1 medium yellow onion, minced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tbsp. Italian seasoning
1.5 lb. meatloaf mix from meat department
32 oz. can crushed tomatoes
3/4 cup water
1/2 lb. lasagna noodles, broken into 2"-3" pieces
2 tbsp. dried basil
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
8 oz. fresh mozzarella balls - boconccini (tiny ones) preferred
Place saute or saucier pan over medium heat on stovetop and add oil. Once oil has heated up for a minute or so add onions, garlic and Italian seasoning. Saute for five minutes, add meatloaf mix and cook for 7-10 minutes until meat is no longer pink. Season with salt and pepper.
Place broken noodles on top of cooked meat and pour in water and crushed tomatoes, sprinkle dried basil on top. Place cover on pan and cook on simmer for 30 minutes.
Remove from heat. Remove cover and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, season with salt & pepper. Using a spatula, gently stir to combine. Dot top with fresh mozzarella and place cover back on and let stand for 5 minutes. Serve.