Skinny Lasagna Skillet

By Rena Awada | Updated On September 16, 2019

Dinner just got a whole lot easier and more delicious with this Skinny Lasagna Skillet recipe. A one-pan pasta dish full of whole wheat pasta, ground turkey, and tomato sauce, all topped with melted cheese.

Skinny Lasagna Skillet

Skinny Lasagna Skillet

This dinner option is a real winner at our home. The entire family loves it and I love the fact that it is so easy to make and doesn’t require a ton of dishes to deal with afterward. The best part is its made with turkey instead of red meat which makes it leaner and healthier.

Finding a recipe my kids will eat is usually a challenge and they even love this Skinny Lasagna Skillet meal. It is all the great taste like a regular lasagna without all the baking time and dishes required.

Skinny Lasagna Skillet

My kids love anything pasta and they were thrilled when I made them this Skinny Lasagna Skillet dish. At some point, they wanted it every other day until they actually got tired of having it for dinner. So we then move on to the next best recipe they absolutely love. Do your kids do that too? Or even as an adult, you find a recipe you love and you prepare it so many times until you’ve had enough!

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How to make this Skinny Lasagna Skillet Recipe:

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Skinny Lasagna Skillet

A one-pan pasta dish full of whole wheat pasta, ground turkey, and tomato sauce, all topped with melted cheese.
4.06 from 39 votes
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Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 23 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 305kcal
Author: Rena


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 1 ½ cups uncooked whole wheat pasta any short shape will work
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the onions and cook for 3 minutes. Add the ground turkey and season with salt and pepper to taste and the Italian seasoning.
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes until turkey is cooked through, using a spatula to break up the meat into bite-sized pieces.
  • Add the pasta, marinara sauce and water to the pan. Simmer for 11-12 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  • Preheat the broiler
  • Sprinkle the cheese over the top of the pasta and place under the broiler. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with parsley and serve.



Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 797mg | Potassium: 841mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 3.3mg
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