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This crock pot lasagna recipe is perfect to quickly put together so dinner is ready when you get home! I love that! Here are some more of my favorite crock pot recipes. The Crock Pot Mac and Cheese is always a hit. I also love a quick dinner that can be made in a skillet! These skillet recipes make for an easy dinner.
Crock Pot Lasagna
Slow Cooker Lasagna
You will love this slow cooker lasagna. Ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses make a delicious cheese mixture that melts together for a gooey cheesy layer. This recipe is so simple you even use uncooked lasagna noodles and jarred pasta sauce. You can easily substitute cottage cheese for the ricotta and ground beef for the sausage. Make it gluten free by using gluten free noodles.
Brown sausage breaking up any large chunks, until the meat is browned, about 10 to 12 minutes. Add the spaghetti sauce and water and bring to a simmer.
In another bowl, stir together the ricotta, parsley, salt and pepper. Set aside.
Spray inside of crock pot with cooking spray. Spread a thin layer of the sauce on the bottom of the slow-cooker. Cover the sauce with a single layer of uncooked lasagna noodles (about 3), breaking the noodles as needed to fit. Spread about 1/3 cup of the ricotta mixture over the noodles. Top with about 2 cups of the sauce, then sprinkle with about 1 cup of the mozzarella and 1/4 cup of the Parmigiano-Reggiano. Repeat the layers 4 more times.
Cover and cook on low according to the manufacturer’s instructions until the noodles are tender and cooked through, about 4 hours.
Crock Pot Lasagna
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1063Calories from Fat 549
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 61g94%
Saturated Fat 30g150%
Total Carbohydrates 68g23%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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