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Crock Pot Lasagna

 
One serving costs about $1.8

$1.80 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

8 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner mediterranean,european,italian
spoonacular Score:51%

Spoonacular Score: 51%

 

Crock Pot Lasagna might be a good recipe to expand your main course recipe box. This recipe serves 8. One portion of this dish contains around 28g of protein, 11g of fat, and a total of 334 calories. For $1.8 per serving, this recipe covers 20% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe from Foodista requires parmesan cheese, parsley, onion powder, and basil flakes. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. It is a rather cheap recipe for fans of Mediterranean food. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 51%. This score is solid. Crock-Pot Lasagna, Crock Pot Lasagna (Ww), and Crock Pot Lasagna are very similar to this recipe.

Lasagne on the menu? Try pairing with Chianti, Montepulciano, and Sangiovese. Lasagna pairs well with medium-bodied red wine with higher acidity. Sangiovese, Montepulciano, and Chianti all fit the bill. One wine you could try is Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva. It has 4.2 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 27 dollars.

Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva

The aromas of this complex red wine range from cherries and plums to gladiolus flowers and earthy flint. The tannic, oak-aged flavors are bright and round, with a dry, warm, earthy finish. Recommended for barbecued meat, like sliced Chianina steak, or with game, such as pheasant stuffed with truffles. It is also excellent with mature cheese.

» Get this wine on Wine.com

Ingredients

Servings:
1 lb
1 lb lean ground beef
lean ground beef
2 cups
2 cups diced eggplant
diced eggplant
1 jar
1 jar marinara sauce
marinara sauce
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps red pepper flakes
red pepper flakes
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps garlic powder
garlic powder
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps onion powder
onion powder
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps basil
basil
1 cup
1 cup water
water
15 oz
15 oz part skim ricotta cheese
part skim ricotta cheese
1 tsp
1 tsp parsley
parsley
0.25 cups
0.25 cups egg beaters
egg beaters
1 cup
1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
shredded parmesan cheese
8
8  packaged no-boil lasagna noodles
packaged no-boil lasagna noodles
1 lb lean ground beef
1 lb
lean ground beef
2 cups diced eggplant
2 cups
diced eggplant
1 jar marinara sauce
1 jar
marinara sauce
0.25 tsps red pepper flakes
0.25 tsps
red pepper flakes
0.25 tsps garlic powder
0.25 tsps
garlic powder
0.25 tsps onion powder
0.25 tsps
onion powder
0.25 tsps basil
0.25 tsps
basil
1 cup water
1 cup
water
15 oz part skim ricotta cheese
15 oz
part skim ricotta cheese
1 tsp parsley
1 tsp
parsley
0.25 cups egg beaters
0.25 cups
egg beaters
1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
1 cup
shredded parmesan cheese
8  packaged no-boil lasagna noodles
8
packaged no-boil lasagna noodles

Equipment

slow cooker
slow cooker
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
slow cooker
slow cooker
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Brown the ground beef in a heated skillet and drain off any fat and water. Stir in the pepper, sauce, onion powder, garlic powder, basil flakes, water, and eggplant. In a bowl combine the egg, cheeses and parsley. Place a layer of meat sauce on the bottom of a crock pot. I find my oval shaped on works the best here. Top with 2-3 noodles, nipping off the corners in order to get a nice fit. Add another layer of meat sauce and then one thick layer of the cheese mixture. Top with a final layer of noodles and then a final layer of meat sauce. Cover and cook on low 3-4 hours.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.80
Ingredient
1 pound lean ground beef
2 cups diced eggplant
1 jar marinara sauce
¼ teaspoons red pepper flakes
¼ teaspoons garlic powder
¼ teaspoons onion powder
15 ounces part skim ricotta cheese
¼ cups egg beaters
1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
8 packaged no-boil lasagna noodles
Price
$5.13
$0.54
$2.67
$0.03
$0.02
$0.02
$1.97
$0.59
$2.11
$1.28
$14.36

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can choose lean ground beef or switch to ground turkey or ground bison if you prefer less fatty meat.

  • The great thing about parmesan cheese is that a little goes a long way, especially if you're buying the real deal.

  • If you prefer lean meat but want to switch it up, try ground turkey, pork, or even bison!

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

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Cooking Tips

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

  • If parmesan plays a big role in the flavor of your dish (or if you're a serious foodie or serious about avoiding additivies) it might be worth your time to track down "true" parmesan, Parmigiano Reggiano.

  • Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the cooking process — even at the very last minute?especially delicate herbs like cilantro, basil, and dill. Hardier herbs like bay leaves, rosemary, and thyme can be added earlier.

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

  • Parmesan cheese is traditionally made using rennet, an animal-derived enzyme. For this reason, true parmesan cheese is not suitable for vegetarians. You might be able to find a vegetarian hard cheese to substitute.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
333 Calories
28g Protein
10g Total Fat
30g Carbs
15% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
333
17%

Fat
10g
17%

  Saturated Fat
6g
38%

Carbohydrates
30g
10%

  Sugar
5g
6%

Cholesterol
60mg
20%

Sodium
768mg
33%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
28g
57%

Selenium
39µg
56%

Phosphorus
377mg
38%

Calcium
317mg
32%

Zinc
4mg
31%

Vitamin B12
1µg
27%

Vitamin D
3µg
26%

Vitamin B3
4mg
23%

Vitamin B2
0.39mg
23%

Manganese
0.41mg
21%

Vitamin B6
0.39mg
20%

Potassium
667mg
19%

Iron
3mg
17%

Vitamin A
755IU
15%

Magnesium
57mg
14%

Copper
0.27mg
13%

Vitamin E
1mg
12%

Fiber
2g
11%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Folate
34µg
9%

Vitamin C
6mg
8%

Vitamin B1
0.09mg
6%

Vitamin K
4µg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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