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Skillet Lasagna

An easy lasagna; you don’t even have to turn on your oven! Enjoy with a side salad and seasonal fruit.

Recipe Source: https://www.myplate.gov/recipes/supplementalnutrition- assistance-program-snap/skillet-lasagna


  • 8 ounces lasagna noodles (or 4 cups of any other type of pasta, uncooked)
  • 1 container of ricotta cheese, part-skim, 15 ounces (or cottage cheese)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce, low-sodium (24 ounces)
  • 1 package frozen spinach, thawed & squeezed dry (10 ounces, or chopped broccoli)
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, part-skim shredded


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Cook the noodles as directed on the package. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the ricotta cheese (or cottage cheese), 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning.
  4. Spray a large skillet well with cooking spray. Do NOT place skillet on heat until all ingredients are in skillet.
  5. Spread half of the jar of sauce in skillet. Top with half the cooked noodles (4 lasagna noodles).
  6. Spread half of the cheese mixture over the noodles. Top with half the spinach or broccoli.
  7. Sprinkle half the mozzarella cheese over the vegetables.
  8. Repeat with the remaining noodles, the remaining cheese mixture, the remaining vegetables, the remaining sauce, and the remaining mozzarella cheese.
  9. Sprinkle with the rest of the Parmesan cheese. Cover.
  10. Turn on the stove top to medium-low until the cheese is melted (approximately 20 minutes). Allow to stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  11. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours. Eat within 3 to 5 days.
Serving Size: 1/2 of quesadilla
Total Fat14 g
Saturated Fat7 g
Cholesterol38 mg
Sodium377 mg
Total Carbohydrate37 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Total Sugars6 g
Added Sugars included1 g
Protein22 g
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