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45 MINUTE LASAGNA

One skillet lasagna, ready in 45 minutes!
Course Main dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 33 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Joe, adapted from America's Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 28 oz . can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 oz . water
  • 1 small to medium onion , diced
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound bulk , mild Italian sausage
  • 10 lasagna noodles , broken into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 15 oz . container ricotta cheese
  • 3 tbsp fresh chopped basil

Instructions

  • Heat oil on medium in a 12 inch skillet. Add onion and salt and cook until the onion just starts to brown, (6 minutes)
  • Stir in garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes. cook 30 seconds.
  • Add ground, bulk sausage and cook until no longer pink, (4-5 minutes).
  • Add pasta pieces on top of the meat.
  • Cover pasta with tomatoes and tomato sauce and 4 oz water, reduce heat to simmer and cover the skillet.
  • Stir occasionally until the pasta is cooked through, (20 minutes)
  • Remove from heat and stir in Parmesan cheese then sprinkle with mozzarella and place heaping tablespoons of ricotta on the sauce. Cover for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with the chopped basil then serve.