Easy Dinner Recipe: Creamy Skillet Lasagna

February 5, 2014

This quick and easy dinner has the flavors of a traditional lasagna but without all the effort. No need to boil the pasta first! Simply cook up ground turkey in a large skillet with tomatoes and seasonings, then add the pasta with a bit of water, then cover and simmer until tender. Add cheese at the end and stir until it's all combined into a creamy one-skillet delight! Thanks to Pick Fresh Foods for this tasty lasagna recipe!

Creamy Skillet Lasagna
Submitted to Foodista by Pick Fresh Foods
Serves 4-6

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
½ cup white onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 lb ground turkey
1 (14.5 oz) can petite diced tomatoes
1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
2 tbsp tomato paste
½ tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
¼ tsp red pepper flakes
½ tsp kosher salt
½ lb campenelle (bell-shaped) pasta
4 cups water
3 oz Boursin garlic & herb cheese, crumbled
½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 tbsp fresh basil, sliced

In a large skillet sauté onions in olive oil until soft. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant.

Add ground turkey and brown. Drain off any liquid.

Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and balsamic vinegar. Stir to combine with browned meat.

Add seasonings and pasta. Cover with water and gently stir to submerge noodles.

Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to a medium low. Simmer for 20 minutes or until pasta is tender.

Uncover and stir in Boursin cheese. Top with mozzarella cheese. With burner off, let stand for a few minutes to melt cheese.

Sprinkle with fresh basil and serve.