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Easy Skillet Lasagna

An easy and delicious lasagna made in just one skillet! This is a new family-favorite meal!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Holly

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 Tablespoon dried Parsley
  • 1/2 Tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 8 lasagna noodles broken into fourths
  • 1 16 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 29 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 4 ounces fresh Mozzarella cheese sliced thin
  • Fresh Basil leaves torn

Instructions

  • In a large 12-inch skillet heat olive oil over medium heat. Add diced onion. Cook and stir onion until translucent. Add minced garlic and stir until fragrant. Add parsley, basil, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes to skillet. Stir and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add ground beef to skillet. Cook and crumble beef until no longer pink. Pour in half (8 ounces) of the tomato sauce. Stir to combine. Place broken lasagna noodles evenly over beef. Pour remaining tomato sauce and crushed tomatoes over the noodles, making sure noodles are completely covered in sauce.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and then let simmer, covered, for 20 minutes or until noodles are soft. Remove lid and add dollops of ricotta cheese over the top. Gently stir ricotta into lasagna. Place Mozzarella slices evenly over the top. Cover with lid and let steam melt cheese for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Serve warm with fresh basil. Enjoy!

Notes

*Make sure to use a large NON-STICK skillet 12-inches or bigger for this recipe.
*Top each serving with freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.