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.