Crockpots are a lifesaver. They can make any dish easy and perfectly tender. For instance, in the past, we had to use the oven to cook lasagna. Nowadays, we can just pop in the lasagna to a crockpot and we can expect equally great tasting lasagna! Read on and discover how you can make this hassle-free crockpot lasagna recipe at home.
We really can’t get enough of the efficiency of the crockpot. All it takes is a few minutes, and you’ll have a tender and flavorful meal. To have a more earthy flavor to your lasagna, we recommend using herbs like basil and rosemary. The strong aroma of the herbs will make you crave for more.
To complete the meal, add toss up some leafy sides for a nutritious meal. We think our broccoli and tortellini salad would make for a great side dish! Serve this crockpot lasagna recipe for lunch or dinner and it’s going to be one memorable dish that you will definitely add to your arsenal.
How To Make Crockpot Lasagna
A delicious lasagna made without the hassle – all you need is a crockpot!
In a skillet, saute onions and brown ground beef in oil over medium heat.
Add garlic powder, tomato sauce, tomato paste, salt, pepper, and oregano. Cook long enough to get it warm.
In a bowl mix the ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, and mozzarella cheese.
Spoon a layer of meat sauce onto the bottom of the crockpot.
Add a double layer of uncooked lasagna noodles, break to fit, and top with cheese mixture. Repeat layers two more times.
Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.
Let it cool for 5 minutes before serving it hot.
- Sugar: 13g
- Calcium: 823mg
- Calories: 947kcal
- Carbohydrates: 42g
- Cholesterol: 200mg
- Fat: 60g
- Fiber: 5g
- Iron: 6mg
- Monounsaturated Fat: 22g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
- Potassium: 1358mg
- Protein: 60g
- Saturated Fat: 30g
- Sodium: 2649mg
- Trans Fat: 1g
- Vitamin A: 2169IU
- Vitamin C: 18mg
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I substitute the ground turkey for a different protein?
You can use whatever meat you prefer. Follow the same proportions given and use anything from ground beef to pork. We used turkey as a healthier alternative.
How long can I store this dish?
You can store this crockpot lasagna dish for a couple of days, just make sure that it is placed in an airtight container inside the refrigerator. We recommend heating it up in the microwave before serving for 2 minutes.
ConclusionWith this Crockpot Lasagna recipe we've kept things light and healthy. With lower in fat choices for cheese and meats, you don't have to worry about enjoying a second helping of this meal.
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