March 15, 2010

What's for dinner?

Sundays at our house usually consist of lots of preparing and cooking because the extended family gets together to relax, get ready for the coming week and eat!  This week, however, we decided to take it easy and make a crock pot meal.  I can't tell you how much I love cooking in a crock pot.  It's so nice not to slave over a hot stove all day.  A little bit of prep and the meal is ready to eat when you are!

We decided on this Crock Pot Vegetarian Lasagna which we made a few months ago and loved!  I have to let you know that we didn't follow the recipe exactly this time around.  The first time we tried it, we followed the recipe to the letter and it was delicious!  This time, we had some spaghetti sauce we canned last fall that needed to be used so we made an executive decision to deviate from the original recipe.  The sauce had meat in it, too, so it was not vegetarian but was still very good!

This recipe says it serves 6 people, but these must be hungry people because we served 6 adults and had leftovers for 2 days!  It is much thicker than a lasagna made in a 9x13 baking dish so the servings can be smaller.

We also had a green salad with a vinaigrette and garlic bread.  It was a very filling and fairly healthy meal!

What did you have for dinner?  Do you usually prepare a big meal one day of the week when the whole family can sit down together?
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