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Meat Lasagna
A simply delicious slow cooker lasagna recipe with ground meat, tomato sauce and mozzarella, parmesan and romano cheese. 
 
Ingredients:
2 pounds lean ground veal or beef 
2 garlic cloves, minced
¼ sweet onion, minced
Salt and ground black pepper
1 (14 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce  
1 (16 ounce) jar alfredo sauce 
1 package uncooked lasagna noodles 
3-4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
¼ cup mixed Parmesan and Romano cheese, grated
Non-stick cooking spray 
 
Directions:
In a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, add the ground meat, garlic and onions; sauté until meat is browned.  Drain.
Lightly coat the bottom of a slow cooker with cooking spray.  
Place a layer of lasagna noodles in bottom of slow cooker. 
Spoon a layer of meat mixture over the noodles. 
Layer approximately 1/3 jar of spaghetti sauce and alfredo sauce. 
Add with some mozzarella, and parmesan/romano mix. 
Repeat for two more layers.  
Cover and cook on high for 2 hours. 
 
Serves 6-8

Meat Lasagna

A simply delicious slow cooker lasagna recipe with ground meat, tomato sauce and mozzarella, parmesan and romano cheese.

 

Ingredients:

2 pounds lean ground veal or beef

2 garlic cloves, minced

¼ sweet onion, minced

Salt and ground black pepper

1 (14 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce 

1 (16 ounce) jar alfredo sauce

1 package uncooked lasagna noodles

3-4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

¼ cup mixed Parmesan and Romano cheese, grated

Non-stick cooking spray

 

Directions:

In a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, add the ground meat, garlic and onions; sauté until meat is browned.  Drain.

Lightly coat the bottom of a slow cooker with cooking spray. 

Place a layer of lasagna noodles in bottom of slow cooker.

Spoon a layer of meat mixture over the noodles.

Layer approximately 1/3 jar of spaghetti sauce and alfredo sauce.

Add with some mozzarella, and parmesan/romano mix.

Repeat for two more layers. 

Cover and cook on high for 2 hours.

 

Serves 6-8

Lemon Chicken Recipe
An easy and tasty Lemon chicken recipe that you will enjoy any night of the week. 
 
Ingredients:
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves1/4 cup reduced sodium chicken broth1/4 cup lemon juice2 tablespoon unsalted butter1 tablespoon Italian seasoning1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon onion powderSalt and ground pepper, to taste
 
Directions:
Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper. 
Melt butter in skillet over medium-high heat, brown both sides of chicken.
Place chicken in slow cooker.
Add chicken broth to skillet to loosen bits.
Pour liquid over chicken.
Sprinkle Italian seasoning, garlic and onion powder over chicken. 
Cover and cook on low for about 4-5 hours. 
One hour before cook time, add lemon juice to slow cooker; stir together and cover and continue to cook.Serves: 4
 

 

Lemon Chicken Recipe

An easy and tasty Lemon chicken recipe that you will enjoy any night of the week.

 

Ingredients:

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/4 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
Salt and ground pepper, to taste

 

Directions:

Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper.

Melt butter in skillet over medium-high heat, brown both sides of chicken.

Place chicken in slow cooker.

Add chicken broth to skillet to loosen bits.

Pour liquid over chicken.

Sprinkle Italian seasoning, garlic and onion powder over chicken.

Cover and cook on low for about 4-5 hours.

One hour before cook time, add lemon juice to slow cooker; stir together and cover and continue to cook.

Serves: 4

 

 

Italian Meatloaf Recipe
A wonderful slow cooker recipe for Italian meatloaf that is easy to prepared for any occasion. 
 
Ingredients: 
1 lb. ground veal  
1 lb. ground beef 
2 cups breadcrumbs
¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated 
½ cup marinara sauce 
1 large egg 
2 garlic cloves, minced 
½ teaspoon onion powder
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
Salt and ground black pepper, to your taste 
2 tablespoons marinara sauce 
Non-stick cooking spray
 
Directions:
Spray the bottom of a slow cooker with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine ground beef, ground veal, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, 1/2 cup marinara sauce, egg, garlic, onion powder, red pepper flakes, parsley, Italian herbs, salt, and pepper; mix well together until well blended. 
Shape into a loaf and place into the slow cooker.
Spread 2 tablespoons marinara sauce over top. 
Cover and cook on low 5-6 hours or on high for 2 1/2-3 hours, or until cooked through. 
 
Serves 8

 

Italian Meatloaf Recipe

A wonderful slow cooker recipe for Italian meatloaf that is easy to prepared for any occasion.

