1 pound ground beef or turkey
1 small onion, chopped
1 medium garlic clove, minced
28 oz canned crushed or diced tomatoes
15 oz canned tomato sauce
small can of tomato paste
1 small can of mushrooms
Bell pepper, chopped
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp basil
1 cup veggies of your choice, chopped small
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 1/2 cups mozarella cheese
No cook lasagna noodles(1/2 box)
Heat large skillet and cook onion & bellpepper. Cook ground meat. Add each ingredient one at a time (excluding the cheese & noodles), pausing between each to let it simmer a minute or so. Once all ingredients are in skillet let simmer about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir together ricotta cheese & mozarella cheese.
Spoon 1/3 of skillet mixture into a 5-quart crock pot. (cover the bottom) Break 3 lasagna noodles in half and arrange top with cheese mixture. (spread on carefully, like peanut butter) and arrange over beef mixture. Repeat the steps 2 or 3 times, depending on how much meat mixture you have, ending with meat mixture on top.
Cover crockpot and cook on low setting for 4 to 6 hours. Remove cover when donw, turn off and enjoy.
Good served with side salad and garlic bread.
This is a good, healthy, easy meal.