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30-Minute Skillet Lasagne Recipe | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

30-Minute Skillet Lasagne

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Servings 4 portions


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lb / 450g ground beef
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 8 ounces dried pasta
  • 4 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated cheese (such as gouda edam or cheddar)


  • Drizzle the olive oil into a large frying pan and place over a medium heat.
  • Chop the onion and garlic up finely. Place in the frying pan and cook for 5 minutes until they begin to soften.
  • Add in the ground beef and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour in the beef stock and red wine and stir.
  • Mix in the tomato puree, basil, oregano and white sugar. Stir thoroughly to ensure all the ingredients are well combined.
  • Stir in the dried pasta and increase the heat to high. Wait until the mixture begins to boil then reduce the heat to medium-low. Leave to simmer for around 15 minutes or until the pasta is cooked to your liking. Stir regularly to make sure the pasta doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • Dollop the cream cheese in 8 places on top of the skillet lasagne.
  • Sprinkle on the grated cheese and leave to cook for a final 5 minutes (without stirring) until the cheese has melted.
  • Scoop into individual bowls and serve immediately whilst hot.


I always use a 32cm/12inch non-stick Tefal frying pan to make this 30-minute skillet lasagne. You'll find the exact frying pan I use on Amazon.com, as well as on Amazon.co.uk.