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crock pot bowtie casserole

Recipe by
Tawnya Gardner
Woodland, CA

This popped up on my wall from a friend's time line on Facebook. I asked her where she got it and she had no idea.. I have no idea where it came from either.

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 7 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For crock pot bowtie casserole

  • 1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 sm
    onion, chopped
  • 1 clove
  • 1 can
    (15 oz) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can
    (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 oz
    frozen spinach, thawed (you can also use fresh)
  • 16 oz
    bow tie pasta, cooked
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese (shredded)
  • 1 1/2 c
    mozzarella, shredded

How To Make crock pot bowtie casserole

  • 1
    Brown ground beef with onion and garlic.
  • 2
    Put in crock-pot and add sauce, tomatoes and seasonings. Cook for 6-7 hours on low.
  • 3
    Add the last 4 ingredients during the last 30 minutes of cooking and turn crock-pot to high. Add fresh spinach, pasta, Parmesan and 1 cup of the mozzarella and mix well.
  • 4
    Add the last 1/2 cup of mozzarella to melt on the top.