Presto Pasta Nights: Slow Cooker Lasagna

Ruth over at Once Upon A Feast created the Presto Pasta Nights. So my very first Slow Cooker Lasagna may be a nice addition for this weekly event.

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Title: Slow Cooker Lasagna
Categories: Crockpot
Yield: 8 Servings

Slow Cooker Lasagna 012


450 grams   Bulk Italian sausage
1 medium   Onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
3 cans   (15 ounces each) Italian-style tomato sauce
2 teasp.   Dried basil leaves
1/2 teasp.   Salt
2 cups   Shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
1     Container (15 ounces) part-skim ricotta cheese
1 cup   Grated Parmesan cheese
15     Uncooked lasagna noodles


  Edited *RK* 03/03/2007 by
  Ulrike Westphal


1. Cook sausage and onion in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, basil and salt.

2. Mix 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese and the ricotta and Parmesan cheeses. (Refrigerate remaining mozzarella cheese while lasagna cooks.)

3. Spoon one-fourth of the sausage mixture into 6-quart slow cooker; top with 5 noodles, broken into pieces to fit. Spread with half of the cheese mixture and one-fourth of the sausage mixture. Top with 5 noodles, remaining cheese mixture and one-fourth of the sausage mixture. Top with remaining 5 noodles and remaining sausage mixture.

4. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 hours or until noodles are tender.

5. Sprinkle top of lasagna with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Cover and let stand about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut into pieces.

:Prep Time:25 min
:Start to Finish:6 hr 35 min


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2 thoughts on “Presto Pasta Nights: Slow Cooker Lasagna

  1. Ruth (

    What a delicious entry
    Ulrike, what a great entry! I’ve used my crockpot for a lasagna recipe and now I’ll have two!

    Thanks so much for joining in Presto Pasta Nights. Hopefully, you’ll send more delicious recipes.


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