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Lasagna in a large skillet with a wooden spoon and salad in a wooden bowl.

One Skillet Stove Top Lasagna

  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper (1 small bell pepper)
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion (about 1/2 of a medium yellow onion)
  • 1 (8-ounce) package sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar or can of traditional pasta sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 6 ounces “oven ready” lasagna noodles (1/2 of a 12-ounce package), each noodle broken into thirds
  • 2 cups water
  • 11/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2/3 cups ricotta cheese
  • Fresh chopped parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat, cook hamburger (crumbling hamburger as it cooks), onion bell pepper and mushrooms until hamburger is no longer pink, about 6-7 minutes. Drain off excess fat.
  2. Stir in pasta sauce and Italian seasoning. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to a simmer. Add lasagna noodles and water. Stir to combine and coat lasagna noodles with sauce mixture.  Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer until lasagna noodles are tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat. Gently stir in the Parmesan cheese and 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese, being careful not to tear noodles.
  5. Top with the remaining 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, evenly top with ricotta cheese. Sprinkle with parsley if desired.


Adapted from Damn Delicious

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Simmer
  • Cuisine: Italian

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