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Slow Cooker Lasagna - Recipe

An easy slow cooker recipe for a delicious traditional Italian dish. The lasagna noodles do not need to be precooked for this recipe, which decreases the time required to prepare this dish.
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Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe
  • Brown the ground beef, onion, and garlic in a skillet on the stovetop over medium heat. Cook until meat is no longer pink. Drain the grease.
  • Add the spaghetti sauce, salt, and oregano to the ground beef and stir until well mixed.
  • Spread 1/4 of the meat sauce on the bottom of an ungreased 5 quart slow cooker.
  • Place one 1/3 of the uncooked lasagna noodles over the meat in the bottom of the crock.
  • Combine all the cheeses together and mix well. Spread 1/3 of the cheese mixture over the noodles.
  • Repeat with two more layers of meat, noodles, and cheese in the order stated above. Finish with the last 1/4 of meat sauce on top.
  • Place the cover on the slow cooker and turn it on high. Cook for 1 hour on high and then turn down to low and cook for an additional 2 to 3 hours.
  • Cook until noodles are tender. Remove the cover, cut into serving size pieces and remove with a spatula.
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Container: 5-quart slow cooker
Servings: 10
-1 pound ground beef
-1 large onion, finely chopped
-2 cloves garlic, minced
-1 jar spaghetti sauce (26 oz.)
-1 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon dried oregano (1/2 tsp. if ground)
-1 package lasagne noodles (8 oz.)
-4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
-1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese or cottage cheese
-1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese