Slow-Cooker Italian Sausage Lasagna

Add something cheesy to your family’s Italian dinner! Enjoy this slow-cooked sausage lasagna – a delightful meal.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 6 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3/4
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1/2
cup chopped onion
2
cans (15 oz each) Italian-style tomato sauce
2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
container (15 oz) part-skim ricotta cheese
1
cup grated Parmesan cheese
3
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (12 oz)
12
uncooked lasagna noodles
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, basil and salt.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and 2 cups of the mozzarella cheese.
  • 3 Spray 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Into cooker, spoon 1/4 of the sausage mixture. Top with 4 noodles, broken into pieces to fit. Top with half of the cheese mixture and 1/4 of the sausage mixture. Top with 4 noodles, remaining cheese mixture and 1/4 of the sausage mixture. Top with remaining 4 noodles and remaining sausage mixture.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 5 About 10 minutes before serving, sprinkle top of lasagna with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Cover; let stand about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut lasagna into pieces.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    760
    (
    Calories from Fat
    320),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    35g
    35%
    (Saturated Fat
    17g,
    17%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    1780mg
    1780%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    68g
    68%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    43g
    43%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    90%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 4 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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