I followed the recipe with the exception of substituting zucchini for the turkey. No need to soak noodles or add extra water. to make the recipe more kid friendly), 3 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach (I used approximately 1 cup, again to make the recipe more kid friendly). Then, the other week, I noticed Reggano Oven Ready Lasagna noodles on an end cap near the checkout lane. … I soaked the noodles in the pan in the over with 5 minutes of heat. Please adjust the instructions on the box so others don’t have to dig around the internet to (not) find the answer. Huh? Layer with 3 noodles, half of the cottage cheese mixture and a third of the mozzarella cheese. The good news is, we have a recipe below — from the boxes of years past — that should work fine with current Aldi oven-ready lasagna. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. I agree! Your email address will not be published. Add the remaining marinara and Alfredo, along with the spinach, to the turkey mixture and cook until heated through and spinach is wilted. Cover with tin foil before cooking and remove cover for the last 10 minutes of cook time. © Aldi Reviewer. Lay the oven-ready lasagna sheets on top of the sauce to form the first layer. Please tell us WHEN and WHERE to add the 1/2 cup water per five noodles. Our guess is that you just need 1/2 cup of some type of sauce or liquid for every 5 lasagna noodles, and whether that’s water, milk, marinara sauce, Alfredo sauce, etc. It. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Spread the remaining cheese mixture on top. In a saucepan, combine beef sauce, tomato paste and basil. ^. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. The cooking instructions are very confusing. I’m going to try the 20 minute soak method. Works perfectly every time!! On top of everything after it’s assembled? Some off brands or store brands are just not worth buying. It would be nice if the instructions were clear. If you like lasagna and Italian food, you’ll like Aldi’s Oven Ready Lasagna noodles. 1 full container of aldi lasgna noodles Agree with Christine! Just add water around the outside of your noodles and some on top. This Holiday Oreo Cookie Tin Is Packed with Fudge-Covered Oreos, Do Not Sell My Personal Information – CA Residents, 4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese. Combine cheeses in a bowl and set aside. is up to you. I bought these this time so I will let you know how it comes out, Just made this I was so irritated with the boxes unclear directions I have to leave my findings, My recipe To the marinara? If you have picky eaters who don’t like mushrooms or spinach, you can easily omit those ingredients or reduce the amount you use. The noodles were al dente and not soupy at all which was my concern. Ended up being watery in some places basically like oil sauce pockets and didn’t end up cooking top layer of noodles. Sprinkle the top layer with a pinch of garlic powder or garlic salt. Top with remaining meat sauce and mozzarella. I’m using my mom’s sauce recipe but added the mushrooms and spinach from the recipe on the box. Comes out perfect every time. 1 lb sausage My box doesn’t have a recipe on the back. You can’t go wrong by following the recipe on the back of the box. By the time I finished adding all ingredients, it was nearly at the top edge of my skillet … and that was after I reduced the amount of mushrooms and spinach in my version. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. It’s so good you’ll want to make it for company and take it to friends who are sick or who have just had babies. Pre-heat oven to 375°F. That’s only half the story, though. Making lasagna for dinner guests and feeling a bit unsure of how to proceed. 1 bag mozzarella I also make my own sauce/gravy but will be using this brand again for lasagna, I will boil my noodles from now on. the box of oven ready lasagna noodles I brought from Aldi has no recipe for lasagna on the box. I also am very confused about the directions. There isn’t a recipe on the back of the reggano box I picked up. I panicked today when I noticed the recipe for this lasagna is no longer in the box. Combine cottage cheese and egg; mix well. There is no ricotta in this recipe. I shoved it back in oven covered for additional 30 mins. Please tell the world when to add the 1/2 cup water per five noodles. It’s that good! Cover tin foil bake 400: 40 mins. the cooking instructions should be very clear because so much time and effort goes into making the dish and taking guesses isn’t helping. Do you soak the noodles before assembling the lasagna. Or if you want an even easier option, there is a recipe on the back of the box. It was perfect! My family loved this lasagna dish. Agree with Christine! AND then added a 1/2 cup milk down each