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If you love lasagna you’ll dig this hearty soup version minus all the fuss, perfect for a cozy weeknight dinner, ready in under 40 minutes.
If there’s one dish my kids and I can agree on is lasagna! Basically any baked pasta will do. However, do you ever find yourself craving lasagna but dreading the layering, baking, and waiting? Enter this genius Lasagna Soup recipe! It’s the taste of your favorite Italian dish but in a bowl.
Trust me, this simple pasta recipe going to be your go-to for those weeknights when you’re looking for something hearty and flavorful but just don’t have the time to whip up a traditional lasagna. And the best part? You can have it ready in just about 40 minutes. Check out the full recipe below.
Lasagna Soup Equipment
Large stock pot
Measuring Cups and Spoons
Prep time: 7 min
Cook time: 30-35 min
Total: 40 mins
Yield: 8-10 servings
Lasagna Soup Ingredients
1 lb lean ground beef
1 lb sweet Italian sausage
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp onion powder
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tbsp garlic powder
2 tsp black pepper
½ tsp salt
15 oz crushed tomatoes
15 oz tomato sauce
3-4 cups chicken broth
½ heavy cream
½ lb-1lb lasagna noodle, uncooked, broken)
Ricotta Topping: (optional)
8 oz ricotta cheese
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup parmesan, fresh, shredded
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp dried oregano
In a large stock pot, over medium heat, brown the meat, drain if you need too.
Add tomato paste, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, black pepper and salt.
Stir to coat the browned meat well.
Add in crushed tomatoes and tomato sauce, stirring well.
Add in the chicken broth (for a soupy consistency add 4 cups, for more of baked lasagna feel, add 3 cups).
Add in the heavy cream and broken lasagna noodles.
Bring to a boil, siting frequently.
Once it begins to bubble, reduce heat to medium and continue to stir occasionally for 10-15 mins until the noodles have cooked.
To make the ricotta topping, simply add everything to a bowl and stir.
Top the soup with the cheese mixture and enjoy.
You can use group turkey or ground chicken
If you like spicy lasagna, use a hot sausage and add red pepper flakes
If your family loves anything pasta this lasagna soup will be a win and something you can make with readily available ingredients like lasagna noodles, broth and tomato sauce. Pair it with a hearty green salad to round out the perfect fall or winter dinner!
Lasagna Soup Recipe
- Large stock pot
- Wooden Spoon
- Measuring Cups and Spoons
- 1 lb lean ground beef
- 1 lb sweet Italian sausage
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 1 tbsp onion powder
- 1 tbsp dried oregano
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp black pepper
- ½ tsp salt
- 5 oz crushed tomatoes
- 15 oz tomato sauce
- 3-4 cups chicken broth
- ½ heavy cream
- ½ lb-1lb lasagna noodle, uncooked, broken)
Ricotta Topping (Optional)
- 8 oz ricotta cheese
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 cup parmesan, fresh, shredded
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- In a large stock pot, over medium heat, brown the meat, drain if you need too.Add tomato paste, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, black pepper and salt.Stir to coat the browned meat well.
- Add in crushed tomatoes and tomato sauce, stirring well.Add in the chicken broth (for a soupy consistency add 4 cups, for more of baked lasagna feel, add 3 cups).
- Add in the heavy cream and broken lasagna noodles.Bring to a boil, siting frequently.Once it begins to bubble, reduce heat to medium and continue to stir occasionally for 10-15 mins until the noodles have cooked.
- To make the ricotta topping, simply add everything to a bowl and stir.Top the soup with the cheese mixture and enjoy.
Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.