When it comes to layers, I prefer mine savory. Lasagna, that multi-story oozy treat, is the antidote to my cravings. By now, the formula is rote: tomato sauce, cheese, sheets of pasta. But, at times, convention begs reinvention. So while the classics are good—great even—with lasagna, there’s always room for interpretation.
Sub red sauce for a brown one; stuff a new vegetable between its soft layers; or turn everything on its head and deconstruct the dang thing. Regardless of where you take your lasagna, they prove a solid weeknight companion—hearty, warm, easy, and endlessly riffable. Here we’ve rounded up some of the best lasagna recipes from our site.
Or if you're feeling like taking the reins a bit more: Check out our guide to making your own customized lasagna. Stack, stuff, repeat, and taste!
How do you lasagna? Let us know your approach in the comments below.
Valerio is a freelance food writer, editor, researcher and cook. He grew up in his parent's Italian restaurants covered in pizza flour and drinking a Shirley Temple a day. Since, he's worked as a cheesemonger in New York City and a paella instructor in Barcelona. He now lives in Berlin, Germany where he's most likely to be found eating shawarma.
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