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Easy One Pot Skillet Lasagna

This Easy One Pot Skillet Lasagna is a great alternative to regular lasagna. This is truly a family favorite-tasty and easy to whip up for any night of the week!

Makes  5 (1 heaping cup servings)

If you love a good low pasta dish, you may also want to try my:

 Cream Cheese Chicken Lasagna  

 Easy Creamy Chicken with Noodles

two ingredient dough garlic butter breadsticks 

What ingredients do I need to make this One Pot Easy Lasagna Skillet?

  • Lean ground beef– I love using 96% lean ground beef. You could substitute the lean ground beef for ground turkey or chicken, if you desire.
  • Uncooked “no yolk” egg noodles or whole grain egg noodles
  • No sugar added Prego Italian Sauce or you can save 2 SmartPoints per serving if you replace it with my  Zero Point Marinara Sauce 
  • Fat free ricotta cheese- I find the fat free ricotta at my local Walmart store. If you can’t locate the fat free ricotta cheese-you can use part-skim ricotta cheese, for additional points. 
  • Light shredded mozzarella cheese- I like to use Pantry Market light mozzarella from Target 
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Minced onion
  • Dried parsley

How do I make this One Pot Easy Lasagna Skillet?

Spray a large skillet with non stick cooking spray.

Cook beef or meat and minced onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink.

Stir in marinara sauce, noodles and water.

In a small bowl, combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.

Fold in the mozzarella cheese.

Using a tablespoon drop cheese mixture by the spoonful over cooked pasta.  

 Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until cheeses slightly melt.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. 96% lean ground beef 
  • 1 tsp minced dry onions
  • 5 oz. uncooked “no yolk” egg noodles or whole wheat pasta egg noodles
  • 1 cup water 
  • 2 cups no sugar added Prego Italian Sauce or you can save 2 points per serving if you replace jarred spaghetti sauce with my Zero Point Marinara Sauce 
  • 1/2 cup fat free ricotta cheese or part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 oz. light shredded mozzarella cheese 
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:

  1. Spray a large skillet with non stick cooking spray, cook beef or sausage and minced onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink. Stir in marinara sauce, noodles and water.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer, covered for 6-8 minutes until noodles are tender. Stirring occasionally.  
  3. In a small bowl, combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, and parsley. Then fold in mozzarella cheese.
  4. Using a tablespoon drop cheese mixture by the spoonful over cooked pasta.  Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until cheeses slightly melt.

Makes  5 (1 heaping cup servings)

7 Points® per serving if using zero point marinara sauce and whole grain “no egg” yolk noodles

8 Points® per serving if using zero point marinara sauce and “no egg” yolk noodles

9 Points® per serving if using jarred marinara sauce

How do I track this recipe in my WW app? 

Click the link below to go to the recipe builder. You’ll first need to sign into your WW account and then the recipe builder will upload. Be sure to edit the recipe with any ingredients that you use that are different. The recipe builder is the most accurate way to create, obtain, and track the Points®

*The recipe builder link only works for WW members located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, you’ll need to access the WW app manually to create the recipe in the recipe builder. 

Yield: 5

Easy One Pot Skillet Lasagna

Easy One Pot Skillet Lasagna

This Easy One Pot Skillet Lasagna is a great alternative to regular lasagna. This is truly a family favorite-tasty and easy to whip up for any night of the week!

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes 8 seconds
Total Time 25 minutes 8 seconds

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. 96% lean ground beef 
  • 1 tsp minced dry onions
  • 5 oz.  uncooked "no yolk" egg noodles or whole grain pasta
  • 1 cup water 
  • 2 cups no sugar added Prego Italian Sauce or you can save 2 points per serving if you replace it with my Zero Point Marinara Sauce 
  • 1/2 cup fat free ricotta cheese or part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 oz. light shredded mozzarella cheese- I use Pantry Market light mozzarella cheese from Target
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Spray a large skillet with non stick cooking spray, cook beef or sausage and minced onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink. Stir in marinara sauce, noodles and water.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer, covered for 6-8 minutes until noodles are tender. Stirring occasionally. 
  3. In a small bowl, combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, and parsley. Then fold in mozzarella cheese.
  4. Using a tablespoon drop cheese mixture by the spoonful over cooked pasta. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until cheeses slightly melt.
  5. Remove from heat. Enjoy

Makes 5 (1 heaping cup) servings

  • 7 Points® per serving if using zero point marinara sauce and whole grain “no egg” yolk noodles
  • 8 Points® per serving if using zero point marinara sauce and “no egg” yolk noodles
  • 9 Points® per serving if using jarred marinara sauce

How do I track this recipe in my WW app? Click the link below to go to the recipe builder. You'll first need to sign into your WW account and then the recipe builder will upload. Be sure to edit the recipe with any ingredients that you use that are different. The recipe builder is the most accurate way to create, obtain, and track the Points®

Notes

    Smartpoints: GREEN: 9 Smart Points using no sugar added Prego Italian sauce or 7 Smart Points if you use my Zero Point Marinara sauce BLUE: 9 Smart Points using no sugar added Prego Italian sauce or 7 Smart Points if you use my Zero Point Marinara sauce Purple: 4 Smart Points per serving if using whole grain pasta and my zero point marinara sauce, 6 SmartPoints if using whole grain pasta and no sugar added Prego sauce, or 7 Smart Points if you using no yolk noodles and my Zero Point Marinara sauce

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

5

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 323Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 58mgSodium: 529mgCarbohydrates: 29gNet Carbohydrates: 26gFiber: 3gSugar: 6gProtein: 32g

The SmartPoint values and nutritional information is estimated and figured based off the brand of ingredients listed in the recipe using the WW app. The SmartPoint values may vary depending on the brand of ingredients used. To calculate the Smartpoint value on a recipe you will need to enter the ingredients in the WW app manually by creating a recipe using the recipe builder. The WW app does not recognize the zero point ingredients in recipes and will calculate it based only off the nutritional information; which will not be accurate.

 

Shannon

Tuesday 19th of July 2022

I want to try this, but I wanted to add fresh garlic, onion, zucchini, spinach, and mushrooms. Have you tried to add more veggies to it?

Janelle

Wednesday 22nd of June 2022

Each serving is a generous portion of yummy goodness!!

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