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Easy skillet lasagna with cheese pull
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Easy Skillet Lasagna

30 minute Skillet Lasagna cooks all in one pan! Ground beef tomato sauce + 3 kinds of cheese. All the taste of labor intensive classic lasagna without the work!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: lasagna, easy lasagna recipe, skillet lasagna
Servings: 4


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic grated
  • 2 teaspoons dry Italian seasoning
  • 24 ounce jar marinara + 1/2 cup water added to jar
  • 14 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 box oven ready lasagna sheets ONLY USE HALF OF THE BOX
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded and divided
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped and divided

Ricotta Topping:

  • 8 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • parsley


  • In a small bowl, blend the ricotta, parmesan cheese, 2 tablespoons of parsley and a pinch of salt then refrigerate until the Skillet Lasagna is ready.
  • Add the olive oil to a large oven-safe skillet then crumble in the ground beef and season with salt and pepper. Add the chopped onions and grate in the garlic then cook until the beef is no longer pink.
  • Pour in the jar of marinara then add 1/2 cup of water to the marinara jar to get the last of it out adding the water to the skillet. Fold in the can of diced tomatoes then stir to combine everything.
  • Break the lasagna sheets into pieces (REMEMBER ONLY USE HALF OF THE SHEETS) then add them to the sauce. Cover and simmer over low heat stirring occasionally 10-14 minutes or until tender. 
  • Blend half of the shredded mozzarella and the rest of the parsley into the lasagna then top with the remaining mozzarella. Transfer to the oven and broil 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Serve hot topped with a dollop of ricotta along with salad or warm bread.