have also made it with only one or two of these meats and I have even made it with chicken and shrimp.
Use your imagination.

Add your sauce.

The sauce is made with crushed tomatoes, diced jalapeño peppers, diced onions, a little garlic, some vinegar and salt to taste.

Or you can just use store bought Picante Sauce. The thicker the better.

Make sure that you add enough sauce to make it look like chilli.

At this point, you can add a little more cumin and just call it chilli.
This is very tasty as well.

Take a stack (12) tortillas and cut them in half.

This is a great opportunity to dirty a dish.

Now you are ready to build your lasagna.

Spray a casserole dish with some of that non-stick spray, and scoop some of you meat filling into the dish. This will make the lasagna easy to serve.

Make a layer of tortillas by putting the cut edges against the sides of the casserole dish.
Finish the layer with a half tortilla or a whole one, whatever it takes for a good seal.
Scoop in your meat mix.

Don't get carried away. If you make this layer too thick you won't have room for anything else.

Now cover with a layer of cheese.

You can use American cheese for all I care. I use a shredded blend of Cheddar, Montery Jack, Asadero, and Queso Blanco Cheese.

If you are lazy, you can just buy Mexican Cheese Mix from the store.

Another alternative to this recipe is to get the really big tortillas from the store and instead of lasagna, roll the same mixture up in burritos.

Add another layer of tortillas, meat, and cheese.

Keep doing this till you run out of room.

For a finishing touch cut up some tortillas in fancy shapes and place them on top. If you like you can also garnish with jalapeño slices.

Pop this bad boy into the oven and cook at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes. Everything is already cooked, you just want the tortillas to absorb some of the juices and you want the cheese to melt.

Serve on a bed of shredded lettuce and diced tomatoes.

Appropriate side dishes include re-fried beans or Spanish rice.

Throw leftovers in to the refrigerator and warm them up in a microwave.
This stuff tastes even better the next day.

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