Side view of south-of-the-border lasagna in a blue casserole dish.

South-of-the-Border Lasagna

"Rice to the Rescue!" Recipe Contest Winner - Catherine J. Heimbach

  • Servings


  • vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 ½ cups sour cream
  • 1 ½ cups salsa
  • 6 cups cooked rice, divided
  • 1 (15-to-16-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese, shredded, divided
  • 2 cups tortilla chips, crushed


  • Coat a 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In medium bowl, combine sour cream and salsa; set aside.
  • Layer bottom of baking dish with 3 cups rice. Top with half of the sour cream mixture, then with 1-1/2 cups cheese. Add layer of beans, remaining rice, and remaining sour cream mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees 15 minutes; remove from oven.
  • Mix remaining cheese with chips and sprinkle on lasagna. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes, or until cheese melts.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 506
  • Total Fat 25g
  • Cholesterol 44mg
  • Sodium 1252mg
  • Carbohydrates 52g
  • Dietary Fiber 4g
  • Protein 18g