Lasagna pizza recipe

Claire Gallam

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Sometimes the hardest decision of the day is figuring out what you're going to have for dinner. Chicken or steak? Pizza or lasagna? Trust us, we get it. So, to make your life just a teensy bit easier, we made you a pizza that combines not one, but two of your favorite dishes into one mouth-watering masterpiece. Meet the basil lasagna pizza pie.

lasagna pizza

Lasagna pizza recipe

Serves about 6

This pie pairs together your favorite part of lasagna -- the bold marinara sauce and the gooey, ricotta and mozzarella cheese mixture -- with the best part of pizza, being the crispy, homemade crust! After just one bite, you'll have serious trouble going back to regular pizza or regular lasagna again. (Trust us, we're going through withdrawals.)

lasagna pizza


For the crust:

  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2-1/2 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup warm water (110 degrees F)
  • Liberal dashes of salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon oregano

For the toppings:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 7.5 ounces part-skim ricotta
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 medium onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Liberal dashes of salt and pepper
  • Fresh basil


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the yeast, water and sugar together. Let sit for 10 minutes or until foamy. Add in the flour, olive oil, salt and pepper and oregano. Stir the mixture with a wooden spoon.
  3. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and knead until elastic, or about 8 minutes. Place the dough on the pizza sheet and roll (with a floured rolling pin) until about 1/4-inch thick.
  4. Spread the olive oil over the crust and add the sauce. In a shallow bowl, mix together the ricotta and mozzarella. Press spoonfuls of the ricotta mixture on top of the tomato sauce, covering the pizza but still leaving some patches. Cover with olive slivers, garlic and Parmesan.
  5. Garnish with additional salt and pepper and basil. Bake for 11 - 12 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.

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Claire Gallam
Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. In addition to writing for the Food section of SheKnows, she is a full-time recipe creator (and taste tester), a writer for and a contributing writer for the Home and Gardening section of SheKnows. You can also follow her daily musings and find delicious healthy recipes on her food blog, The Realistic Nutritionist.