Slow Cooker Lasagna

Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce, a slow cooker and no precooking the noodles make weeknight lasagna super easy.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 4 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
lb Italian sausage
1
pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1
cup ricotta cheese
7
uncooked lasagna noodles

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  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Stir in cooking sauce and 1 1/2 cups water.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese and the ricotta cheese. (Refrigerate remaining mozzarella cheese while lasagna cooks.) Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 3 Layer in slow cooker: 1/2 cup sausage mixture and 2 1/2 noodles, broken into pieces to fit. Top with half of the cheese mixture and 1/2 cup sausage mixture. Repeat. Top with remaining 2 noodles and remaining sausage mixture, covering noodles completely.
  • 4 Cook, covered, on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until noodles are tender. Sprinkle top of lasagna with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Let stand until cheese melts.
  • 5 Serve by cutting into pieces or spooning out.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Stir in cooking sauce and 1 1/2 cups water.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese and the ricotta cheese. (Refrigerate remaining mozzarella cheese while lasagna cooks.) Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 3 Layer in slow cooker: 1/2 cup sausage mixture and 2 1/2 noodles, broken into pieces to fit. Top with half of the cheese mixture and 1/2 cup sausage mixture. Repeat. Top with remaining 2 noodles and remaining sausage mixture, covering noodles completely.
  • 4 Cook, covered, on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until noodles are tender. Sprinkle top of lasagna with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Let stand until cheese melts.
  • 5 Serve by cutting into pieces or spooning out.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

A richer lasagna? Serve with sour cream.

If desired, garnish with Italian (flat-leaf) parsley leaves.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
590
(
Calories from Fat
290),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
32%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
1400mg
1400%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
36g
36%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
50%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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