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Slow Cooker Lasagna

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  • Makes4 Servings
Slow Cooker Lasagna

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This slow cooker lasagna recipe is so easy and so delicious you may never go back to the baked version!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce, or tomato sauce

  • 1 pkg no-cook lasagna noodles

  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella

  • 500 ml container ricotta

  • 1 egg

  • 1/3 cup milk

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/2 cup Parmesan

  • salt

  • black pepper

Instructions

  • Spray a large skillet with cooking spray. Brown beef, garlic and onion then stir in spaghetti sauce and water (the noodles will absorb some of this liquid during cooking) .

  • In a separate bowl combine ricotta, milk, and egg. Stir until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  • Oil slow cooker (or use a slow cooker insert bag) and cover bottom of pot with sauce mixture. Cover with a layer of noodles, 1/3 of cheese mixture, 1/4 of meat sauce and top with mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Continue two more layers depending on the size of your pot.

  • Top with remaining meat sauce and sprinkle with cheese.

  • Cook on low for 6 hours or until noodles are cooked and liquid has been absorbed but lasagna is not dry.

By Helen Williams, 15minutemom.com

We love lasagna but never have enough time for it to cook in the oven. I modified our favourite recipe and have found this version works well. The best part is that it is ready when we get home from work.

This article was originally published on May 18, 2012

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