This is the Ultimate Italian Comfort Food Recipe

Cooking School: Fresh Pasta Dough

The Daily Meal cook editor, Kritie Collado shows you how to make a simple fresh pasta dough.

This is the Ultimate Italian Comfort Food Recipe


This 101-Layer Lasagna recipe is stacked with thin, delicate layers of pasta, tomato-based sauce, and creamy béchamel.

That crazy cat Garfield might have been on to something when it comes to lasagna. This classic Italian dish prepared in variations ranging from vegetarian to meaty bolognese fills the shoes of a classic comfort food perfectly.

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Warm, hearty, and with tons of cheese, the taste of this layered pasta dish is a welcomed pleasure. We applaud all twists on this classic, mouth-watering traditional Lasagna Bolognese, including a fall-inspired, vegetarian Pumpkin Lasagna treat to the simplest Lazy Day Lasagna recipe you’ve ever made that will give you an excuse to pull out your slow-cooker, and finally, a smoky and hearty chicken, mozzarella, and spinach lasagna that hits all the right notes.

But there is no denying the power of the original, the ultimate, our one-and-only lasagna in times when desperate comfort is needed. That responsibility falls on the shoulders of this 101-Layer Lasagna made with a classic blend of ground beef, pork, and veal and topped with creamy béchamel sauce.

The accompanying slideshow is provided by special contributor, Jonathan Hirsch.

Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.