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lasagna soup

Lasagna Soup

  • Author: Emily Dingmann
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Italian


Your whole family will love this lasagna soup. It’s easy and full-of-flavor thanks to a secret ingredient that you probably have in your pantry!


  • 1 onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 lb. ground Italian sausage
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 24 oz. marinara sauce
  • 16 oz. beef or chicken broth
  • 8 oz. pasta (shells, penne, etc.)
  • 8 oz. ricotta cheese
  • 4 oz. grated Parmesan cheese
  • red pepper flakes
  • chopped basil (optional)


  1. Prepare ingredients:
    Dice onion.
    Mince garlic.
  2. Add olive oil to large pot and heat over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft, about 4-5 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef and Italian sausage and cook, stirring occasionally and breaking up chunks, for about 7-9 minutes, until cooked through. Drain if necessary.
  4. Add broth and marinara sauce to pot, bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, while soup is simmering, cook pasta as directed, until al dente. (Be careful not to overcook!)
  6. Taste soup and add any additional seasonings if necessary.
  7. Serve a bowl of soup with pasta and top with ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, and red pepper flakes if desired.


  • Top soup with chopped basil or Italian parsley and red pepper flakes if you like a little heat. 

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