Speedy Skillet Lasagna

A one pan recipe full of Italian flavors that will be on the table in less than 30 minutes and fill up your hungry family.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/4 c onion chopped
  • 1/2 c carrot chopped
  • 1 1/2 c mafalda mini lasagna noodles or other type pasta
  • 1 1/2 c water
  • 1, 26 ounce jar tomato sauce
  • 1/2 t. Italian seasoning
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • 1 T balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup half and half
  • 1/2 c or more shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, cook beef with onion and carrot till meat is no longer pink. Drain any excess grease.
  2. Stir in uncooked pasta and remaining ingredients except for cream and cheese. Heat till boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce to simmer and cook uncovered for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  3. Stir in half and half to the pasta. Sprinkle with cheese before serving.