Speedy Stove Top Lasagna from The Sneaky Chef


Prep: 10 min

Cook: 45 min

Servings: 6


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 1 cups medium sized onion (finely chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef or turkey
  • ¾ cup Green Puree See Make Ahead Recipe #3
  • ¾ cup tomato paste
  • ¼ cup oat bran
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil and oregano
  • 9 ounce box uncooked lasagna noodles roughly broken into strips (roughly broken into strips)
  • 1 jar marinara sauce


  • Heat the oil over medium heat in a deep skillet or earthenware pot. Add the onions and garlic and cook until they are slightly translucent, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the turkey or beef, stirring to break it up, and cook for about 5 minutes, until the meat is no longer red. In a medium bowl, combine the Green Puree and tomato paste until mixture turns brownish in color. Add to skillet, and stir in the oat bran, basil, and oregano.
  • Add broken noodles on top of meat mixture, then top with tomato sauce. Fill empty tomato sauce jar three-quarters full of water (about 2 ½ cups) and add to skillet. Stir to combine. Bring to boil and then reduce to simmer, cover, and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add cheese on top, do not stir again; cover for 3 to 5 minutes until cheese is melted. Serve hot.

1 thought on “Speedy Stovetop Lasagna”

  1. This recipe is the bomb! I am never spending time with traditional lasagne again. My picky son “hated” lasagne until I made this and now we’re eating it weekly. We all love the taste difference too. I even got so bold as to also add 1/4 cup of orange puree to this and it was loved by my family even more. For a family of 3 (with a hubby who takes seconds always) there’s a lot left over for lunches tomorrow! Oh – and my picky child actually ASKED me to give this to him for lunch at school the next day. This was my “family converting” recipe. Thank you Missy!!