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Skillet Lasagna

My husband loves this dish. It's easy, and helps promote the milk, cheese and beef products we produce on our farm. It makes a super supper. —Lucinda Walker, Somerset, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Cook: 40 min. + standing
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) spaghetti sauce with mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 6 lasagna noodles, cooked and rinsed
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Torn fresh basil leaves, optional

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, brown beef, onion and pepper; drain if necessary. Stir in spaghetti sauce, oregano and basil. Simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes.
  • In a 10-in. cast-iron or other heavy skillet, spread 1/4 cup of the meat sauce. Top with 3 noodles, cutting to fit as needed. Layer with half of the remaining sauce and half of the mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Top with remaining noodles, meat sauce and Parmesan.
  • Cover and heat on medium for 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low; cook for 35 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and let stand for 10 minutes with cover ajar. If desired, sprinkle with torn fresh basil leaves.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 395 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 842mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 31g protein.

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