How to Make Slow Cooker Lasagna
- In a large skillet, cook the ground beef, Italian sausage, and onion on medium flame until they turn brown.
- Add salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, parsley, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, tomato sauce, sugar and water to the beef and sausage.
- Stir and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. (You can also make the sauce in advance or use the readymade spaghetti sauce)
- In a slow cooker or crockpot, spread one-fourth of the sauce.
- Arrange the layer of uncooked noodles over the sauce.
- In a bowl, combine cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, and mozzarella cheese. Use one-third of the cheese mixture to spread on the noodles.
- Repeat layering twice.
- Top the layers with the leftover meat sauce and sprinkle extra mozzarella sauce.
- Cover and cook for about 4 to 5 hours until the noodles are tender.
- 29th day of July is celebrated as National Lasagna Day.
- In the United States, lasagna is commonly made with rippled noodles
- The word lasagna refers to the pot in which it was cooked initially. It is deemed to be derived from the Greek word Lasanon which means chamber pot.