Should I cover lasagna while cooking it?

by Bonnie Eddy

Will covering it help to prevent it from drying out? Merry Christmas!


Hi Bonnie,

You don't need to cover it, no.

The key thing is to save plenty of sauce to put on the very top layer, along with a sprinkling of grated parmesan. (Don't add mozzarella or basil however, as these will burn.)

That's what I do and dry lasagna is never a problem!

Merry Christmas to you to, have a great holiday.


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OOPS forgot to buy foil to cover
by: Anonymous

What if I forgot to get foil & I have the no-boil lasagne & I already put the mozarella cheese & parm cheese on the top & I have people eating over waiting?


Don't worry
by: Matt - Pasta Recipes Made Easy

As explained above, you don't need to cover it.

If you have any tomato sauce, left, add a little to the top.

As for the cheese etc., just put it in the bottom of your oven, at 180C/350F, and watch it carefully to see it doesn't burn.

It'll be fine! :-)

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