Quick Lasagna Skillet Dinner. This one-pot dinner is the perfect go-to weeknight meal. Browned sausage, bow tie pasta, and zesty tomato sauce make this the perfect menu addition.
It is comfort food season!
Give me all of the Pasta!
We lean toward my lasagna stuffed shell recipe when looking for a good belly warming dinner. It is tasty, loved, and… A little more work than I wanted.
Quick Lasagna Skillet Dinner.
It is a one-pot version of the shells. I took the recipe idea and made a few small adjustments.
Switch the shells for bow ties
Swap canned sauce for an easy homemade.
You could easily substitute other pasta varieties for the bow tie. We like this version simply because it appeals to my little six year old. A penne or ziti might be fun.
You could also get creative and swap the meat used. I like to use Italian sausage but we have been known to use ground hamburger in a pinch.
Quick Lasagna Skillet
- 1 lb Italian sausage or ground beef
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 28oz can diced tomatoes, Italian seasoned preferred
- 1 8oz can tomato sauce
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 12 oz bow tie pasta
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup mozzarella optional
- 1/2 cup ricotta
Heat your oil in a large skillet. Add you sausage and cook until browned. Add the garlic and cook one minute more.
Stir in the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, sugar, red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and pasta. Pour the water over the top and cover.
Simmer 20-25 minutes or until the pasta is tender.
Top with mozzarella and/or ricotta before serving.