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Easy Skillet Lasagna

An easy and flavorful skillet lasagna, ready in just 30 minutes! A perfect dinner for any night of the week.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheese, Dinner, Pasta
Servings: 4 plus

Ingredients

  • 1 Tb olive oil
  • 3/4 C yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 C green bell pepper chopped
  • 15 oz can petite diced tomatoes undrained
  • 3-4 C pasta sauce
  • 3/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 1/2 tso salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 C ricotta
  • 4 oz fresh whole milk mozzarella sliced thin or shredded
  • parmesan 
  • 8 lasagna noodles broken in half

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium/high heat. Saute onion and bell pepper until soft and onions are nearly translucent. Add garlic, cooking for 30 seconds. Add ground beef and seasonings, cooking until meat is no longer pink. Drain fat as necessary with a large spoon. 
  • Reduce heat to medium/low. Layer broken noodles over beef and vegetables. Pour tomatoes and pasta sauce over noodles. Cover and bring to a simmer, cooking for roughly 20 minutes or until pasta is cooked to your liking. 
  • Stir in ricotta and top off with fresh mozzarella. Cover to melt cheese. 
  • Sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan and basil prior to serving. 
  • Season additionally as desired. 

Notes

Recipe serves roughly 4-6.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel