15 minutesLunch

Shortcut sausage lasagna bowls

Makes: four servings
Makes: four servings


  • 12 oz pork sausage
  • 1 ¾ tsp garlic powder
  • ¾ tsp italian seasoning
  • 1 cup ricotta
  • ½ yellow bell pepper
  • 1 ⅓ cups tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


    Can be done ahead:

  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, add pork sausage (removed from casing) and cook, breaking up the meat into small pieces with a spatula until lightly browned, about 8 minutes.

  2. At lunchtime:

  3. In a medium bowl, mix together garlic powder, italian seasoning, ricotta, and salt and pepper to taste. De-seed and dice yellow bell pepper.

  4. In a microwave-safe bowl, layer cooked pork sausage, tomato sauce, yellow bell pepper and ricotta. Top with shredded mozzarella.

  5. Microwave 2 to 3 minutes, until cheese is melted and center is hot. Let stand 1 minute before serving.