Slow Cooker Baked Ziti

1
Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

This recipe was on a TV show today and I thought I would share it.
Great for working moms, and summer meals as well. Enjoy!

Found this great slow cooker website:
facebook.com/happycrockin

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
4 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4
    italian sausage
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1
    15 oz container ricotta cheese
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese (divided)
  • 1 c
    parmesean cheese (divided)
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano
  • 2 can(s)
    (26 oz) jars of spaghetti sauce
  • 1 box
    ziti pasta (uncooked) but rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 tsp
    chopped parsely

How to Make Slow Cooker Baked Ziti

Step-by-Step

  1. Coat a 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.

    In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook sausage, onion, and garlic 6 to 8 minutes, or until browned; drain and set aside.

    In a medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, egg whites, 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, and oregano; mix well.
  2. In the slow cooker, layer 2 cups sauce, half the sausage mixture, 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, half the ziti, and half the ricotta mixture; repeat layers. Top with remaining sauce and remaining mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle the remaining Parmesan cheese and parsley on top.
  3. Cover and cook on low 4 to 5 hours, or until pasta is tender.

Printable Recipe Card

About Slow Cooker Baked Ziti

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 20 Comments & Reviews

Parmesan Baked Pork Chops Recipe

Parmesan Baked Pork Chops

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The best pork chop recipe ever! Over 1 million social shares - you know you have to try this easy pork chop recipe. Click here for the Parmesan Baked Pork...

7 Baked Ham Recipes For The Holidays

7 Baked Ham Recipes for the Holidays

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If ham is on your holiday menu, try one of these 7 baked ham recipes. They'll be a delicious addition to any holiday meal and guests are guaranteed to ask...

11 Recipes To Bring You Luck In The New Year

11 Recipes to Bring You Luck in the New Year

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Start the new year on the right foot by making one of these lucky recipes.