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Lasagna soup in Dutch oven.

Lasagna Soup

This Lasagna Soup is an easy and flavorful comfort food idea for busy days. Ground beef and noodles are cooked together in tomato based soup, then topped with ricotta and Parmesan cheese.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword lasagna soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 558 kcal
Author Anna


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 30 oz. crushed tomatoes
  • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1.5 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 7 uncooked lasagna noodles oven-ready style
  • fresh Italian parsley chopped
  • ricotta cheese
  • Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large Dutch oven, heat up olive oil and butter. Add garlic and onion and saute for 2 minutes, stirring often, until onion is almost translucent. Add Italian seasoning and crushed red peppers. Saute for 1 minute. It should be fragrant.

  2. Add ground beef and cook until done, stirring often.
  3. Add crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, stock, salt, pepper, pepper flakes, bay leaf and noodles, broken into 1" to 2" pieces. Make sure no noodles are stuck together. Stir well.

  4. Bring mixture to boil, reduce heat to simmer and cook, covered, stirring once in a while, until the noodles are done.
  5. Serve garnished with chopped Italian parsley, grated Parmesan cheese and dollops of ricotta cheese.

Recipe Notes

For this recipe, I recommend and like to use oven-ready style lasagna noodles as they cook faster. Regular lasagna noodles will work too. 


Nutrition Facts
Lasagna Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 558 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 590mg26%
Potassium 1197mg34%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 600IU12%
Vitamin C 26mg32%
Calcium 129mg13%
Iron 5.9mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.