Stove Top Skillet Lasagna!

The dog days of summer are almost over. With the kids going back to school, life is going to get a little more hectic. One way to make back to school a little less stressful is to plan easy meals that require very little clean up, like this Stove Top Skillet Lasagna from Sun Basket meal delivery. Made in one pan, no tuning on an oven required!
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Stove Top Skillet Lasagna


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Loaded with ground beef and pork, this hearty lasagna requires no oven or extra pans; the noodles and sauce both simmer together in one skillet on the stove. Then all you have to do is add cheese, cover with a lid and allow to “bake” on the cooktop. Full bellies, easy clean up, and everyone is happy!

Stove Top Skillet Lasagna


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The Recipe: Stove Top Skillet Lasagna!

What you will need and side dish suggestion:  You will need a medium sized skillet. Serve with my Caesar Salad.

Stove Top Skillet Lasagna!
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Loaded with ground beef and pork, this hearty lasagna requires no oven nor extra pans; the noodles and sauce both simmer together in one skillet on the stove. Then all you have to do is add cheese, cover with a lid and allow to "bake" on the cooktop. Full bellies, easy clean up, and everyone is happy!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: kid-friendly recipes, weeknight dinner
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Sun Basket Meal Delivery
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 5 ounces ground beef
  • 5 ounces ground pork
  • 6 ounces lasagna noodles (your favorite, if using gluten free you may need to adjust cooking time)
  • ½ teaspoon red chili flakes optional
  • 2 cups pasta sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • Zest of 1/2 a lemon
  • ¼ pound fresh mozzarella
  • ½ cup fresh ricotta
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  • 8 leaves Fresh basil
Prep the onion, ground meat, and lasagna noodles:
  1. Peel and finely chop the yellow onion.
  2. Cut off a small corner of the ground beef packaging and drain off any excess liquid. Transfer to a plate and pat dry with a paper towel. Repeat with the ground pork.
  3. Break the lasagna noodles in half or into thirds.
Cook the sauce and noodles:
  1. In a large frying pan over medium heat, warm 1 tablespoon oil until hot but not smoking. Add the onion, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in as many chile flakes as you like and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the beef and pork, season generously with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring to break up the meat, until browned but not yet cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the lasagna noodles, marinara sauce, and 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, gently pressing the noodles into the sauce as they start to soften. Cover and cook, gently tossing the noodles with the sauce occasionally, until the noodles are tender, 18 to 20 minutes. While the sauce and noodles cook, prepare the remaining ingredients.
Prep the mozzarella-ricotta mixture:
  1.  Zest half of the lemon and place into a small bowl. 
  2. Tear the mozzarella into small pieces.
  3. To the small bowl with the lemon zest, add the mozzarella and ricotta and stir until well combined.
Finish the lasagna:
  1. Layer the mozzarella-ricotta mixture on top of the lasagna. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Drizzle with a little olive oil. Reduce to a low simmer, cover, and cook until the cheeses melt, 6 to 8 minutes. Season with pepper. Remove from the heat and let rest, covered, for about 5 minutes before serving.
While the lasagna rests, prepare the garnish:
  1. Strip the basil leaves from the stems; tear the leaves. After lasagna has rested, garnish and serve 
Kids Can:
  1. Break the lasagna noodles
  2. Juice the lemon half
  3. Tear the mozzarella
  4. Stir the mozzarella-ricotta blend
  5. Prep the basil 


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13 thoughts on “Stove Top Skillet Lasagna!

  1. I never make lasagna because of how much work is involved. However, I have been wanting to try a stove-top version, and this one sounds delish! I actually have a box of lasagna noodles in my pantry right now that I’ve been needing to use!

  2. 5 stars
    Skillet meals are the best! I haven’t tried a lasagna skillet yet but now I’m definitely going to, thanks for sharing your recipe.

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