Creamy Skillet Lasagna

Lasagna's a family favorite, and this one's all mixed up! One pan, no separate cooking of the noodles, no layering and no baking make it extra easy.

  • prep time 50 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
2
garlic cloves, minced
6
oz. (3 cups) uncooked mini lasagna noodles (mafalda)
1
(26 to 28-oz.) jar tomato and basil pasta sauce
1 1/2 cups water
1
(12-oz.) container low-fat cottage cheese
1
(8-oz.) pkg. 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup sliced green onions
1
tablespoon dried parsley flakes
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef, onion and garlic over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Add uncooked noodles, pasta sauce and water; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 15 to 17 minutes or until noodles are of desired doneness and liquid is absorbed.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine cottage cheese, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, green onions and parsley flakes; mix well.
  • 4 Spoon cottage cheese mixture evenly over cooked beef and noodle mixture. Sprinkle with Italian cheese blend. Cover; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is thoroughly heated. Remove from heat. Uncover; let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
    Calories
    645
    (
    Calories from Fat
    290),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    32g
    32%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    1210mg
    1210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    51g
    51%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    38g
    38%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    16%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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