Skillet Lasagna

by Gretchen Collins
(Pampered Chef Consultant Lake Zurich, IL)

From Pampered Chef 29 Minutes to Dinner

1 jar (24-26 oz) marinara sauce
3 cups water
1 lb bulk hot Italian sausage
8 oz. lasagna noodles
2 garlic cloves, pressed
2 oz Parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley, divided
1 cup fresh ricotta cheese
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
Additional grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

1. Combine sauce and water in a 12 in. skillet. Cover;bring to a boil.
2. Meanwhile, wrap noodles in a clean kitchen towel and break crosswise into quarters. Stir noodles into sauce. Cover;reduce heat and simmer 16-18 minutes or until noodles are tender, stirring occasionally.
3. As noodles cook, place sausage into 10 in. skillet;cook and stir over med-high heat 6-8 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink, breaking into crumbles. Add pressed garlic; cook 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir sausage into noodles and sauce.
4. Meanwhile, grate Parmesan cheese(could use pre-grated cheese as well). Chop parsley; set aside 1 tbsp for garnish. Combine cheeses, remaining parsley and black pepper in a bowl. Scoop cheese mixture over noodles. Cover skillet and simmer gently 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted and ricotta mixture is heated through.
5. To serve, sprinkle lasagna with reserved parsley and additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Yield: 6 servings

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May 27, 2011
One of a our weeknight staples
by: Sara Wolf

This is our favorite recipe for quick week night meals. I've been making it for years (former PC consultant!) and we never get tired of it!
It's one of the recipes that we rotate in on a regular basis!

Jul 29, 2010

This one sounds great, I will have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing!

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