National Lasagna Day - July 29

National Lasagna Day – July 29


You may be heading to your favorite Italian restaurant or making a pan of this delicious dish in your oven at home.  Either way is a great way to celebrate National Lasagna Day which is recognized each year on July 29.

Lasagna, a wide flat pasta, is possibly one of the oldest pasta’s. There is also a dish made with this type of pasta in several layers interspersed with layers of various ingredients and sauces.

  • The origin of lasagna is debated with varying theories. 
  • Originally the word “lasagna” referred to the pot in which the  dish was cooked rather than the food itself as it does today.
  • Lasagna was featured in a 14th century England cookbook.
  • Cartoon character Garfield’s favorite food is lasagna.


To celebrate National Lasagna Day, try one of these “tried and true” recipes:

Post on social media using #NationalLasagnaDay and encourage others to join in.


Within our research, we were unable to find the creator and origin of National Lasagna Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.


5 Responses to “NATIONAL LASAGNA DAY – July 29”

  1. Heather July 21, 2015 at 9:32 am #

    Nice article


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