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Lasagna Soup

Lasagna Soup is a simple and tasty way to enjoy pasta. This recipe is a staple in our house during the cooler months. Kids love it as much as adults.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 779kcal
Author: Kim Beaulieu


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium sweet onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 32 oz beef broth
  • 28 fl oz can whole peeled tomatoes pulsed in blender
  • 24 oz pasta sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups lasagna noodles broken
  • 5 oz grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups mozzarella


  • Brown your ground beef, onion, and pepper in a large dutch oven. It should be broken into fine particles and cooked till juices run clear.
  • In the last minute or two add the garlic.
  • Now add your brown sugar, tomatoes, sauce, oregano, basil and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • Add the noodles and simmer until they are tender. Stir in parmesan.
  • Turn on your broiler.
  • Transfer soup into ovenproof soup bowls.Top with oodles of cheese. Place in oven and broil for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Serve with a big old I love pasta smile!


For beef broth you can mix 4 cups boiling water with 1 to 2 tablespoons of better than bouillon beef base.
For tomatoes I recommend San Marzano. 
For the pasta sauce I used Ragu Sauteed Onion and Garlic.
For the cheese I highly recommend pizza mozzarella.
Recipe adapted from Paula Deen's Lasagna Soup.
Cravings of a Lunatic is providing nutritional information for google purposes only. I do not count calories so please understand my recipes are not meant to be healthy. I'm an indulgent blog. Always have been, always will be.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 779kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 1529mg | Potassium: 1019mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 885IU | Vitamin C: 27.9mg | Calcium: 428mg | Iron: 5.1mg