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Lazy meatball frying pan lasagne

Lazy meatball frying pan lasagne

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 30

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 60



  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 large brown onion, halved, thinly sliced

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 1/4 teaspoon dried chilli flakes

  • 420g packet Italian-style beef and pork sausages

  • 500g jar tomato pasta sauce

  • 250g dried instant lasagne sheets, broken into 5cm pieces

  • 100g baby spinach

  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn

  • 1 cup grated pizza cheese

  • 250g tub cherry bocconcini

  • Small fresh basil leaves, to serve


  • 01

    Heat oil in a 6cm-deep, 23cm (base) x 27cm (top) flameproof, ovenproof frying pan. Cook onion, garlic and chilli for 5 minutes or until softened.

  • 02

    Remove sausage meat from casings. Add to pan. Cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon to form rough meatball shapes about 2cm in size. Cook for 5 minutes or until browned.

  • 03

    Add pasta sauce and 1 2/3 cups water to pan. Stir to combine. Sprinkle lasagne sheets over mixture. Stir to combine. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 12 minutes or until lasagne is tender. Stir in spinach and basil. Season with pepper.

  • 04

    Preheat grill on high. Top lasagne with pizza cheese, then bocconcini. Grill for 5 minutes or until cheese is golden and melted. Stand for 10 minutes. Serve sprinkled with basil leaves.



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