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Take the stress out of dinner with this Kale Tomato Skillet Lasagna. With fresh mozzarella cheese, kale, tomatoes and pasta, this 20 minute recipe will be a family favorite.
I’ve discovered something lately. Kale really isn’t all that bad. Especially if you cook it into a pasta dish or make it into a soup.
I decided to create this Kale & Tomato Skillet Lasagna because on the nights I have to meal plan I am always on the hunt for something easy. I knew I liked our quick Italian skillet chicken, so another skillet dinner needed to happen.
Why you’ll love this recipe:
With this dish the stress is taken away by throwing all of the ingredients into your skillet for a delicious dish.
Delicious flavors of fresh tomatoes and kale, plus ground beef.
Top with fresh mozzarella for a little creaminess.
Dinner ready in about 20 minutes. It also makes an easy lunch.
How to Make Kale Tomato Skillet Lasagna
Start out your dish by sautéing onions and garlic. Recently I was introduced to frozen, pre-chopped onions. This may not be for everyone but I hate chopping onions so having those on hand has made my life that much easier.
Once your onions are cooked then you brown the ground beef, if you’re more of a sausage person you could swap ground beef for sausage. I however prefer the ground beef. Add in the oregano. Once the ground beef is cooked you will drain the grease and set the beef aside.
Next you’ll want to cook the chopped kale until it wilts. Add in a splash of water if the kale isn’t cooking down. Then you’ll want to add in chopped tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes begin to break down. Add about ¼ cup water if you feel it needs more liquid.
While the ground beef is browning, cook the pasta according to package directions and drain.
Then mix your pasta in with the ground beef mixture and mix in 4 ounces of fresh mozzarella torn into small pieces.
Top the pasta dish with the remaining mozzarella cheese and put in the oven under broil for 3-5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
Use any pasta shape you’d like. Banza pasta works great too if you’re looking for gluten free.