Slow Cooker

Italian Sausage Lasagna

with ricotta

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 24 oz. Italian Pork Sausage Links
  • 2 Red Bell Peppers
  • 12 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • Info
    10 oz. Lasagna Noodles
  • 1 Red Onion
  • Info
    4 oz. Ricotta
  • Info
    3 oz. Shredded Asiago Cheese
  • Info
    6 tsp. Chicken Demi-Glace Concentrate
  • ¼ oz. Parsley

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Pot
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Break noodles into large chunks.

    Mince parsley, leaves and stems.

    Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut red bell peppers into 1/2" wide strips.

    Halve and peel onion. Slice halves into thin strips.

    Combine ricotta, parsley, 1/3 the cheese (reserve remaining for topping), 2 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl.

    Remove Italian sausage from casing.

  2. 2

    Start the Meal

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. If using an electric pressure cooker, fold edges on top in before putting on lid.

    Combine red bell peppers, onion, demi-glace, marinara, Italian sausage, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in a slow cooker.

    Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4 hours.

  3. 3

    Cook the Noodles

    After 3 1/2 hours, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Once water is boiling, add noodles and cook until al dente, 7-9 minutes.

    Drain noodles in a colander. Set aside.

    When 10 minutes are left to cook, stir noodles into slow cooker.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping lasagna with remaining cheese and ricotta mixture. Bon appétit!

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