Lasagna Soup
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
All the best flavors of lasagna...without the extra time in assembling it as a casserole! If you want to take this a step further, you could add a dollop of ricotta cheese or cottage cheese as a garnish and stir in into the soup to add a touch of lasagna tang and creaminess. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - green bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 - cup(s) beef broth
  • 2 - Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 6 - lasagna noodles**
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - shredded Parmesan cheese**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open and drain the can of diced tomatoes and crushed tomatoes.
  2. Seed and chop the green bell pepper.
  3. In a large saucepan, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to saucepan. Stir in the chopped bell pepper, diced tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, beef broth and Italian seasoning and bring to bubbling.
  4. Break the lasagna noodles into 2-inch pieces and float them into the soup. Cook, uncovered, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lasagna noodles are cooked. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Lasagna Soup with shredded Parmesan cheese garnish and side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Let cool.
  2. Seed and chop 2 green bell peppers.
  3. Open and drain 2 cans each of diced tomatoes and crushed tomatoes.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • 1 - 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 - 15 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • Half of the chopped bell peppers
  • 2 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • Do NOT freeze the broken lasagna noodles.

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring all of the contents of the baggie into large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to bubbling and add broken lasagna noodles and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until softened.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when omit the garnish.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when made with gluten-free lasagna or other gluten-free pasta.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Lasagna Soup

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add contents of baggie to large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to bubbling and then add the broken lasagna noodles and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until lasagna is soft. Garnish with shredded Parmesan cheese.
Serve with salad.

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