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Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe

This easy to make and delicious Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe is perfect for serving a crowd without much work. Take it to parties, cookouts and potlucks. Yum!
Course Entree
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 355 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan


For Beef

  • 1 lb Lean ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 - 15 oz cans of crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar or Stevia
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 onion chopped
  • Salt + Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil

For Cheese

  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese
  • 15 oz Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Lasagna Noodles uncooked
  • 3 cups Mozzarella Cheese
  • Fresh Basil


For Beef

  1. Heat skillet with olive oil on medium heat
  2. Add onions and Italian Seasoning. Saute until softened
  3. Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute
  4. Add beef and cook while breaking it down into small pieces
  5. Drain excess liquid
  6. Add tomatoes, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the mixture starts to boil
  7. Add water and cook until the sauce is thick but still a bit runny. Check for seasoning

For Cheese

  1. Mix everything into a bowl. Check for seasoning


  1. Spray the inside of your slow cooker with non-stick spray
  2. Add 1/4 of the meat mixture
  3. Cover with lasagna noodles (you might need to break them up a bit so that they fit)
  4. Add 1/3 of ricotta mixture, top with 1/4 beef and 1/3 cheese
  5. Cover with lasagna noodles
  6. Add 1/3 of ricotta mixture, top with 1/4 beef and 1/3 cheese
  7. Cover with lasagna noodles
  8. Add 1/3 of ricotta mixture, top with 1/4 beef and 1/3 cheese
  9. Cover with lasagna noodles
  10. Add 1/3 cup of cheese
  11. Cover with lid and cook on low for 4-5 hours
  12. Uncover and add 1 cup of cheese
  13. Cover for 5-10 or until cheese is melted
  14. Top with herbs
  15. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

I used a 6 quart slow cooker

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 355 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 106mg35%
Sodium 435mg19%
Potassium 314mg9%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 615IU12%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 407mg41%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.