Amount Per Serving: 1 Cup
Total Time: 1 hour
- 1 pound ground beef or Italian chicken sausage
- 1/2 cup onion, chopped
- 2 clove garlic, minced
- 4 Tbsp fresh basil
- 3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 2 1/2 cup water
- 2 cup marinara sauce
- 2 bay leaf
- 1 pinch black pepper
- 5 lasagna noodles, broken into bite-sized pieces
- 1/3 cup shredded mozarella
- 1/2 cup ricotta cheese OR cottage cheese
- 3 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 Tbsp fresh parsley
- 2 Tbsp fresh basil
Taco soup, hamburger soup, and now ... lasagna soup! We are all about trying our favorite foods in new formats and this hearty lasagna soup is no exception.
Mix mozzarella, ricotta (or cottage cheese), grated Parmesan, parsley and basil in a small bowl and set aside for the topping.
Heat a large soup pot over medium heat, brown ground beef. Add onion and garlic and cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes, drain ground beef if necessary.
Add basil, broth, water, marinara sauce, bay leaves and black pepper and bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes.
Add broken pasta and cook according to package directions. Divide into serving bowls and add topping.
312 calories; 11 g fat; 4 g saturated fat; 48 mg cholesterol; 544 mg sodium; 31 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 22 g protein