Fragrant rosemary enhances the flavor of this deliciously addictive one-skillet meal. Simple enough for a weeknight & impressive enough for dinner guests!
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One of my family’s favorite, most repeated meals is Skillet Lasagna. It’s such perfect comfort food, and it’s always a hit. It’s great for when it’s just the three of us, and it makes a great stress-free meal for when we have dinner guests as well.
I’ve made it for countless dinner parties and it never disappoints. Though I not-so-secretly prefer to make it when it’s just us because I looooove having it for leftovers throughout the week.
But one day, I was at the local Farmers Market and I picked up some ground lamb. It inspired me to change things up a bit and put a new spin on this classic pasta recipe.
Lamb isn’t something I grew up eating, but it has become a family favorite over the past few years. It’s really versatile – I’ve used it in recipes like my Pan-Seared Lamb Chops Over Roasted Spaghetti Squash w Pomegranate + Aged Balsamic, Lamb Fajitas, Grazin’ TriBeCa’s Lamb Burger, and my Persian Malbec Lamb Burgers with Mast-o-Khiar and Pomegranate Tomato Jam (which, by the way, got the Adam Richman seal of approval!).
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In addition to swapping in lamb for the ground beef or meatloaf mix (which is a blend of equal parts beef, pork, and veal), I added some fresh rosemary and carrots in with the aromatics. I also used white wine instead of water.
The dollops of ricotta and sprinkling of fresh mint at the end really brought it all together.
It turned out so beautifully! And it was a big hit with the friends that we had over for dinner that night.
We wrapped up the meal with my favorite Tiramisu for dessert. It was a crazy delicious meal – one that we’ll be having again and again (and again!).
Looking for more comfort food favorites? Check out these 5-star recipes:
- Sausage and Peppers
- Latin-Spiced Pork + Squash Skillet with Chili Lime Cherries
- Ravioli Lasagna
- Instant Pot Herbed Pot Roast
- Grilled PB&J Sticks
- Garlicky Littleneck Clams with Bacon + Wine Over Sautéed Spring Veggies
- Waffle Pulled Pork Eggs Benedict
- Instant Pot Chicken, Bacon, and Potato Soup
- Roast Chicken with Dijon Root Vegetables
- Our Favorite Sloppy Joe Sandwiches
- Roasted Garlic Gruyère Pull-Apart Bread
- Rosemary Beef & Peas Over Grits
- Bar-B-Q Pulled Pork Fries with Cole Slaw
- Spicy Turkey Three-Bean Chili
- Buttered Pasta with Peas, Egg and Garlic
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