Slow Cooker Lasagna

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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