30 minute stovetop lasagna

Need a new idea for a quick and easy weeknight dinner? This recipe is the perfect solution! A thirty-minute stovetop lasagna all made in a frying pan is easy, simple and delicious.

Serves -4


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 medium red capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 410g can crushed tomatoes
  • 3 fresh lasagne sheets, cut into thirds
  • 1/2 x 250g cream cheese
  • 100g shaved leg ham
  • 3/4 cup grated tasty cheese
  • Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, to serve



  1. Heat half the oil in an 18cm (base), heavy-based frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and capsicum. Cook, stirring until vegetables are tender.
  2. Add oregano and tomato. Season with salt. Cook for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Transfer to a bowl. Wipe pan clean.
  4. Spread 1 side of each piece of lasagne with cream cheese. Drizzle remaining oil over the base of the pan. Arrange 2 pieces of lasagne, cream cheese side-up, over the base of the pan.
  5. Top with one-third of the ham, then one-quarter tomato mixture. Repeat layers, finishing with 3 pieces of lasagne then 1 layer tomato mixture. Sprinkle with tasty cheese. Preheat grill on high.
  6. Return pan to medium-low heat. Cook, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until lasagne sheets are tender.
  7. Remove lid. Grill for 5 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden.
  8. Season with pepper. Sprinkle with parsley.
  9. Serve.


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