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Healthy Slow Cooker Lasagne

A more healthy version of a family favourite slow cooker dish 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Slow Cooker
Keyword family mealtime
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 374kcal

Equipment

  • large oval slow cooker

Ingredients

  • 500 g 5% fat beef mince
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 400 g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp tomato puree
  • 9 sheets of lasagne dried
  • 200 ml reduced fat creme fraiche
  • 50 g grated mozzarella or grated cheddar
  • splash of milk
  • a few fresh basil leaves
  • spray olive oil to grease the pot

Instructions

  • Brown the beef mince in a pan, without using oil.
  • Once it is brown all over, stir in the onion, red pepper and green pepper.
  • Add the dried oregano and the dried rosemary, the tin of chopped tomatoes and four tablespoons of tomato purée and mix well.
  • Put one third of the mixture in the base of the oiled slow cooker pot. 
  • Top with three sheets of lasagne, broken to fit.
  • Put another third of the mince mixture on top of the lasagne sheets, and top again with three lasagne sheets, broken to fit.
  • Repeat once more to use up all of the mince mixture.
  • Mix the reduced fat creme fraiche, grated mozzarella and a splash of milk in a small bowl. Pour it over the top layer of pasta and spread it around to cover the top. Add a few leaves of fresh basil.
  • Cook on low for 5-6 hours.

Notes

  • I used my large 5.7 litre slow cooker for this dish.
  • This dish comes in at only 374 cals per serving (based on 4 portions).
  • Smartpoints per serving for WeightWatchers Freestyle or Flex: 9 Smartpoints

Nutrition

Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 734mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 995IU | Vitamin C: 50.2mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 3.7mg