8ounceslasagna noodlesbroken into pieces (about 10 noodles)
1tablespoonextra-virgin olive oilplus more for drizzling
1poundground beefor sausage
4cupslow-sodium chicken broth
1cancrushed tomatoes15 oz.
1/2cupchopped fresh basilplus thinly sliced leaves for topping
1/3cupgrated parmesan cheeseplus more for sprinkling, optional
1/4cupheavy cream or half-and-half
Ricotta cheesefor garnish
Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and drizzle with a little bit of olive oil.
In a large pot, add 1 Tablespoon olive oil and heat over medium high heat. Add the onion to cook until it starts to soften. Add the ground beef, garlic and oregano and continue to cook until the meat is brown and cooked throughout. Add the tomato noodles and continue to stir and cook for about 2 minutes.
Add the chicken broth, tomatoes and 1 cup water; cover and bring to a simmer. Uncover and cook until slightly reduced, about 10 minutes. Stir in the noodles, basil, parmesan and heavy cream; simmer 2 more minutes.
Serve in bowls and garnish with chopped basil, ricotta cheese, and parmesan if desired.
Updated on October 11, 2020Originally Posted on February 16, 2015