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Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna

One-pot lasagna takes on a new meaning with this easy-to-cook slow cooker recipe. Double the batch and freeze for a quick dinner later.

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Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna

Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pint mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded, chopped
  • 1 large sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • 1 pound 2% cottage cheese
  • 2 cups (plus 1/2 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (26 oz.) jar low-sodium pasta sauce
  • 2 large zucchini, sliced ¼-inch thick
  • 8 ounces no-boil whole wheat lasagna noodles

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat; add mushrooms, peppers, onions and spinach, and cook 5 minutes, or until water evaporates.
  2. Mix cottage cheese, 2 cups mozzarella cheese and salt in mixing bowl.
  3. Assemble lasagna in slow cooker as follows: ⅓ of pasta sauce, single layer noodles, ⅓ of cooked vegetables, single layer zucchini and ⅓ of cottage cheese mixture. Repeat for another 2 layers. Sprinkle ½ cup mozzarella cheese on top.
  4. Cook on low 5 hours, or until noodles and zucchini are tender.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 490Total Fat: 16.32gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 379mgCarbohydrates: 50.81gFiber: 4.64gProtein: 31.17g

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Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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