Easy Skillet Lasagna

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 pound Spicy Bulk Sausage, Or ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Basil
  • Pinch of Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1, 15 ounce can Tomato Sauce
  • 1, 15-ounce can Beef Broth
  • 6 Lasagna Noodles, Broken
  • 2 cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Ricotta Cheese
  • Parmesan Cheese, For garnish, optional
  • Fresh Parsley, For garnish, optional

 

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DIRECTIONS

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  1. In a medium-sized skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the beef (or sausage) , and cook while breaking up with a wooden spoon until golden brown.
  3. Sprinkle in the salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, oregano, basil and red pepper flakes.
  4. Toast the spices in the meat for about 1 minute.
  5. Next, pour in the tomato sauce and beef broth.
  6. Bring the mixture to a gentle simmer.
  7. Break up the lasagna noodles into about 1” pieces. Stir the noodles into the pan so that they are all mostly covered with the sauce.
  8. Simmer the noodles, uncovered, until al dente, about 8 minutes or so.
  9. Turn then heat to low, and stir in the mozzarella.
  10. Dollop the ricotta on top.
  11. Carefully move the skillet to the table, and serve with Parmesan cheese for garnish. Enjoy!