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Lazy Lasagna {Deconstructed Lasagna}

Lazy lasagna is the perfect alternative to its layered counterpart. Made with fresh pappardelle, a rich bolognese (ragu) sauce and topped with a creamy fresh ricotta, this no-bake lasagna recipe tastes just like the real thing. Plating this like a deconstructed lasagna gives this classic dish a gourmet look.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword lazy lasagna, no bake lasagna, ragu sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting dough 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Calories 1188 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches


  • 1 pound fresh pappardelle pasta
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 each shallots minced
  • 1 small carrot shredded
  • 1 pound italian sausage
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 can plain tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsely minced
  • 1/4 cup parmesan shaved
  • 1/2 cup ricotta
  • To taste salt and pepper


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Salt liberally. Add pappardelle pasta to the water and cook 3-5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a skillet over medium heat with olive oil. Add garlic, shallots, carrots, and cook until translucent.

  3. Add tomato paste and caramelize for 2 minutes.

  4. Add ground beef and Italian sausage. Cook until browned. Reduce meat juices until almost gone. Season with nutmeg, dried oregano, and salt and pepper. 

  5. Add white wine and reduce until almost gone. Next, add milk and reduce until almost gone.

  6. Deglaze with canned tomato sauce, making sure to scrape the bottom of the pan to release the goodies. Add fresh parsley and red wine vinegar.

  7. Add pasta and toss in the sauce.
  8. Dollop ricotta on the pasta. Serve with your favorite garlic bread or side salad.

Nutrition Facts
Lazy Lasagna {Deconstructed Lasagna}
Amount Per Serving (6 ounces)
Calories 1188 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54g 83%
Saturated Fat 21g 105%
Cholesterol 277mg 92%
Sodium 2094mg 87%
Potassium 1868mg 53%
Total Carbohydrates 101g 34%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 15g
Protein 67g 134%
Vitamin A 71.4%
Vitamin C 25.7%
Calcium 33.4%
Iron 50.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.