Full of flavor and super delicious, this crockpot recipe is a keeper for the home. There’s no way your family doesn’t love this!

With great labor comes great reward. I guess whoever said this was referring to the crockpot bowtie casserole. In truth, this doesn’t even take lot of effort to make, just lot of patience as your delicious casserole cooks slowly. But once you’re done, you’ll realize that the patience was totally worth it. I believe this is one recipe that every family has to try at least once. It’s a bucket list recipe. And trust me when I say, you won’t be disappointed.

Total time to cook: 7 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 3 servings


1½ pounds lean ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 can (15 oz) stewed tomatoes
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon italian seasoning
Salt and pepper, to taste
10 oz frozen spinach, thawed
16 oz bow tie pasta, cooked
½ cup parmesan cheese, shredded
1½ cup mozzarella, shredded

The Process

Step 1: Cook ground beef with onion and garlic on medium-high heat till it browns.
Step 2: Put browned beef in crockpot and add sauce, tomatoes and seasonings. Cook for 6-7 hours on low.
Step 3: Add the thawed spinach, pasta, 1 cup mozzarella and ½ parmesan cheeses during the last 30 minutes of cooking. Mix well and turn crock-pot to high..
Step 4: When the food is done and while still hot, add the last ½ cup of mozzarella to melt on the top. Serve hot for all to enjoy

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