Cheeseburger Lasagna

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Cheeseburger Lasagna


  • 1 package Cappello's Lasagna

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil

  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 1/2 pound lean ground beef

  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1 can (15-ounces) tomato sauce

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 container (15-ounces) ricotta cheese

  • 1 egg plus 1 egg white, divided

  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/2 cup diced dill pickle

  • 2 tablespoons minced onion

  • 1 cup shredded lettuce, for garnish

  • dill pickle slices, for garnish

  • cherry tomatoes, for garnish

  • ketchup, for garnish 


  • Preheat the oven to 375 F.

  • In a medium skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat and add onion, salt and Worcestershire sauce. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until the onion is tender.

  • Add ground beef and continue to cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. 

  • Add tomato paste, tomato sauce and brown sugar; mix well. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • In a medium bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, egg, shredded cheddar, diced pickle and minced onion until well combined. 

  • To assemble, add a layer of lasagna noodles to the bottom of the well-greased 9x13 inch dish. Top that with 1/2 of the ground beef mixture then another layer of noodles and 1/2 of the ricotta mixture. 

  • Repeat the process again using another layer of noodles, then beef, noodles, cheese, finishing with a layer of the noodles on top. 

  • Whisk the remaining egg white and use it to brush the top layer of noodles. 

  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until bubbling around the edges. 

  • Remove and allow to cool then top with shredded lettuce pickles, cherry tomatoes and ketchup. 

Kids Can Do

  • Mix the sauce into beef mixture

  • Help with layering the ingredients

  • Add the toppings in a fun design