Lasagna in a Bun

Today’s recipe comes to you from my friend, Megan. She and her husband, Brian, are expecting their first baby this summer! I’m super excited! But anyway, she and I have exchanged some pretty great recipes over the years and today’s is no exception! πŸ™‚

Lasagna in a Bun


8 sub buns
1 lb ground beef
1 cup spaghetti sauce
1 tbsp Italian seasoning
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1 cup cheddar cheese
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1 tbsp garlic powder


1. Hollow out center of bread.

2. Brown meat and drain. Add spaghetti sauce, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning.

3. Combine cheeses, leaving out 1/2 of cheddar. Spoon meat sauce into bun, top with cheese. Place on cookie sheet and cover with foil. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

The great thing about a recipe like this: it’s highly adaptable. I used leftover pizza sauce and only mozzarella cheese because that’s what I had on hand. And subbing ground turkey for ground beef is always a super simple swap. Then you can add whatever favorite Italian spices you have on hand (I love rosemary for example!). Plus, they are completely adorable! Perfect for portion control. πŸ™‚


19 responses to “Lasagna in a Bun

  1. It’s like an amazing combination of two wodnerful carbs. I am sooo ready for lunch now!!

  2. Congrats to Megan and Brian! πŸ™‚
    Yum! This is such a great idea!!

  3. I just sent this to some friends! Talk about easy and super yummy! I can’t wait to try it!

  4. Wow this looks amazing! Thanks, as always, for sharing!

  5. Holy moly those look good! Thanks for sharing! πŸ™‚

  6. It’s like an Italian version of sloppy joes! yum!

  7. Mmmm! That looks incredible! Can’t wait to try this one. πŸ™‚

  8. Yum, that looks so good.

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  11. Great idea for lasagna! πŸ™‚

  12. Um, yum. I need to make these! Lasagna is one of my favorite pasta dishes!!

  13. That totally reminds me of summer camp! We used to have lasagna hoagies…and they look kinda similar. Yum πŸ™‚

  14. I just made this – it was amazing! my whole family loved it. Thanks for the recipe, Rach! πŸ˜€


  15. Mmm!! Lasagna + buns πŸ™‚ Does it get any better!

  16. looks soooo good! i love anything with pizza sauce πŸ™‚

  17. I am totally going to try this…..looks soooooo good!

  18. Congratulations to your friend! These lasagna buns look great! πŸ˜€

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