Slow Cooker Lasagna

Slow Cooker Lasagna

  • Cook Time

    4 hours 30 minute

  • servings

    4

  • appliance

    Slow Cooker

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What You'll Need
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 lb. ground, beef, pork, or sausage
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon freshly chopped oregano or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped basil
  • 1 14.5 can of tomato sauce
  • 4 to 8 lasagna noodles
  • 1 cup beef broth
What To Do
  1. Heat the oil in the searing pot over a medium heat until shimmering.
  2. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until the onions are softened and slightly browned.
  3. Remove the onion mixture to a large bowl.
  4. Add the sausage to the searing pot and cook over a medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or just until it is no longer pink.
  5. Add the sausage to the bowl with the onions and stir in the oregano.
  6. In another bowl, add the ricotta, half of the mozzarella, and basil and stir until well blended.
  7. Spoon two tablespoons of the spaghetti sauce into the bottom of a 4  x 8 1/2 inch ovenproof loaf pan.
  8. Arrange a layer of noodles into the pan. Spoon some of the meat mixture and spaghetti sauce over the noodles.
  9. Repeat with another layer of noodles spread with some of the cheese mixture.
  10. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.
  11. Wrap the entire pan in foil. Place the pan into the slow cooker. Fill the slow cooker with an inch of water. Set the slow cooker to 4 hours on high.
  12. Remove the lasagna from the slow cooker.
  13. Remove the foil and sprinkle the top of the lasagna with the remaining cheese.
  14. Preheat the broiler.
  15. Place the lasagna under the broiler for 3 to 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.