Baked Lasagna in a Bun
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
- 8 submarine or hoagie buns (8 inches)
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 cup spaghetti sauce
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
- Preheat oven to 350°. Make a 2-in.-wide V-shaped cut in the center of each bun to within 1 inch of bottom. Remove cut portion and save for another use. Place buns on an ungreased baking sheet.
- In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce, garlic powder and Italian seasoning; heat through.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and half of the cheddar and mozzarella cheeses. Spoon meat sauce into buns; top with ricotta mixture. Cover loosely with foil.
- Bake 20 minutes. Sprinkle tops with remaining cheddar and mozzarella cheeses; bake, uncovered, 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts1 sandwich: 650 calories, 24g fat (11g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 1170mg sodium, 74g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 33g protein.
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Oct 12, 2014
GREAT, WE LOVE THEM.
Aug 15, 2014
Delicious! Good even cold the next day
Oct 17, 2013
This was delicious and my husband, who is not a big fan of lasagna, loved it! The only thing I did different was not hollowing out the bread but it still turned out great and we ate it like a sub. I used a fork to bc it got a little messy. This will definitely be put on the weekly menu more often.
Jul 29, 2013
I made this for dinner last week and everyone enjoyed it. It has a good garlic flavor. I used cottage cheese which is less expensive than ricotta cheese. I'm not a big fan of Italian seasoning so I only used about 1 teaspoon of it.
Jul 21, 2013
I had leftover Spaghetti sauce with meatballs I had made, so I used that in place of the ground beef and sauce. I put the Italian seasoning and garlic powder in my ricotta cheese mixture. I put a spoonful of the ricotta mixture in the hollowed out bun, cut the meatballs in half and laid them on top of the ricotta, spooned some sauce on top, more ricotta, and sauce to cover. I baked it as directed. It was nice and creamy, and I liked having meatballs, instead of ground beef.
Jul 12, 2013
It was a super simple dinner-- I used fat-free ricotta, and reduced calorie cheddar and mozzarella to lighten it up a bit, but my family loved it!
Nov 16, 2012
it was ok I don't think I will make again.
Oct 18, 2011
My entire family enjoyed and even asked that I make it again!!
Sep 26, 2011
Cut this down for two. It was wonderful and we can finally enjoy Lasagna for two.
Apr 16, 2011
These were good. Next time I'd cut down on the ricotta mixture but otherwise they are great! Thanks for the recipe.