“National Lasagna Day Celebration” Cooking Segment on ABC7

What I love about Lasagna is that it’s a traditional dinner item. Always offered at Easter or Christmas dinner as a pasta course, and signifies a special occasion”.

Cal Bruno

https://abc-7.com/news/local/2021/07/29/cooking-with-cal-lasagna/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McqBpFYDzwc


My Zia Josie’s Lasagna Ingredients


**Serves 6** 24 Oz. SopraFina Ricotta / or similar (fine in texture soft and yielding)

24 Oz. Del Pastaio Ricotta / or similar (course in texture and firm)

**IMPORTANT** by blending these two types of ricotta you can achieve a very unique and balanced cheese

4 Oz. Grated Parmigiano

4 Oz. Low Moisture Part Skim Shredded Mozzarella

2 Eggs

2 pinches Black Pepperor to Taste

4 Oz. Chopped Parsley

4 Bruno’s of Brooklyn Fresh Pasta Sheets or Enough for 4 Layers

2 32 Oz. Jars of Bruno’s of Brooklyn Marinara Sauce or Meat Sauce

Method:

Combine all Ingredients in a large bowl until smooth in consistency Ladle Sauce coating the bottom of a full and deep baking pan

Layer first sheet of pasta

Place 1/4 of your Ricotta filling atop pasta sheet

Ladle more sauce on top of your Ricotta filling and blend together swirling sauce and cheese

Repeat 3 more layers

Ladle Sauce on top of last layer of pasta coating entirely

Sprinkle shredded mozzarella and grated parmigiano

Garnish with chopped parsley

Cover with Food Service Wrap first and Aluminum Foil secondly

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes

Let stand for at least 60 minutes before slicing

Traditionally served with,

Meatballs

Sausage

Just as good as leftovers

Vegetarian version but can be easily offered with meat

Things you will need….

SopraFina Ricotta Del Pastaio Ricotta Grated Parmigiano Shredded Mozzarella Eggs Black Pepper Chopped Parsley Fresh Pasta Sheets Marinara Sauce Meat Sauce

Meatballs Sausage

Bread

Wine

Platter

Ladle

Wine Glasses

Lasagna Pan

Mixing Bowl

Mixing Spoon or Scrapper / Spatula

Foil

Food Service Wrap

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