Tuesday, September 30, 2014

35 Minute Skillet Lasagna


Think you don't have time to make a great dinner?
Think again!

In 35 minutes or less you can make this
awesomely delicious one pan Skillet Lasagna!
No kidding.


Let's put 35 minutes on the clock, shall we?

In a LARGE skillet, this one is 14"...
brown and crumble your meat...in this case,
ground turkey and bulk Italian sausage.
At this time also add the garlic, onion, and salt to taste.



While the meat is cooking, assemble your cheese ingredients.



25 minutes: When the meat is done, stir in spaghetti sauce and water.
Add the extra spices now if you are going to.
Dump in your noodles, stir and make sure they're all covered with sauce.
Cook according to noodle box instructions.



Meanwhile...stir together your ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses.
Then mix in the fresh ground pepper, parsley, and salt to taste.
Don't forget to stir the noodles occasionally.



15 minutes: Drop the cheese mixture in small clumps all
over your noodle/sauce/meat concoction.
Sprinkle with extra mozzarella if so desired.


10 minutes: Set heat on lowest setting, or turn off...
cover and let sit 10 minutes until all the cheese has melted.


0 minutes: Remove the lid and dig in!



Skillet Lasagna
click here for a printable version (print page link at bottom of page)
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 lb bulk ground Italian sausage
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced, pressed, smushed (or 2 tsp jar or dried for faster service)
  • 1 tbsp dried, minced onions.
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce (I use Classico roasted tomato and garlic.  NO added sugar...tastes YUMMY!)
  • 3 cups water
  • 8-10 oz. broken lasagna noodles OR mini bowtie pasta...it works perfectly!!!
  • 1 1/2 tsp each dried basil, oregano, and thyme, optional
  • 1 cup whole ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, extra for sprinkling
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • salt to taste
  1. In a LARGE skillet,brown and crumble your meat. At this time also add the garlic, onion, and salt to taste. While the meat is cooking, assemble your cheese ingredients.
  2. When the meat is done, stir in spaghetti sauce and water. Add the extra spices now if you are going to. Dump in your noodles, stir and make sure they're all covered with sauce. Cook according to noodle box instructions...about 9-10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile...stir together your ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses. Then mix in the fresh ground pepper, parsley, and salt to taste. Don't forget to stir the noodles occasionally.
  4. When the noodle timer goes off, drop the cheese mixture in small clumps all over your noodle/sauce/meat concoction. Sprinkle with extra mozzarella if so desired. Set heat on lowest setting, or turn off...cover with the lid...and let sit 10 minutes so the cheese can melt.
  5. Remove the lid and dig in!


This recipe makes a BUNCH!
But it's good for leftovers, too.
A tasty homemade dinner in less than 35 minutes.
I told you it could be done...but I bet you didn't believe me.
Sorry, I can't help with the clean up.
:)

6 comments:

  1. Love your fabulous recipe. Stopping by from Moonlight and Mason jars to pin. I would be honored if you would consider sharing your delicious post on Foodie Fridays where I am co-hosting. The party starts Thursday 9 pm Est. Hope to see you there.
    Blessings,
    Shari
    http://puregracefarms.com/

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  2. This looks delicious and so much easier than traditional lasagna. Thanks for sharing it at Fluster's Creative Muster. PINNED

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  3. Kelly, what a great idea and an easy way to simplify lasagna. Love it. It also looks simply delicious!!

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  4. This looks delicious. We love lasagna at our house and this would be a nice, easy change from the traditional. Pinned!

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  5. What an awesome idea!! My daughter loves lasagna...I would definitely try this! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Foodie Fridays!

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  6. PINNED!! Best wishes, Linda Crafts a l aMode

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