Slow-Cooker Mushroom Spinach Lasagna

Slow-Cooker Mushroom Spinach Lasagna
Slow Cooker Mushroom Spinach Lasagna
Hunt's

Slow Cooker Mushroom Spinach Lasagna

A vegetarian lasagna recipe made with a mushroom-spinach tomato sauce layered with uncooked lasagna noodles and cheese in a slow cooker. Recipe courtesy of Hunt’s.

6
Servings
383
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray, such as PAM
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 8-ounce package fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 1 6-ounce package baby spinach leaves
  • 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, un-drained, such as Hunt's
  • 2 Cups tomato sauce, such as Hunt's
  • ½ Teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • ¼ Teaspoon salt
  • 1 8-ounce container part-skim ricotta cheese
  • ½ Cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • ¼ Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 dry lasagna noodles, uncooked
  • 1½ Cup shredded Italian blend cheese

Directions

Spray the inside of a 4-quart slow cooker with the cooking spray. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the spinach; cook 3 minutes more or until the mushrooms are tender and spinach is wilted, stirring occasionally. Stir in the tomatoes with their juices, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, combine the ricotta cheese, ¼ cup of the Parmigiano-Reggiano and pepper in small bowl; set aside.

Spread ¾ cup of the sauce mixture over the bottom of the slow cooker. Layer 3 lasagna noodles over the sauce mixture, breaking the noodles to fit. Top with ¾ cup of the sauce mixture, the ricotta cheese mixture and 1 cup of the Italian cheese. Top with ¾ cup sauce mixture and the remaining 3 lasagna noodles, breaking to fit. Spoon the remaining sauce mixture over the noodles.

Cover; cook on low for 5 hours or until the noodles are tender. Sprinkle with the remaining ½ cup Italian cheese and remaining ¼ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano. Cover; let stand 5 minutes or until the cheese melts.

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
23g
36%
Sugar
7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Cholesterol
54mg
18%
Protein
19g
38%
Carbs
26g
9%
Vitamin A
306µg
34%
Vitamin B12
0.5µg
8.2%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
13.7%
Vitamin C
22mg
37%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
3mg
14%
Vitamin K
146µg
100%
Calcium
448mg
45%
Fiber
4g
15%
Folate (food)
84µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
84µg
21%
Iron
3mg
14%
Magnesium
67mg
17%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
9%
Phosphorus
338mg
48%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
641mg
18%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
22.5%
Sodium
914mg
38%
Thiamin (B1)
0.5mg
31.2%
Trans
0.3g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
15%

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