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Best Slow Cooker Beef Lasagna Recipe

Slow cooker lasagna takes all the hard work out of this classic dish. Try this rich, hearty recipe for a family dinner night.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian, Slow Cooker
Keyword Beef Lasagna
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb lasagna pasta
  • 4 cups of my homemade vegetable marinara sauce OR 1 jar of pasta sauce
  • 1 1/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup Italian cheese blend
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • salt & pepper for taste optional
  • parsley flakes optional


  • Brown the ground beef over medium heat, and drain all of the fat.
  • Pour in the marinara sauce, and sprinkle in the Italian seasoning ( not show in video).
  • Add in 1 cup cottage cheese, and 1/2 cup Italian blend cheese.
  • Stir until everything is well combined, turn of the stove, and remove the pan from the heat.
  • Break the lasagna pasta in halves ( or smaller), and toss into the slow cooker.
  • Pour in the meat & cheese sauce.
  • Fold the ingredients.
  • Top off with the remaining 1/4 cottage cheese, and 1 cup of the Italian cheese blend.
  • Sprinkle the parsley flakes on top, then top the slow cooker with the lid.
  • Cook on low for 3 hours.
  • Turn the slow cooker off.
  • Serve & enjoy!