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Three Cheese Broken Lasagna

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Any Italian grandmother would call it impossible to conjure up a legit lasagna in under fifteen minutes. We’re not in the business of defying anybodys Nonna, but we’re about to prove them all wrong. By breaking up the lasagna noodles, we can get them cooked off quickly. We pull together a scratch tomato sauce spiked with garlic, chili flakes, and fresh basil. The epic finish involves over a pound of cheese that, with a little help from the broiler, gets melty and ever so slightly browned. Sorry Nonna, we’ve got this one in the bag. Buon appetito!


  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 box lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes (canned)
  • 1 handful basil
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan (+ some for garnish, optional)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • olive oil
  • 1 pinch chili flakes
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    1. Turn on your broiler. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil for your lasagna noodles. Grab a large oven-proof pan and place over medium heat. Break apart the lasagna noodles and add them to the pot of boiling, salted water. Cook for about 4 minutes.
    2. Add the tomatoes to the pan of garlic and season with a pinch of salt. Reduce the sauce for just a couple minutes. Add your basil (whole leaves) to the tomato sauce. Remove your broken lasagna noodles from the pot with some tongs and place them directly into your tomato sauce. Remove the sauce from the heat.
    3. Grab your mascarpone and mozzarella cheeses. If you’ve had a tough day, take a moment and squeeze the mozzarella ball for some stress relief. Tear the cheeses into big chunks and distribute over the top of the tomato sauce and noodles. Then grate your parm over the entire pan. Drizzle with a bit of olive oil and grind some black pepper over the top. Place the pan under the broiler for about a minute. Once the cheese is melted and the lasagna is a bit browned on top, take it out.
    4. Grab a plate and a big spoon. Load a heaping helping of lasagna onto your plate. Garnish with a big grate of parm and enjoy!
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    Calories460Calories from Fat310
    Total Fat34g52%
    Saturated Fat18g90%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat310
    Total Carbohydrate13g4%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Natalie Brawley a day ago
    It was really good. I will make it again.
    Nelson 20 days ago
    This was AMAZING!!! My family loved it, I only wish I had made more!
    Sam Wasson a month ago
    So good and so easy! i think my lasagna noodles took a little longer than ghe video, but that's okay. Loved the simple and delicious flavors!
    Venus B. a month ago
    This tasted great and took little to no time. Next time ill add ground beef to see what thats like.
    Orlaith a month ago
    I really enjoyed this. It's pretty simple to make and tastes delicious. The bits of torn mozzarella are really "meaty". I found the sauce a bit too creamy, so the next time I used two 400g tins of tomatoes and halved the amount of mascarpone and I found it much nicer. I wish they would give a weight for the lasagne as boxes come in different sizes. I used 300g, but probably only put 250g into the dish as some sheets stuck together.
    Anita 2 months ago
    It’s good and easy but I didn’t know how much half a box of lasagna was, my brand could’ve been different from his as I also live outside the U.S. I added mushrooms to the sauce. For personal preference next time I would use just one ball of mozerella. I love cheese but it’s A LOT!
    K 2 months ago
    Easy! A d delicious!
    Sarah Pruitt 2 months ago
    Fantastic! The sauce itself is something I will use over and over again. I had leftovers for days and each reheat made me incredibly happy. I did substitute fettuccine noodles since I didn't have lasagna, but it was still delicious!
    Kempe 2 months ago
    this is the best thing ive ever made 🥰
    Carey Ann 2 months ago
    This was okay. Pretty quick & easy, but we weren’t impressed with the dish - it was just alright. None of my kids liked it at all.
    Ryan Miller 4 months ago
    So delicious! And fast. Really quick and easy and just good.
    Jackie Porter 4 months ago
    Love it! So easy i love meals like this i did add meat
    Ryland Saito 4 months ago
    turned out really great had a very nice buttery note thanks to the marscapone sauce is practical how you want to season to taste but all in all very beginner friendly as well
    McIntyre 5 months ago
    Great recipe! Family loved it
    Frank Kelleher 5 months ago
    Turned out great! Super easy, and my picky nine year old loved it, which is rare.
    Raven B. 5 months ago
    Awesome meal! my family loved it!!!
    Fabian Sanabria 5 months ago
    Added a bit of eggplant to the sauce and a hint of maple syrup. Super easy and delicious
    Kayla Engel 5 months ago
    was the best lasagna I've had, my husband said i could make that again any time lol
    Lisa Wehrheim 5 months ago
    Excellent quick and delicious meal for my family.
    Michea Alexis 5 months ago
    delicious! quick and easy.
    OK wow! So good and easier than regular lasagna. I started by cooking some ground beef in the crock pot with the tomato sauce. Then I followed the rest of the directions like the recipe says. I didn't have mozzarella so I subbed pepperjack and oh my goodness, that was a winner. It added a depth of flavor that mozarella wouldn't have. Next time gonna use both cheeses for extra goodness.
    Pierre 6 months ago
    it was so delicious and so easy to follow. Definitely a must in our meal rotation
    Leonard 6 months ago
    Excellent, will make it again
    Offiong E. 7 months ago
    I’m made it and it was amazing I added some garlic/Basil mixed seasoning
    FAM Solorzano 7 months ago
    very easy, quick and deliscious. instructions a bit hard to follow, but its simple enogh you figure it out.
    Hiu11234 7 months ago
    really good! wish the written directions were better though.
    Alexis Walters 7 months ago
    Soup-ier than we prefer, but really delicious. I added my own seasonings, but I do with pretty much every recipe.
    Rau 7 months ago
    Delicious and easy. We will definitely make again.
    Tracy 7 months ago
    Very good and very quick meal!
    Mary H. 7 months ago
    definitely making this again, fast and easy, and super tasty