Easy Skillet Lasagna Recipe



– 1 lb. ground beef (you can also use ground turkey) – 2 Tbsp. dried minced onion – 1 tsp. minced garlic, or about 2 cloves, minced – 1 (15 oz. can) tomato sauce, no sugar added is ideal – 1 (15 oz. can) diced tomatoes – 2 tsp. Italian seasoning – 1 tsp. garlic salt – 1/2 tsp. onion powder – 1/2 tsp. ground pepper – 2 c. water – 8 oz. bowtie pasta (or any other medium sized pasta) – 1 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese – 1 c. ricotta cheese – Fresh Italian flat leaf parsley and/or basil for topping and serving


Step 1

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the ground beef. While it is cooking add in the minced onion and garlic. Brown completely and drain off any excess fat.

Step 2

Continue to heat the skillet over medium-high heat and add in the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, uncooked pasta, Italian herbs, garlic salt and onion powder. Stir well to combine and add in the water.

Step 3

Bring the ingredients to a simmer, and then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover skillet, and cook on medium-low heat for 10-12 minutes or until pasta is cooked to al dente.

Step 4

Once pasta is cooked, add in dollops of ricotta cheese and the shredded mozzarella. Cover the skillet with a lid, and let the cheeses melt, continue to simmer on low for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Step 5

Serve with shredded Parmesan cheese and a sprinkling of Italian parsley or basil, if desired.