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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Cooking Thursday

I tried a new lasagne recipe last week. It's one that's made in the crockpot, so it doesn't cut into the nice squares like a regular recipe, but it was very easy to make and tasted wonderful!
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 Crockpot Lasagne

2 lbs cooked ground hamburger meat
1/2  onion chopped
2 jars marinara sauce (I used Classico - tomato basil)
 1/2 box lasagna noodles (uncooked)
1 (2 lb) tub ricotta cheese
3 cups mozzarella cheese
1 egg (beaten)
1/2 teaspoon salt

Add a little olive oil to a skillet and cook onions until caramelized
Add hamburger meat to onions (season with your favorite seasonings – I use seasoned salt, garlic and oregano) until browned, then add marinara sauce. Simmer while making cheese mixture below.
Combine ricotta cheese, salt, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, and egg.
Spray crock pot with cooking spray,
Start layering in the crock pot. Add a layer of meat (doesn’t need to be thick)
Then add a layer of uncooked noodles
Then a layer of the cheese mixture
You will then repeat those layers one more time
Finish with the rest of the meat sauce and 1-2 cups mozzarella cheese.
Cook on low for 3 hours (low so the noodles don’t over cook)

13 comments:

Betsy Brock said...

yum....I can almost smell that!

Sola Scriptura said...

That looks good! I like to use the slow cooker on busy days so this recipe looks great to me. I wouldn't have thought of making lasagne this way!

Amy at love made my home said...

I never would have thought of making lasagne in this way!!! It really is amazing what you can cook in a crock pot isn't it. xx

Hootin' Anni said...

Seems like a lot of work that goes into it tho. My lasagna is simpler. But, OH this looks so yummy.

Unknown said...

Looks good and the recipe sounds great for the crock pot, and I am all for anything cooked that way.

Judy said...

This looks so good, I'm going to print this out. It sounds perfect for a time when I need to put something in the crock-pot when there is no time to cook.

Kerin said...

Oh, how nice to be able to do a lasagna in the crock pot!
Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

Brooke said...

sounds quick and easy - my specialty!!

Jenny said...

WOWWWWW~! First chilly day here, I'm making this. Thanks Maribeth xoxo

Felicia said...

This looks so good. Lasagna is one of our favorite meals and I like that this is easier to make.

Beth Cotell said...

Looks delish! I love anything made in a crock pot - no matter how it looks!

Terri D said...

I'm sure it is delicious! The worst part of making lasagna is cooking the noodles, so anytime that step can be cut out is great!

Cherdecor said...

This looks really good.