Easy Lasagna Soup

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5 from 14 votes
This easy Lasagna Soup recipe is fast and delicious.  It's got all of the flavors of traditional lasagna without out all of the work, plus it is ready in minutes!
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
Easy Lasagna Soup in a black bowl.

This easy lasagna soup is pure comfort food. Full of beef and cheese it is a hug in a bowl. Also, it only takes about 30 minutes to make.

Easy Lasagna Soup in a black bowl.

Easy Lasagna Soup recipe has all of the flavors of traditional lasagna because this Lasagna Soup uses the same ingredients you would find in a traditional lasagna, it has all of the great flavor you would expect.  It starts with ground beef, Italian Seasoning, onions, tomato sauce, tomato paste, garlic, lasagna noodles, chicken stock and cheeses.

This post is sponsored by The Beef Checkoff.  As always, all opinions are my own.


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What We Love About This Ground Beef Lasagna Recipe

This soup is packed with protein, vitamins and nutrients. Therefore, it is a healthy and hearty meal. Lasagna originated in Naples, find out the history of this casserole here.

  • 30 Minute Meal: Quick and easy enough for any day of the week.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or the refrigerator.
  • Family Friendly: The family will be back for seconds and thirds.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb, meat free, dairy free, etc…
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Take it the next day for lunch the next day.
A spoon of the soup over a bowl.

Ingredient Notes: Lasagna Soup Ingredients

  • Ground Beef: An 80/20 mix works great in this lasagna soup.
  • Onion: Diced yellow onion.
  • Garlic: Fresh garlic finely minced.
  • Italian Seasoning: Here is a homemade blend that is wonderful or buy your favorite Italian Herbs.
  • All Purpose Blend: This recipe is perfect for everything including salt and black pepper.
  • Marinara Sauce: Homemade like, 30 Minute Marinara, or your favorite jarred sauce.
  • Tomato Paste: To thicken the soup and add that rich flavor.
  • Chicken Stock: chicken broth is also a great addition.
  • Lasagna Noodles
  • Cheese: Parmesan Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese and Ricotta Cheese
  • Heavy Cream: To finish the soup and give a creamy soup.
Tomatoes, spices, cheese noodles and meat for the soup.

Equipment Needed for One Pot Lasagna Soup

How to Make Easy Lasagna Soup

These are the basic steps for making lasagna soup. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

Browning the ground beef and adding the seasoning.

STEP 1: BROWN

First, add olive oil to a large dutch oven or pot on medium-high heat. then add the ground beef and the all purpose blend, cook until the beef is brown with no pink.

STEP 2: COMBINE

Meanwhile, break the lasagna noodles into bite-size pieces, When the beef is done, add the garlic, Italian Seasoning, bay leaf, marinara sauce, tomato paste chicken stock, lasagna noodles and remaining All purpose blend, Stir to combine.

STEP 3: SIMMER

Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until noodles are tender. Finally remove from the heat and stir in cream and the cheese mixture.

Cooking the pasta and creating the soup.

Prep and Storage Tips for Easy Lasagna Soup

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Make the soup and store in the fridge for when you need it. Store in an airtight container.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

This lasagna soup will last up to 4 days in the refrigerator or longer in the freezer.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

This soup will last up to six months in an airtight container in the freezer. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

The soup can be reheated on the stove top in a saucepan on medium-heat until the soup is warmed through.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Use a gluten free noodle. Low sodium sauce or low fat cheeses.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DICED TOMATOES FOR SAUCE?

Of course, use whatever your like in this soup. Whatever your family favorite is, use it.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, try doubling the recipe for a crowd or make a half batch if you have a smaller family.

WHAT GROUND BEEF SHOULD I USE FOR THIS LASAGNA SOUP?

Really, a nice 80/20 blend of ground beef for this recipe.

Soup with cheese and fresh herbs on top.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • Fresh Herbs: Top soup with fresh parsley, fresh basil or fresh thyme.
  • Ground Turkey: Turkey is a great replacement for the ground beef in this recipe or try an Italian sausage..
  • Vegetables: Fresh spinach, peppers or mushrooms can be used to enhance this recipe.
  • Crockpot: Truly, this soup is wonderful to make a crockpot lasagna soup. Cook on high for 3 hours than add the noodles and cook for an additional 45 minutes.

What to Serve with Easy Lasagna Soup

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Easy Lasagna Soup in a black bowl.
5 from 14 votes

Easy Lasagna Soup

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
This easy Lasagna Soup recipe is fast and delicious.  It's got all of the flavors of traditional lasagna without out all of the work, plus it is ready in minutes!
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoons House Seasoning Blend, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning Blend
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 45 ounces marinara sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 32 ounces chicken stock
  • 7 lasagna noodles
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese

Instructions

  • Add olive oil to a large dutch oven or pot on medium high heat.
  • Add the ground beef and onion to the dutch oven and season with 1 teaspoon of House Seasoning Blend.
  • Cook the beef and onions until beef is no longer pink.
  • While the beef is browning, break the lasagna noodles into 1 inch pieces.
  • When beef is no longer pink, drain the excess fat from the pot.
  • Add the garlic, Italian Seasoning Blend, bay leaf, marinara sauce, tomato paste, chicken stock, lasagna noodles and remaining teaspoon of House Seasoning Blend.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Cover pot, bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes or until noodles are tender.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cream and cheeses.

Expert Tips

 
  • Fresh Herbs: Top soup with fresh parsley, fresh basil or fresh thyme.
  • Ground Turkey: Turkey is a great replacement for the ground beef in this recipe or try an Italian sausage.
  • Vegetables: Fresh spinach, peppers or mushrooms can be used to enhance this recipe.
  • Crockpot: Truly, this soup is wonderful to make a crockpot lasagna soup. Cook on high for 3 hours than add the noodles and cook for an additional 45 minutes.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 792kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 2404mg | Potassium: 1477mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1485IU | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 6.5mg
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute, lasagna, soup

This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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23 thoughts on “Easy Lasagna Soup”

  1. 5 stars
    This recipe is pure genius! I rarely make lasagna because it’s time consuming, so this Instant Pot soup recipe is ideal for us! Lasagna soup in 30 minutes? I’m all over this. Thanks for this great giveaway too!

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