If you love lasagna but you do not care to prepare it often because it is quite laborious, then there is a way to have lasagna for a longer time without having to cook it.
Just prepare it and in order to keep it for a longer time, freeze it. How to freeze lasagna, we will tell you in the following advice.
To freeze the Italian specialty, which has been prepared at home, is a very good option when you are wondering what to cook for dinner and you want something delicious.
To freeze food is not something new or unusual, but you must be careful. You need to choose all the products for the dish and then prepare it properly to ensure a better result.
How to freeze lasagna
- you can freeze lasagna if you have put fresh and quality products in it if you want to have fresh lasagna after defrosting, without the risk of it spoiling;
- You can prepare the lasagna without baking it and freeze it and when you want to eat it, just defrost it and bake it. You can bake it and freeze it, this is also an option. No matter how it is prepared and with what products, the lasagna can be frozen as long as the products you used are fresh and of good quality;
- You must choose the right container or package in which you will freeze the dish. When buying containers suitable for freezing, you need to make sure that they have a snowflake - this means that they are suitable for freezing. If possible, buy such containers and boxes that are suitable for both freezer and oven. This will save you the transfer of the lasagna into another vessel after defrosting;
- The baked and frozen lasagna tastes better than the one that is frozen raw. However, it has to cool down after it is baked and before it is put in the freezer;
- Once the cookware in which you have baked the lasagna has cooled, its surface must be covered. However, aluminum should not be used, because it can affect the taste of the dish. Use foil for fresh storage;
- You have to wrap the lasagna very well everywhere, there should be no gaps through which air can pass. It's best to freeze the lasagna in portions. This will defrost as much as you will consume and there is no danger of it spoiling. Be sure to put a note on the container in which you freeze the lasagna, not only what it contains, but also the date on which it is frozen. This way, the lasagna can be stored for up to 3 months, whether with meat or vegetables.
Among the favorite lasagna recipes, which you can freeze, are: