NATIONAL LASAGNA DAY
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:
- Vegetarian Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna
- Seafood Lasagna
- White Cheese Chicken Lasagna
- Zucchini Lasagne
- Portobello Mushroom Lasagne
- Worlds Best Lasagna
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.