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Lasagna happens to be a dish that everyone can enjoy. There are ton of ways to make this classic baked pasta dish. Whether you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant, vegetarian, or carnivorous, lasagna is the perfect dish for you. What I love most about lasagna is that you can easily make it ahead — which gives you more time to spend with your guests.
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If you’re skeptical about cooking lasagna in a slow cooker, have no fear — it’s as easy as layering the ingredients and walking away. This recipe will have your lasagna pan gathering dust. The Italian purist in me was happy to find that traditional lasagna noodles bake up beautifully without boiling them first, and my boys were delighted to eat this for dinner and again as tasty leftovers. —Marlene Koch
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Swap corn tortillas for noodles and salsa for tomato sauce, then add beans and a healthy dose of fresh spinach. The result? This crowd-pleasing Mexican-inspired one-pot dinner.
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This rustic skillet-baked lasagna is meaty and delicious. If you have a seasoned cast-iron skillet, use it; it will give the finished dish lots of extra flavor.
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Lasagna is one of those dishes that can be taken in lots of directions: You can stick with the traditional mixture of ground beef and mozzarella for a comforting trip down memory lane, or you can mix and match, swapping in different ingredients that still come together in a comforting layered casserole, the result of a successful experiment. —Dan Myers
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This lasagna is simple and easy to make, and the ricotta adds a creaminess that other lasagnas need béchamel sauce to achieve. The layer of basil adds extra freshness, so be sure to use basil leaves, not dried.
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You may be skeptical of a meat-free, dairy-free lasagna, but you’ll change your mind when you see how quickly this warm, creamy vegan lasagna gets eaten up.