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Lasagna noodles

Do you always boil your lasagna before you put it in the pan? I don't have the special kind, but I thought that I have heard someone say before that they just put them in dry and it still comes out normal.

Any suggestions?


Asked by Anonymous at 2:29 PM on Sep. 10, 2009 in Just for Fun

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Answers (13)
  • I boil them (I use whole wheat)

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:15 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • i boil it see what the sites say

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:32 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • Well, I want to hear what real people say, before I listen to some site. You can never tell which sites are trustworthy or not. I'm familiar with several moms on here, so I will trust what they say.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:38 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • I only buy the no boil noodles sorry I know i am no help

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:46 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • There are 2 types of Lasagna pasta.
    One is a par boiled( then dried) product.
    You do not boil those!
    They will cook in the oven from the moisture in the sauce and cheese.
    The traditional, you do have to boil ( but undercook those) then put them in cold water and work them out of the water( otherwise they will continue to cook and they will stick together.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:47 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • I've used uncooked noodles since I heard you could do it. I added some water to the pan. I felt that the edges didn't cook, so if you are going to try it, be sure sauce covers every bit of the noodles, or cook the lasagna covered for a good while to at least steam the noodles. I went back to cooking them. It isn't that much more, and if I cook the sauce first, then pour the sauce into a bowl, and add water to the unwashed sauce pot and cook the noodles in that, then the pot is easier to clean when it is time to wash it.

    Answer by Bmat at 2:48 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • i boil mine!

    Answer by austinsmama1106 at 3:00 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • i buy the no boil ones so idk

    Answer by Lovebeingmomto1 at 3:01 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • I cut the boil time for regular lasgna noodles in half because otherwise I find they get a bit mushy. Works for me that way. I've never used them straight out of the box though.

    Answer by deadheadjen at 3:04 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • I never boil the lasagna noodles. I just bake a little longer.

    Answer by KalebsMommee at 3:07 PM on Sep. 10, 2009