 

Ingredients:

1 lb. ground veal 

1 lb. ground beef

2 cups breadcrumbs

¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated

½ cup marinara sauce

1 large egg

2 garlic cloves, minced

½ teaspoon onion powder

¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

Salt and ground black pepper, to your taste

2 tablespoons marinara sauce

Non-stick cooking spray

 

Directions:

Spray the bottom of a slow cooker with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, combine ground beef, ground veal, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, 1/2 cup marinara sauce, egg, garlic, onion powder, red pepper flakes, parsley, Italian herbs, salt, and pepper; mix well together until well blended.

Shape into a loaf and place into the slow cooker.

Spread 2 tablespoons marinara sauce over top.

Cover and cook on low 5-6 hours or on high for 2 1/2-3 hours, or until cooked through.

 

Serves 8

 

Creamy Tomato Italian Chicken
A wonderful slow cooker Italian chicken recipe, with mushrooms, spinach in a creamy tomato sauce.
 
Ingredients:
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
3 cups sliced mushrooms
1 (6 ounce) package spinach
2 cans diced tomatoes, with juices8 ounce light cream cheese, cubed1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon parsley flakes Salt and ground pepper, to taste 
 
Directions:
In a slow cooker, place the sliced mushrooms into the bottom. 
Place spinach on top of mushrooms.
Season the chicken breast with salt and pepper, then place on top of spinach. 
Add cubed cream cheese on top of chicken.
In a bowl, mix together tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, oregano, basil, and garlic powder.
Pour tomato mixture over the chicken.
Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4 hours. 
Serves: 4-6

 

Creamy Tomato Italian Chicken

A wonderful slow cooker Italian chicken recipe, with mushrooms, spinach in a creamy tomato sauce.

 

Ingredients:

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed

3 cups sliced mushrooms

1 (6 ounce) package spinach

2 cans diced tomatoes, with juices
8 ounce light cream cheese, cubed
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

½ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon dried oregano

½ teaspoon dried basil

½ teaspoon parsley flakes
Salt and ground pepper, to taste

 

Directions:

In a slow cooker, place the sliced mushrooms into the bottom.

Place spinach on top of mushrooms.

Season the chicken breast with salt and pepper, then place on top of spinach.

Add cubed cream cheese on top of chicken.

In a bowl, mix together tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, oregano, basil, and garlic powder.

Pour tomato mixture over the chicken.

Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4 hours.


Serves: 4-6

 

Chicken Vegetable Stew
A delicious and flavourful slow cooked chicken vegetable stew, loaded with fresh vegetables, chicken breast and pasta.
 
Ingredients: 
1 (19 ounce) canned herbed Italian tomatoes, with juices 
1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth 
4 cups water
2 garlic cloves, chopped 
1 large sweet onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped 
2 potatoes, chopped 
2 carrots, peeled and sliced 
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 teaspoons mixed Italian seasoning
Salt and ground pepper, to taste
2 boneless, skinless, chicken breast, cut into cubes 
1 cup canned white beans, rinsed 
1 large zucchini, sliced 
1 cup fresh spinach, torn 
1/2 cup small tube pasta, cooked
1/2 cup mixed parmesan and romano cheese, grated 
 
Directions:
In a slow cooker, combine tomatoes, broth, water, garlic, onion, red pepper, potatoes, carrots, red pepper flakes, mixed Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; stir together.
Then add cubed chicken; stir together.
Cover and cook on high for 4-6 hours, or until chicken is cooked through. 
Add white beans, zucchini, and spinach.
Cover and cook on high an additional 30 minutes, or until heated through. 
Add cooked pasta; stir together, and let cook for 2 minutes, or until pasta is heated through. 
Serve with parmesan and romano cheese.
 
Servings: 6-8

Chicken Vegetable Stew

A delicious and flavourful slow cooked chicken vegetable stew, loaded with fresh vegetables, chicken breast and pasta.

 

Ingredients:

1 (19 ounce) canned herbed Italian tomatoes, with juices

1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth

4 cups water

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 large sweet onion, chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

2 potatoes, chopped

2 carrots, peeled and sliced

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

2 teaspoons mixed Italian seasoning

Salt and ground pepper, to taste

2 boneless, skinless, chicken breast, cut into cubes

1 cup canned white beans, rinsed

1 large zucchini, sliced

1 cup fresh spinach, torn

1/2 cup small tube pasta, cooked

1/2 cup mixed parmesan and romano cheese, grated

 

Directions:

In a slow cooker, combine tomatoes, broth, water, garlic, onion, red pepper, potatoes, carrots, red pepper flakes, mixed Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; stir together.

