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lasagna soup
5 from 6 votes

Lasagna soup recipe

This lasagna soup has all of the tasty ingredients you'd find in lasagna. Onions, ground beef, cheesy noodles and a dollop of parsley ricotta cheese are just some ingredients.  This easy lasagna soup is made in one pot. It comes together quickly, just prep all your ingredients then dump them into the pot and simmer. A delicious and FLAVORFUL soup recipe that's perfect to warm up to on those frosty weeknights. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword lasagna soup, lasagne soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author April Wright



  • 1 lb ground beef 80% lean ground beef
  • 9 curly edges lasagna noodles broken into pieces boiled per label directions in salted water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 2/3 cup diced red onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp dry parsley
  • 1 tsp majorman
  • 1 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 1/4 tsp dry basil
  • 1 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 2 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp sugar optional
  • 1/4 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tsp Better than Bouillon chicken base
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 15 oz can Hunts crushed tomatoes Get the "no salt added" one
  • 1 15 oz can Hunts tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream plus a tablespoon
  • salt for taste
  • pepper for taste

Ricotta Cheese

  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp parsley optional
  • salt for taste optional
  • pepper for taste optional


  • shredded mozzarella cheese
  • shredded parmesan cheese
  • the parsley ricotta cheese
  • fresh basil or parsley for garnishment


  1. Heat 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large dutch oven or heavy pot over medium-high heat. Add the diced onions and cook until softened about 3-4 minutes. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the ground beef. Cook until browned. Drain. Return the beef back to the dutch oven. 

  2. Add all of the lasagna ingredients into the dutch oven.  Mix very well. Let it come to a boil then cover and simmer for 5 mins. 

To make the Parsley Ricotta Cheese

  1. To a small bowl. Add all the ricotta cheese ingredients and mix well. 

  2. Serve the soup in bowls. Top each bowl with a nice dollop of the parsley ricotta cheese, the shredded cheese and garnish with fresh parsley or basil. Serve hot with bread sticks.