Lasagna Soup has the same great taste as the classic dish but without all the work! This comforting cheesy soup is full of pasta, beef, and tomatoes and is ready in less than an hour.
Keyword: Lasagna Soup
Author: Garnish and Glaze
115 ouncecan crushed tomatoes
115 ouncecan petite diced tomatoes
8ounceslasagna noodles, broken in pieces
For the Toppings:
1cupMozzarella cheese, shredded
Basil or Italian parsley
Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and let it sear for 2-3 minutes, flip, let it sear another 2 minutes, and then continue to cook and break into crumbles until all meat is browned. Remove meat from pan and drain off all grease except for about 1 tablespoon.
Add the onion and sauté over medium heat for 4-5 minutes until soft. Add the garlic, herbs, salt, and pepper and cook another 30 seconds.
Stir in the cans of tomatoes, tomato paste, beef broth, and the browned beef. Bring to a simmer, cover, reduce heat, and simmer for about 20 minutes.
Add the noodles and cook at a low boil uncovered for 10 minutes until al dente (not any longer because the noodles will continue to soften).
Ladle soup into bowls, stir in a little mozzarella cheese, top with ricotta cheese, fresh basil or parsley, and serve.