Lasagne al Forno

Bolognese Baked Wide Flat Noodles

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Cook’s Canon: 101 Recipes Everyone Should Know

The Cook’s Canon

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2003

  • About

Lasagne, as everyone knows, is a dish of wide flat noodles, sometimes green from spinach (lasagne verdi), sometimes with ruffled edges (lasagne ricce). The classic, austere verson from Bologna alternates layers of lasagne with meat sauce (ragú) and béchamel. I am giving a more exuberant example below. There are many others, including the lasagne di vigilia, Christmas Eve lasagne, involving very wide noodles that remind the faithful of the baby Jesus’s swaddling c