Cheese Stuffed Italian Meatballs – cheesy and easy slow cooked meatballs
Submitted by Sandy Shelby.
Extra lean ground beef or ground turkey, browned, Chili with no beans, Black beans, drained, Diced tomatoes with chilies, Mild enchilada sauce, Sliced black...
Spinach Lasagna – great spinach lasagna recipe for the slow cooker
- 2 Jars Favorite Sauce
- 1 Package Whole Wheat Lasagna Noodles
- 2 Pounds Ground Beef, lean
- 16 Ounces Cottage Cheese or Ricotta
- Fresh Basil
- 1 Clove of Garlic
- 1 Can Whole Black Olives
- 2 Cups Mozzarella Cheese
- 1 Package Fresh Spinach, frozen won't work
- 2 Tablespoons Italian Seasoning
- 2-3 Tablespoons basil
Chop up basil and crush garlic put to side (save half for cheese mixture)
Brown the meat with some basil, seasoning, and garlic.
Drain meat and put to side to cool.
Mix cottage or ricotta cheese with basil, seasoning, and garlic in a small bowl.
Bottom layer of pot with marinara, beef, then noodles.
Next layer is cheese mixture, spinach, marinara, then mozzarella.
Next layer is noodles, beef, marinara.
Repeat until you get to about 1/4 of the way to the top of pot.
Then add whole olives (they will pop in your mouth and taste better than sliced) and cover with remaining marinara and mozzarella.
Cover it and cook on LOW for 3-3.5 hours.
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