Fix it and forget it: How to make lasagna in your slow cooker

Add four or five cups spaghetti sauce, depending on how firm or juicy you like the finished lasagna 

By Hope Comerford

Published September 29, 2019 4:30PM (EDT)

Slow Cooker Lasagna (Skyhorse Publishing)
Slow Cooker Lasagna (Skyhorse Publishing)

Excerpted with permission from Fix-It and Forget-It Best of Fall Recipes: Quick and Delicious Slow Cooker Meals by Hope Comerford. Copyright 2019 by Good Books, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

A collection of more than 150 of the very best harvest recipes from the New York Times bestselling series, Fix-It-and-Forget-It Best of Fall Recipes includes fan favorites that capture the spirit of fall, everyone's favorite time of the year. Hope Comerford is the blogger behind A Busy Mom’s Slow Cooker Adventures and is the editor and author of several Fix-It and Forget-It books. She is passionate about slow-cooking and writing easy, delicious recipes.


Recipe: Slow-Cooker Lasagna

Makes 6–8 servings 

Ideal slow cooker: 4-qt.

  • 1 lb. ground beef, browned 
  • 4–5 cups spaghetti sauce, depending on how firm or juicy you like the finished lasagna 
  • 1 (24-oz.) container cottage cheese 
  • 1 egg 
  • 8–10 lasagna noodles, uncooked 
  • 2–3 cups mozzarella cheese

1. Combine ground beef and spaghetti sauce in a bowl. 

2. Combine cottage cheese and egg in a bowl. 

3. Layer half each of the ground beef mixture, the uncooked noodles, the cottage cheese mixture, and the mozzarella cheese in slow cooker. Repeat layers. 

4. Cover and cook on high 4 to 5 hours or on low 6 to 8 hours. 

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Hope Comerford

Hope Comerford is the author of "Fix-It and Forget-It Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes: Quick and Easy Dinners, Casseroles, Soups, Stews, and More!"

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