Slow Cooker Vegetable Lasagna - Mayo Clinic Health System

Published On: Dec 03 2012 11:18:10 AM CST

Slow-Cooker Vegetable Lasagna

Time Prep: 20 minutes

Total: 4 hours20 minutes

Servings Total: 8 servings

 

What You Need:

1 Tbsp.  oil

1/2 lb.  sliced fresh mushrooms

2 red peppers, coarsely chopped

1 pkg. (6 oz.) baby spinach leaves

1 jar (24 oz.) spaghetti sauce

1 container (15 oz.) Polly-o Natural Part Skim Ricotta Cheese

1 Pkg. (8 oz.)Kraft Shredded Italian Five Cheese with a Touch of Philadelphia, divided

1/4 cupKraft Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided

1 egg

6 whole wheat lasagna noodles, uncooked

 

Make It:

HEAT oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add mushrooms and peppers; cook and stir 3 min. Remove from heat. Add spinach; stir until wilted. Stir in spaghetti sauce.

MIX ricotta, 1-1/2 cups shredded cheese, 2 Tbsp. Parmesan and egg until blended.

SPOON 1-1/2 cups sauce into slow cooker; top with layers of half each of the noodles (broken to fit) and ricotta mixture. Cover with 2 cups sauce. Top with remaining noodles (broken to fit), ricotta mixture and sauce. Cover with lid.

COOK on low 4 to 5 hours (or on high 2 to 3 hours) or until liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses; let stand, covered, 10 min. or until shredded cheese is melted.

Purchase

Fresh mushrooms

Red peppers

Baby spinach

Polly-o Natural Part Skim Ricotta Cheese

Kraft Shredded Italian Five Cheese with a Touch of Philadelphia

Whole wheat lasagna noodles

 

Pantry

Parmesan cheese

Oil

Spaghetti sauce

Eggs

Nutrition

Calories

380

Total fat

 17g

Saturated fat

 9 g

Cholesterol

 65 mg

Sodium

 690 mg

Carbohydrate

 34 g

Dietary fiber

 6 g

Sugars

 8 g

Protein

 22 g

Vitamin A

 70 %DV