Skillet Lasagna


Make this easy, indulgent-tasting skillet lasagna with extra-lean ground beef, ground turkey, or ground chicken breast.

Total Time:
30 mins
5 cups


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 8 ounce ground turkey or extra-lean ground beef (93% lean)*

  • ¾ cup chopped green, red, or yellow sweet pepper

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 23.5 ounce jar light traditional-flavored pasta sauce, such as Prego Heart Smart

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 cup packaged sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 3 cup dried wide egg noodles

  • ½ cup light ricotta cheese

  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan or Romano cheese

  • ½ teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed

  • ½ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (2 oz.)


  1. Coat an extra-large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat skillet over medium heat. Cook beef, sweet pepper, onion, and garlic until meat is browned; stirring to break up meat as it cooks. Drain off any fat. Stir in pasta sauce and water. Bring to boiling. Add mushrooms and uncooked noodles; stir to separate noodles. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and gently boil about 10 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.

  2. Meanwhile, in a bowl stir together ricotta, Parmesan, and Italian seasoning. Drop cheese mixture by spoonfuls into 10 small mounds (about 1 tablespoon each) on top pasta mixture in skillet. Sprinkle each mound with mozzarella. Reduce heat to low. Cook, covered, 4 to 5 minutes or until cheese mixture is heated and mozzarella is melted. Serve immediately.


Ground turkey breast and ground chicken breast are great alternatives to extra-lean ground beef.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

315 Calories
9g Fat
37g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 315
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 556mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 23mg 115%
Calcium 164mg 13%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Potassium 846mg 18%
Folate, total 69mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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