Freezing lasagna - before or after cooking it?

by Barbara Stewart
(Round Rock, TX)

I have lasagna all layered in a freezable dish and I'm not sure whether I should freeze it before it is cooked, or after it is cooked... ?

Please advise Matt!

Answer:

Hi Barbara.

We always cook the lasagna and then let it cool for a good while before freezing it.

The reason is simple - lasagna tends to take on a more stable, secure form when cooked and cooled, whereas the layers and ingredients of an uncooked lasagna can slide around a lot in the freezer drawer.

You'll find more info, including a free downloadable Freezing Lasagna quick-guide, over on this page.

Hope that helps,

Matt.

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by: Ann

Matt I found this very helful. Thanks!

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