Weeknight Skillet Lasagna with Kale and Artichoke

I pride myself on having just a few diversified be pleased languages. Take into accout that they all revolve round me feeding the other folks I genuinely admire and whereas that would perchance presumably be downright traumatic for any individual instruct, ill with the flu, I’m okay with it –  all people appears to be like to be hungry sooner or later. Every person wants an effortless lasagna recipe, I mean… repeatedly, lawful? And the absolute most lifelike lasagna blessedly, a skillet lasagna! 

One in all my be pleased languages is pie, many times rooster pot

Cookies are a be pleased language language among us Wilson’s, particularly Dad’s fantastic chocolate chip.  

A few quality recipes within the ol’ befriend pocket are an economical, but very loving salvage collectively trick. 

Pasta is the be pleased language I make use of to uncover be pleased to myveryself. A gigantic batch of new pasta for me, and me on my own, on a Friday evening? That’s fully my vogue and I’m so delighted social media is catching up. Factual the other day I seen a relationship instruct (? I dunno, we’re all put up panini correct looking out for to resolve this out) that detailed the following:  we’re all hanging away our relationship apps (I mean, yes), we’re meeting other folks in valid existence by correct having the heart to delivery a dialog, AND we’re relationship ourselves once a week. YES FRIENDS, I’ve been on this tip without damage ever. Can we date ourselves with pasta?  Sure, it’s huge.

Right here’s the weeknight / huge leftovers pasta be pleased I uncover myself: a skillet lasagna noodle bake that’s stuffed every bite with sausage, kale, cheese and artichoke hearts. It’s an effortless weeknight meal that would perchance presumably straggle on the stove whereas I’m cleaning dishes for the day’s bake or answering the last few emails.  It’s diverse be pleased in barely a minute pot.  Right here’s how! 

Right here’s what you’ll must earn this straight forward lasagna recipe: 

•  Appealing Italian sausage despite the indisputable truth that whenever you’re vegetarian that you can change or straggle away out as significant. 

•  Onions and garlic, Italian basics. 

•  Kale – stemmed, washed and coarsely chopped. 

•  Artichoke hearts, the canned variety, drained and coarsely chopped. 

•  Tomato paste, dried herbs, overwhelmed red pepper flakes, and salt. 

•  Canned overwhelmed tomatoes. 

•  Lasagna noodles broken into big bitesized objects.  You would possibly perchance fully use a GF noodle as you’d admire.  

•  Water and wine to deglaze the pan and skinny and cook the lasagna bake. 

•  Shredded mozzarella cheese and a spiced ricotta cheese to top. 

Begin by browning sausage in a splash of olive oil till crisp across the perimeters.

Those browned bits on the bottom of the pan are all flavor – embody that!  Add onion and saute till they’re translucent and fragrant.  

Add coarsely chopped kale (I like lacitano for this skillet lasagna) and coarsely chopped artichoke hearts.  The pan will feel pudgy but every thing will cook down effectively. 

At this level in my weeknight dinner prep, I’m indubitably aloof multi-tasking by ingesting a glass of wine and answering the last few emails of the day. That’s why this straight forward lasagna recipe wants to be EASY.

When all of the sausage and veggies be pleased cooked down, add spices and tomato paste. 

Hotfoot across the pan till every thing is deliciously fragrant, releasing the flavour of the dried herbs. 

Hotfoot in a can of overwhelmed tomatoes and imperfectly broken raw lasagna noodles. You will want to utilize both no boil or frail lasagna noodles for this straight forward lasagna recipe. 

Take into accout that that you can use gluten-free noodles as you’d admire, or any form noodle you take. I genuinely admire how the massive flat sheets of pasta take in all of the flavour and I genuinely admire scooping it into my mouth reasonably messily whereas eating dinner on the sofa. Yea, this straight forward lasagna recipe is even less complicated because we don’t must position the table. That’s my existence, it’s take a seat back. 

Add water, quilt, and allow the noodles to cook and soften.  

As soon as the noodles are cooked thru, roam in just a few handfuls of shredded mozzarella cheese.  

Whereas you desire a much less cheesy dinner effort, that you can fully skip this step. 

My favourite portion of this lasagna is the seasoned ricotta topping. 

Dollop ricotta generously across the skillet and return to the oven for honest a minute warmth blitz. 

Sprinkle with new herbs – parsley, oregano, chives or whatever you are going to be pleased readily on hand. 

Appreciate with a mild-weight, lemony inexperienced salad and a sprinkle of parmesan and red pepper flakes.  Appreciate dinner in doubtlessly the most delighted seat for your sofa.  


Kale and Artichoke Skillet Lasagna

A straightforward one-skillet weeknight meal. The absolute most lifelike contrivance to lasagna with sausage, kale and artichoke hearts. 

  • Creator: Pleasure the Baker
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18-20 minuttes
  • Entire Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound entertaining pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 packed cups new kale leaves (I like lacitano kale)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can artichoke hearts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon overwhelmed red pepper flakes, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 cup red wine, (no longer compulsory – rooster stock or water is additionally huge)
  • 1 (28 ounce) can overwhelmed tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 10 raw (a 9-ounce box) lasagna noodles
  • 1 cup total milk ricotta cheese seasoned with 1/2 teaspoon salt and overwhelmed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese


  1. Put a rack within the larger third of the oven and preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Heat an ovenproof 10-accelerate skillet over medium warmth. Add olive oil and sausage. Smash up the sausage as it browns. Brown till deeply golden and crispy. Add onions and cook till onions are translucent, about 6 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
  3. Add the kale leaves and artichoke hearts and roam across the pan till the spinach wilts.
  4. Add tomato paste, dried herbs, salt, and red pepper flakes and roam for 3 minutes. Deglaze the pan with red wine (or stock or water).
  5. Add canned tomatoes and all of their juices. Hotfoot in sugar. Add water. Model and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Smash up lasagna noodles into the aggregate, stirring to coat. Cowl and affirm to a simmer. Simmer till noodles are al dente, about 12 minutes. Defend shut away lid and roam every at times to guarantee noodles don’t stick collectively. Add just a few tablespoons of water if the aggregate appears to be like to be too dry.
  7. As soon as the noodles are al dente, bewitch away the lid and roam within the mozzarella cheese. Dollop seasoned ricotta over the tip of the lasagna. Put within the oven and bake till the cheese has melted, about 6 minute. Defend shut away from the oven and revel in warmth. Store leftover within the refrigerator for up tot 4 days. 

Keywords: lasagna, skillet lasagna, kale, artichoke hearts, sausage, one-skillet, one-pan, weeknight dinner,

Photos with my buddy Jon Melendez

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