Then add cubed chicken; stir together.

Cover and cook on high for 4-6 hours, or until chicken is cooked through.

Add white beans, zucchini, and spinach.

Cover and cook on high an additional 30 minutes, or until heated through.

Add cooked pasta; stir together, and let cook for 2 minutes, or until pasta is heated through.

Serve with parmesan and romano cheese.

 

Servings: 6-8

Chicken Broccoli and Cream Sauce
Serve this great tasting chicken and broccoli with hot cooked linguine or spaghetti.
 
Ingredients:
4 boneless chicken breast halves
2 envelopes dry Italian Dressing
1/2 cup water
1 (8 ounce) package light cream cheese, softened
1 (10.5 ounce) condensed cream of chicken soup
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 
3 cups broccoli florets
1 pound linguini, cooked 
 
Directions: 
Cut chicken in pieces and place in the slow cooker. 
Mix the salad dressing with the water, and then pour over chicken. 
Cover and cook on low for about 3 hours. 
In a bowl, combine the cream cheese and chicken soup until well blended. 
Then, stir in the mushrooms.
Pour the mixture over the chicken. 
Add the broccoli to slow cooker, and cook for about 1 more hour. 
If serving with pasta, cook pasta according to package directions and then drain.
Serve the chicken sauce over the hot cooked pasta.
 
Serves 4-6

 

Chicken Broccoli and Cream Sauce

Serve this great tasting chicken and broccoli with hot cooked linguine or spaghetti.

 

Ingredients:

4 boneless chicken breast halves

2 envelopes dry Italian Dressing

1/2 cup water

1 (8 ounce) package light cream cheese, softened

1 (10.5 ounce) condensed cream of chicken soup

1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

3 cups broccoli florets

1 pound linguini, cooked

 

Directions:

Cut chicken in pieces and place in the slow cooker.

Mix the salad dressing with the water, and then pour over chicken.

Cover and cook on low for about 3 hours.

In a bowl, combine the cream cheese and chicken soup until well blended.

Then, stir in the mushrooms.

Pour the mixture over the chicken.

Add the broccoli to slow cooker, and cook for about 1 more hour.

If serving with pasta, cook pasta according to package directions and then drain.

Serve the chicken sauce over the hot cooked pasta.

 

Serves 4-6

 

Chicken and Potatoes
A delicious and easy slow cooker recipe, Italian seasoned chicken and potatoes for any night of the week. 
 
Ingredients:
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
¼ teaspoon dried basil
¼ teaspoon dried rosemary
¼ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon parsley flakes
Salt and ground black pepper
1/2 cup grated Parmesan and Romano cheese
6 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges 
 
Directions: 
Combine the spices in a small bowl.
Season the chicken with half of the spices.  
Place chicken in bottom of slow cooker. 
Pour half of the salad dressing over chicken.
Sprinkle half of the grated cheese over the chicken. 
Place the cut potatoes in a bowl, add remaining herbs, salad dressing and grated cheese; toss well together. 
Place the seasoned potatoes into slow cooker. 
Cover and cook on low for about 6-8 hours, or until the chicken is cooked through and potatoes are tender.
 
Serves 4-6

Chicken and Potatoes

A delicious and easy slow cooker recipe, Italian seasoned chicken and potatoes for any night of the week.

 

Ingredients:

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

1/2 cup Italian salad dressing

¼ teaspoon dried basil

¼ teaspoon dried rosemary

¼ teaspoon dried oregano

¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

½ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon parsley flakes

Salt and ground black pepper

1/2 cup grated Parmesan and Romano cheese

6 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges

 

Directions:

Combine the spices in a small bowl.

Season the chicken with half of the spices. 

Place chicken in bottom of slow cooker.

Pour half of the salad dressing over chicken.

Sprinkle half of the grated cheese over the chicken.

Place the cut potatoes in a bowl, add remaining herbs, salad dressing and grated cheese; toss well together.

Place the seasoned potatoes into slow cooker.

Cover and cook on low for about 6-8 hours, or until the chicken is cooked through and potatoes are tender.

