Lasagna Frita (Fried Lasagna)


Lasagna Frita (Fried Lasagna)

Fried parmesan-breaded lasagna, topped with parmesan cheese and marinara sauce, with creamy alfredo.

Ingredients

  • 8 lasagna noodles, cooked al dente
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon minced parsley
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup Alfredo Sauce

Lasagna Frita (Fried Lasagna)

Preparatuon

  1. Heat 1/4 cup oil in heavy-bottomed pan.
  2. Cut each lasagna noodle in half.
  3. Combine ricotta cheese, one egg and parsley.
  4. Spread one tablespoon of ricotta mixture down the center of each noodle.
  5. Roll into thirds.
  6. Whisk two remaining eggs and water in a bowl.
  7. In a separate bowl, combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.
  8. Dredge stuffed noodles in egg and then breadcrumb mixture.
  9. Place in oil on stove. Cook 1-2 minutes each side until browned, adding more oil as needed.
  10. Place each fried lasagna piece on a bed of Alfredo sauce, if desired, and top with Marinara sauce and additional cheese and herbs if desired.

Alfredo Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

  1. Heat butter in heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat on stove.
  2. Add remainaing ingredients and stir until smooth.
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