la·​sa·​gna | \ lə-ˈzän-yə How to pronounce lasagna (audio) \

Definition of lasagna

1 or less commonly lasagne \ lə-​ˈzän-​yə How to pronounce lasagne (audio) \ : pasta in the form of broad often ruffled ribbons
2 : a baked dish containing layers of boiled lasagna, and usually cheese, a seasoned sauce of tomatoes, and meat or vegetables

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No cooking is required for this raw version of lasagna made with zucchini, tomatoes and goat cheese. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Keep your cool: No-heat cooking keeps you comfortable and the food fresh," 5 July 2018 The owner of Kells Irish Brewery and Restaurant in Portland opened Coltiva Pizzeria e Barra in Lower Queen Anne with pizzas, salads and lasagnas. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "From hot ramen to hotter hot pot: 30 restaurant openings in Seattle and on the Eastside," 28 Nov. 2018 In her home adjacent to the house my grandfather grew up in, Giuseppe’s mother, Giovanna, treated us to a glorious feast of prosciutto, lasagna, mozzarella and red wine—all homemade from the farm. Michael Siconolfi, WSJ, "Searching the Amalfi Coast for Long-Lost Family Ties," 11 Oct. 2018 Remember that night when your lasagna bubbled over in the oven? Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "How to Clean an Oven Quickly and Painlessly," 18 Dec. 2018 Comfort and convenience We do stuff (for the catering business) that can go right from the freezer to the oven, our lasagna, our mac ’n’ cheese. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Switch to a culinary career was 'simply irresistible' for Waukesha restaurant owner," 6 July 2018 Inspired by her grandmother Evelyn Ricciuti, still going to the gym and making lasagna at 99, Bergman gathers a cast of 40 seniors, aged 75 on up to share their stories. Pam Grady, San Francisco Chronicle, "Trans military personnel, disco, Robert Mapplethorpe among Frameline offerings," 25 Apr. 2018 Some dishes, like mole lasagna, take the fusion theme to a whole new level. Susannah Rigg, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Mexico City," 13 Mar. 2018 Salmon with roasted tomatoes and onions, lasagnas, chicken pot pie, chicken parmesan, and shepherd's pie are among La Piastra's most popular staples. Steve Smith, Courant Community, "La Piastra Opens Glastonbury Location," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of lasagna

1846, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for lasagna

Italian lasagna, from Vulgar Latin *lasania cooking pot, its contents, from Latin lasanum chamber pot, from Greek lasanon

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English Language Learners Definition of lasagna

: a type of Italian food that has layers of flat noodles baked with a sauce usually of tomatoes, cheese, and meat


la·​sa·​gna | \ lə-ˈzän-yə How to pronounce lasagna (audio) \

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: layers of broad flat noodles baked with a sauce usually of tomatoes, cheese, and meat or vegetables

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