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I always heard there is no harder job than being a mom, but not until I had my own kids did I understand what that really meant.

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Being a mother is all consuming. Weelicious may be my passion and creative outlet, but being a mom is my real job. No matter whether they work full time, part time or not at all, that’s true for most mothers I know. From the second you wake up until the time you go to bed (and possibly several times during the night if you’ve been in my house the past 4 1/2 years), your work never ends. It’s all at once exhausting, exhilarating, empowering, frustrating and most of all, a magical experience.

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And within my “job” there never seems to be enough time to do the things I need to do (if I am lucky these days I make it to the dry cleaner once every 2 months). Sometimes it feels like I have to move mountains to carve out 20-30 minutes of my day just to get a meal on the table for that night. Mornings can be so busy for me that I’ve started doing a good bit of crock pot cooking midday before school pick up, so having a one pot meal like this Crock Pot Mexican Tortilla Lasagna is perfect for my schedule.

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Layered with tortillas instead of lasagna noodles and packed with tons of veggies, salsa and cheese, this is a delicious meal that’s great when you want utter convenience and a dinner that is unique and special. Just toss in all of your ingredients, turn your crock pot on and come home a few hours later to a finished meal that will make the hardest job in the world look easy!

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Crock Pot Mexican Tortilla Lasagna

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Author: Catherine McCord
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 50 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 Tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 Tsp chili powder
  • 1 large egg, whisked
  • 1/2 Cup sour cream
  • 1 Cup Carrots, peeled and grated (about 2 carrots)
  • 1 Cup frozen corn kernels, defrosted
  • 1/4 Cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 12 oz Pkg. Corn Tortillas (12 Tortillas)
  • 2 Cups Mexican cheese blend
  • 2 16 oz Jar Mild Chunky Salsa



    Sodium: 1190mg | Sugar: 7g | Fiber: 4g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Calories: 380kcal | Fat: 20g | Protein: 23g | Carbohydrates: 29g
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    About the Author

    Catherine is a mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.


    1. Made this last night. Ran out of salsa though, but it still came out so good. My hubby and 3 year old loved it!! 🙂

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    3. I have a family of 5. I have been making this for 8 years and just now posting a comment. I followed the recipe exactly and Switched out corn tortillas with almond flour tortillas, sour cream with almond yogurt, Mexican cheese for mozzarella, salsa with green hatch Chile. I looked the carrots with the ground Turkey and onions. And I baked it at 350 for 40 minutes. It is perfect and nothing is left when I make it.

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