 

Serves 4-6

Beef Stew Recipe
A tasty slow cooked Italian beef stew with beef chuck roast, onions, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes in a tomato sauce.  
Ingredients:
2 lbs boneless beef chuck roast 
2 medium onions, chopped 
2 large potatoes, cut into chunks
1 large red bell pepper, cut into chunks 
2 ripe tomatoes, cut into chunks
1 (14 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce 
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Salt and ground pepper, to your taste
Directions:
Trim fat from roast and cut into bite size cubes, then season with salt and pepper.
Layer beef, onions, potatoes, peppers and tomatoes in a slow cooker, then add Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
Pour spaghetti sauce on top. 
Cover and cook on low 9-10 hours, or until cooked through and tender. 
Serves 6

Beef Stew Recipe

A tasty slow cooked Italian beef stew with beef chuck roast, onions, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes in a tomato sauce. 

Ingredients:

2 lbs boneless beef chuck roast

2 medium onions, chopped

2 large potatoes, cut into chunks

1 large red bell pepper, cut into chunks

2 ripe tomatoes, cut into chunks

1 (14 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Salt and ground pepper, to your taste

Directions:

Trim fat from roast and cut into bite size cubes, then season with salt and pepper.

Layer beef, onions, potatoes, peppers and tomatoes in a slow cooker, then add Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.

Pour spaghetti sauce on top.

Cover and cook on low 9-10 hours, or until cooked through and tender.

Serves 6

Beef Roast
Delicious slow cooked beef roast with Italian seasonings with peppers and onions.
Ingredients:
3 lb. boneless beef roast 
2 teaspoons dry Italian salad mix
1 sweet onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried basil
½ teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and ground pepper, to taste 
Directions:
Sprinkle the roast with salt, pepper, basil, oregano, and garlic powder.
Place the roast into the slow cooker.  
Add onion and peppers.  
Sprinkle dry mix over. 
Cover and cook on low for 24 hours or on high for 12 hours.
Note: No liquid is used; the moisture stays trapped in the slow cooker as long as you don’t remove the lid).  If needed, add a little water.
Serves 6-8

Beef Roast

Delicious slow cooked beef roast with Italian seasonings with peppers and onions.

Ingredients:

3 lb. boneless beef roast

2 teaspoons dry Italian salad mix

1 sweet onion, chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

1 green bell pepper, chopped

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon dried basil

½ teaspoon garlic powder

Salt and ground pepper, to taste 

Directions:

Sprinkle the roast with salt, pepper, basil, oregano, and garlic powder.

Place the roast into the slow cooker. 

Add onion and peppers. 

Sprinkle dry mix over. 

Cover and cook on low for 24 hours or on high for 12 hours.

Note: No liquid is used; the moisture stays trapped in the slow cooker as long as you don’t remove the lid).  If needed, add a little water.

Serves 6-8

Alfredo Cheese Ravioli
A tasty Italian slow cooker dinner recipe, Alfredo sauce, tomatoes with cheese ravioli, topped with parmesan cheese. 
Ingredients:
24 ounces Alfredo sauce 
1 (20 oz.) package frozen cheese ravioli 
1 (10 oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained 
2 garlic cloves, minced 
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning  
Salt and ground black pepper, to your taste  
Grated Parmesan cheese  
Non-stick cooking spray
Directions:
Spray the bottom of a slow cooker.
Add enough Alfredo sauce, enough to cover the bottom of the slow cooker. 
Add frozen ravioli; spread out evenly. 
Add the can of diced tomatoes.
Sprinkle half of the Italian seasoning, then add salt and pepper over tomatoes. 
Spread the rest of the Alfredo sauce over ravioli. 
Sprinkle with garlic, remaining Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. 
Sprinkle some parmesan evenly over the top. 
Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours, or until cooked through.  
Serves 4-6

 

Alfredo Cheese Ravioli

A tasty Italian slow cooker dinner recipe, Alfredo sauce, tomatoes with cheese ravioli, topped with parmesan cheese. 

Ingredients:

24 ounces Alfredo sauce 

1 (20 oz.) package frozen cheese ravioli 

1 (10 oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained 

2 garlic cloves, minced 

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning  

Salt and ground black pepper, to your taste  

Grated Parmesan cheese  

Non-stick cooking spray

Directions:

Spray the bottom of a slow cooker.

Add enough Alfredo sauce, enough to cover the bottom of the slow cooker. 

Add frozen ravioli; spread out evenly. 

Add the can of diced tomatoes.

Sprinkle half of the Italian seasoning, then add salt and pepper over tomatoes. 

Spread the rest of the Alfredo sauce over ravioli. 

Sprinkle with garlic, remaining Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. 

Sprinkle some parmesan evenly over the top. 

Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours, or until cooked through.  

Serves 4-6