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Do you make a traditional lasagna?

I usually make lasagna with meat. However, I 've seen it made on television with vegetables. or a vegetable lasagna. Do you make it your own by adding what favorites ingredients to it.

 
CafeMochaMom1

Asked by CafeMochaMom1 at 5:14 PM on Oct. 12, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • My best friend in High School was first generation Italian American. Her Mom taught me how to make lasagna. It is very traditional. She also taught me how to substitute. We made it once using cooked rice instead of noodles. During lent she did not use sausage so she used sliced portabells mushrooms and sliced zucchini. She also showed us Her DD and I) how to make a chicken lasagna using an alfredo sauce instead of tomato.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 5:23 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I make mine a couple of ways. I make either a meat sauce or a marinara sauce, and then I often put sauteed spinach, garlic and mushrooms into the ricotta cheese filling, but not always.

    Other times I will use Eggplant instead of noodles and layer with sauce and ricotta cheese filling. Either sauce, and either ricotta cheese filling with veggies or without.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 5:21 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I have made Lasagne the traditional way with ground round and italian sausage and spinach ,along with the three kinds of cheeses. But now I use Gluten-free noodles because my daughter has Celiac disease and it is just as good.Yummmmmmmm
    gertie41

    Answer by gertie41 at 6:54 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • depends.. I made a philly cheese steak one once that went over well.
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 11:53 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I have only made traditional lasgna. I either use ground beef, mini meatballs or Italian sausage. The way my Italian Nana made.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 5:18 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • My Lasagna consists of meat, sause noodles and cheese not sure if that is Tradtional or not
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 5:18 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • My kids say I make the best lasagana in the world, some of thier friends even ask me to make it. I use meat, mozzarela, cheddar, and montery jack cheese. Thats how they loveit. For my mom i use a alfredo sauce because she does not like tomato sauce but thats the only differance in over 20 years.
    peace013

    Answer by peace013 at 5:51 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I have to say I cheat and buy stouffers.
    horsesteelers

    Answer by horsesteelers at 10:32 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I make a cheese lasagna.
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 11:56 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • I use ravioli (frozen) for the pasta/meat part. Add spinach or other veggies.
    Leave out the ricotta, as I'm not a fan.
    LadyCash

    Answer by LadyCash at 1:10 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

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