Tuesday, January 26, 2016

{Recipe Files}: One Pot Lasagna Soup

I promised I'd share this recipe with you all when I talked about it last week and boy are you in for a treat!
This lasagna soup is delicious, decadent, hearty and downright EASY. Perfect for these Winter nights! It looks like a long list, but it's not that bad and you probably have a few of these items at home. I promise, it's worth it!
What You Need:

-1 pound lean ground beef (or ground turkey)
-1 small yellow onion, diced
-4-5 garlic cloves (I did 4)
-1/4-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
-24 oz jar pasta sauce
-6-8 cups low sodium chicken broth
-14 oz can crushed tomatoes
-2 tablespoons tomato paste
-2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
-1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
-1 tablespoon dried basil
-1 teaspoon dried parsley
-1 teaspoon dried oregano
-1 whole bay leaf
-1 teaspoon salt
-1/2 teaspoon pepper
-10 uncooked lasagna noodles, broken into approx. 1-2 inch pieces*
-1/2 cup heavy cream (optional--I recommend it)
*Toppings: mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, ricotta (I used parm and mozzarella because I hate ricotta cheese)
What You Do:
1. Heat a large pot over medium heat; add the beef (or turkey) and onion, and cook until browned. Drain excess fat. 

2. Add garlic and red pepper and cook for another 30 seconds to a minute.

3. Add in the pasta sauce, 6 cups of chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, balsamic, sugar, basil, parsley, oregano, bay leaf, salt and pepper and lasagna noodles. Cook until pasta noodles are cooked through (about 20-30 minutes).
4. Discard the bay leaf. Add in the heavy cream if you're using it (I recommend it). 
5. Dole out the servings and top each with desired cheese toppings. I chose mozzarella and parmesan!
Enjoy!!

27 comments:

  1. Just pinned to make this soon!! I love that it only uses one pot!! Bye bye dishes!! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  2. I will be saving this one for later. Thanks for sharing!

    Christina :: Simple and Delish

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  3. This looks so good! I bet my crowd would love this! I will have to add it to our rotation. Thanks for sharing!
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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  4. I've been so excited for you to share this soup after your snaps! Definitely pinning <3
    Green Fashionista

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  5. girl i was waiting for this! haha it looks so good. marking this down for later!

    xoxo cheshire kat

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  6. Oh this would have been AMAZING during this long, snowy weekend...will definitely have to try it on another chilly night soon!

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  7. This recipe is dying to be de-virginize my stock pot!

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  8. This soup looks like a perfect dinner for a cold night! YUM!

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  9. This sounds delicious! Perfect weather for it!

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  10. This sounds and looks so delicious! I love lasagna, but it's always so hard to make! I love how this recipe makes lasagna easier, but also turns it into a soup which is perfect for the cold weather!

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  11. Ok this sounds delicious, pasta and soup...my two favorite wintertime foods!

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  12. Yay! I'm so glad you're sharing this. It looks SO GOOD.

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  13. This recipe is so perfect for wintertime.. thanks so much for sharing I can't wait to try it!

    theritzyglitzy.com

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  14. Thanks so much for sharing this awesome recipe!!

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  15. Looks soo good! I will have to try it out soon! I haven't had lasagna in forever and in the form of a soup is perfect for this weather!

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  16. You have the best recipes!! Lasagna is one of my favorite foods and I can't wait to try it in soup form! Yum!

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  17. I saw this recipe somewhere yesterday and wanted to make it. Now I am definitely making it. Thanks for sharing. It looks AMAZING!

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  18. That looks so good and I would probably inhale the whole bowl!

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  19. This looks delicious! Have you ever tried it in the slow cooker? I may have to test that out!

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  20. seriously, this looks SO good. totally perfect for the weather!

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  21. MMM this soup is delicious! Why did I read this on an empty stomach. Such a great meal for cold winter nights cannot wait to try it:)

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  22. Yum yum yum! Adding this to my winter foods list. :)

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  23. YUM! If Derek and I both had to pick a favorite winter meal it would probably be lasagna and we're also obsessed with soups! I've had recipes like this pinned for so long and keep meaning to try - looks so good!

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