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One-Pot Sausage Lasagna

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One-Pot Sausage Lasagna
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 8
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Lasagna has never been easier! This quick riff on the classic pasta bake starts in your Dutch oven -- and stays there -- for a meaty, cheesy delight you’ll want to make again and again.
Updated Sep 29, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 container (15 oz) whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 jar (26 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato basil pasta sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 lb bulk mild Italian sausage
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 oz no-boil lasagna noodles, broken in 3 pieces (from 8-oz package)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. In medium bowl, mix ricotta and mozzarella cheeses; set aside.
  • 2
    Place pasta sauce in large bowl; set aside. In 5-quart ovenproof Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook sausage, onion, salt and pepper in butter 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until sausage is cooked through and onion softens; drain. Stir sausage mixture into sauce in bowl.
  • 3
    Spread 2 cups sauce mixture in bottom of same Dutch oven. Top with one-third of the lasagna noodles. Top with half of the ricotta mixture. Pour 1 cup of the reserved sauce mixture over ricotta mixture. Top with another one-third of the lasagna noodles. Top with remaining ricotta mixture. Top with remaining lasagna noodles, then top with remaining sauce mixture. Top with Parmesan cheese.
  • 4
    Cover; bake 15 minutes. Remove cover; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until pasta is tender and mixture is browned on edges. Top with basil.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Tuck in any little broken pieces of lasagna noodles with the rest of the broken noodles.
  • tip 2
    Need a little heat? Opt for spicy Italian sausage.

Nutrition

480 Calories, 29g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 27g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
260
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
15g
74%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
1350mg
56%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
8g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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