Camp Lasagna Soup | Simple Camping Recipe

February 27, 2024

Craving lasagna after a long day on the trail? This hearty lasagna soup is easy peasy and offers all the delicious flavors of the classic Italian dish!

Camp Lasagna Soup


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (24oz) jar tomato & basil pasta sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 7-8 cups chicken broth
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 10 lasagna noodles
  • 1-2 tsp. balsamic vinegar, to taste
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

Cheese Mixture:

  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella
  • ½ cup grated parmesan
  • ¼ cup basil leaves, chopped



  1. Place a large cast iron Dutch oven on the grill and preheat to medium-high heat.
  2. Add olive oil, Italian sausage and onion and cook until sausage has browned, breaking sausage into smaller pieces as it cooks. Add garlic and cook for another 2 minutes. Drain any excess grease.
  3. Add pasta sauce, tomato paste, 7 cups of chicken broth, red pepper flakes and Italian seasoning, close grill and bring to a boil.
  4. Break lasagna noodles into spoon-size pieces and add to soup.
  5. Close grill and gently boil until noodles are done, about 12-14 minutes.
  6. While soup is cooking, combine cheeses and basil in a small bowl and set aside until ready to serve.
  7. To serve, and balsamic vinegar and salt and pepper to taste. Add another cup of broth if soup is too thick. Stir in chopped parsley.
  8. Spoon into bowls and top each bowl with 2-3 spoonfuls of cheese mixture. Serve immediately.
  9. Makes 6 servings.

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