Did you know that today was National Lasagna Day? Neither did I until a friend of mine told me! Thanks to her, I was able to plan appropriately and ensure we had lasagne for dinner today! Being at work all day, I didn’t have time to make an actual one, but I made one of our favourite recipes. Skillet lasagna!
1 jar of marinara (or tomato sauce)
3 cups water
8oz lasagne noodles, broken up into pieces
1 lb italian sausage, casings removed.
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
2 tbsp fresh parsley
1 cup ricotta (I normally use lower fat cottage cheese. works fine!)
1/2 low fat mozarrella, shredded
Freshly ground pepper
Extra grated parmesan cheese
Combine sauce and water in a large skillet and bring to a boil. Add lasagne noodles and cook until tender.
While the noodles cook, cook sausage over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Break the meat into crumbles as you go. Add garlic and cook for another minute. Remove from heat and add to sauce and noodles.
Combine parmesan, ricotta and mozzarella cheeses, parsley and pepper and scoop onto skillet and simmer until cheeses are melted.
Serve and sprinkle with extra cheese and parsley.