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Grandma's Crockpot Lasagna - Family Fresh Meals Recipe
4.84 from 6 votes

Grandma's Crockpot Lasagna

With my Grandma's Crockpot Lasagna recipe, now you can have that same show-stopping dish any night of the week, without all the work!
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  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cans 15 ounces each tomato sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes undrained
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons dried parsley
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1 container 16 ounces cottage cheese
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 15 uncooked lasagna noodles
  • 8 oz ball of fresh mozzarella cut into 8-10 thin slices


  • Cook beef and onion in skillet over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, tomatoes, basil parsley, garlic and salt.
  • Mix 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese and the cottage cheese and Parmesan cheeses. (Refrigerate remaining mozzarella cheese while lasagna cooks.)
  • Prepare crockpot with cooking spray. Spoon one-fourth of the beef mixture into 6-quart slow cooker; top with 5 noodles, broken into pieces to fit. Spread with half of the cheese mixture and 4-5 slices of fresh mozzarella Then top with another one-fourth of the beef mixture. Top with 5 noodles, remaining cheese mixture, 4-5 slices of fresh mozzarella and one-fourth of the beef mixture. Top with remaining 5 noodles and remaining beef mixture.
  • Cover and cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours or until noodles are tender.
  • Sprinkle top of lasagna with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Turn off crockpot. Cover and let stand about 15-20 minutes to help it set. Cut into pieces.


Nutrition Information:

Calories: 510kcal (26%)Carbohydrates: 43g (14%)Protein: 40g (80%)Fat: 23g (35%)Saturated Fat: 12g (60%)Cholesterol: 101mg (34%)Sodium: 894mg (37%)Potassium: 498mg (14%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 3g (3%)Vitamin A: 655IU (13%)Vitamin C: 5.4mg (7%)Calcium: 537mg (54%)Iron: 3.3mg (18%)