Slow Cooker Lasagna

There’s nothing better than homemade lasagna. This recipe for Slow Cooker Lasagna is classic comfort food made easy. This recipe is perfect for those busy weeknights when you don’t have time to cook.

 

Looking for more easy slow cooker recipes? Try our Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef or Meat Lover’s Slow Cooker Jambalaya.

Slow Cooker Lasagna from Dewig Meats. There's nothing better than homemade lasagna. This recipe for Slow Cooker Lasagna is classic comfort food made easy. It's perfect for busy weeknights!

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Darla (Dewig) Kiesel for this recipe!

Slow Cooker Lasagna
 
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 8-10 servings
Ingredients
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  • 1 box lasagna noodles, uncooked
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Coloma Frozen Foods Diced Onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 1/2 cups (2 jars) marinara sauce
  • ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pound Dewig Meats Ground Beef or Dewig Meats Pan Sausage
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • kosher salt
  • 16 ounce whole milk ricotta
  • 2 Tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 slow cooker liner
Instructions
  1. Add meat, garlic, and onions to skillet. Season with salt.
  2. Brown in skillet until no longer pink.
  3. Reduce heat to low.
  4. Add 3 cups of marinara sauce to skillet.
  5. Stir and cook 2-3 additional minutes.
  6. In a large bowl, combine ricotta, 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper. Stir until combined.
  7. Line the slow cooker with a liner or spray with cooking spray.
  8. Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  9. Place a layer of noodles in the bottom of the slow cooker (you will have to break the noodles to fit).
  10. Spoon a layer of meat on top of the noodles.
  11. Next add a layer of mozzarella cheese, then a layer of the ricotta mixture.
  12. Repeat until all ingredients are gone, ending with mozzarella cheese on top.
  13. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours.
  14. When finished cooking, garnish with additional Parmesan cheese and parsley.
 

 

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