Clever Shortcuts for Lasagna

These easy recipes makes time-consuming lasagna a breeze for weekday nights


If pulling together a pan of lasagna sounds like a task you simply do not have time for (and we hear ya), we’ve got you covered! These fun, simple shortcuts will turn the labor-intensive task of homemade lasagna-making into a treat. Not only do these recipes take away the prep time with all sorts of clever ideas, but they’re — guaranteed — heavenly delicious.

Click here to see the Clever Shortcuts for Lasagna Slideshow

Easy tips include swapping out lasagna noodles with other premade dough (like egg roll skins, or ravioli), switching cooking methods for faster heat-ups, and even getting rid of the classic, time-consuming stacked shape. You can have no-bake lasagna, wonton lasagna, and lasagna soup, despite all preconceptions of the cheesy, saucey weekend-only dinner.

Check out all of these quick substitutions in our slideshow, then grab the fixin’s and get cookin’. Your days of slaving over a pan, layering on the cheese, sauce, and pasta, are all over.

— Brooke McLay, Babble


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