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skillet lasagna

One-Skillet 30 Minute Lasagna

This is a family favorite at my house - creamy, hearty and delicious - and only one dish to clean!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey or beef
  • 1 tsp salt & pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 25oz jar spaghetti/pasta sauce
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 package oven-ready lasagna noodles, broken into 2-3" pieces (about 10 sheets)
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 5-6 fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan


  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add ground meat, all spices and brown. Drain excess liquid.
  • Stir in jar of pasta sauce, then stir in water. Bring to a boil.
  • With broken pieces of noodles, tuck them into the meat sauce, all around and in the middle to form layers. Turn down heat to medium-low, and cook uncovered for about 10 minutes until noodles have softened.
  • Add ricotta cheese in dollops all over skillet. Cover and cook for additional 5-10 minutes until melted.
  • Take off heat, sprinkle with parmesan cheese and add torn basil leaves on top.