side of the short ends of the pan where there was a natural trough. Spices Stay warm! It came out fine. Don’t want it to be soupy, but do want to be sure those noodles are cooked, as we are having company for dinner. When company drops in, Debbie uses the sauce to assemble this cheesy lasagna. The combination of marinara and Alfredo sauces was tasty, and it reminded me of an Italian restaurant near my home that serves some pasta entrees with that combination of sauces and calls it “coral sauce.” It makes a nice creamy Alfredo sauce. This was so helpful. jar of marinara sauce when Aldi only sells 24- or 25-oz. You simply need something liquid that can get bubbly or reach a boiling point, because that’s how the noodles get cooked. I use barilla! Uncover and bake 10 more minutes, until cheese is bubbly and golden brown. before bake time…..bake with foil, when you remove foil for final bake time add the cheese on top! And it was every bit as delicious as it always has been–it was a hit at the family event I brought it for. I called it “coral lasagna.” over the sauce in the baking pan. I am hoping it turns out as Inge already assembled it and I’m having company. I also was confused by these instructions–there should’ve been more direction as to cook times and temps instead of just “follow your lasagna recipe directions.” I wish I had seen this thread before I set about making my lasagna. Just mozzarella and Parmesan. Hope that helps! EDITOR’S NOTE: Aldi appears to have removed the recipe from its box, which makes very little sense to us. When I took it out same thing but we took it out and left it covered for 30-40and basically let it steam cook itself and noodles soaked up liquid. It’s interesting that several people have mentioned there is no recipe on the box anymore. The box has simple cooking instructions: Use in your favorite recipe. I Agree with Christine Garcia. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. 9 lasagna noodles (the directions later state to use 12 noodles, and that’s what I … Did you cover them with boiling water or just tap water and at what oven temperature did you use. I upped my temp to 400 degrees and lengthened my cook time to an hour and a half. If so, what’s the point? All rights reserved. You’re directions sound like they make for a wayyyy better dish. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a51337/classic-lasagna-recipe/, Highlights From the 2020 Aldi Holiday Gift Guide Catalog, This Week at Aldi: The Ad for November 11, 2020, 9 lasagna noodles (the directions later state to use 12 noodles, and that’s what I went with and my lasagna turned out great), 3 cloves garlic, minced (I used Aldi’s minced garlic that comes in a jar), 8 oz. Cover the pan with foil and bake for 40 minutes. I also like how versatile this recipe is. Uncover I made a variation of this last night. 2 ricotta 8oz each Remove from heat. The side of the box notes that you should use 1/2 cup of water for every 5 lasagna noodles. I just followed the box and it was a soupy disaster – DO NOT add water! While Aldi sells a variety of noodles — spaghetti, fettucini, rotini, and penne — lasagna noodles have previously not been available. On top of everything after it’s assembled? No recipe on the box and VERY confusing whether to add water, soak noodles, etc. Very confusing. I went by the instructions on the box. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. It came out still a little sloppy, but if you let it sit and cool down just a bit, it stays together. And, Yes wondered about Water and or Milk thing. jars (I used a 25-oz. These comments have been helpful, glad Aldi’s picked these up to sell. My ALDI told me these oven-ready lasagna noodles are seasonal, so stock up soon for the whole year! Agreed, that’s what I’m trying to figure out?? Oven-Ready Lasagna Recipe photo by Taste of Home. To the marinara? I also was wondering if i needed to add extra water, which is why I’m here – trying to figure it out. In a large skillet, heat olive oil and brown meat until cooked through; season … Uncover; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Delicious. The recipe has its quirks, such as some confusion over whether to use 9 or 12 noodles (I went with 12), and the fact that it calls for a 26-oz. Place a garnish of parsley on top. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. 1 1/2 tomato pre-made sauce containers( standard aldi spaghetti sauce premade aka 38 ounces ) So here’s what I found: If I do what the box says and follow my lasagna recipe’s directions for temp and cook time, I wind up with a soupy mess like at least one other person mentioned. was leary, but this Fridged Cold blast was coming, icy Roads, so grabbed them. Highly recommended. Add 1/2 cup of water (or milk) for every 5 pieces of lasagna used. Layer 3 or 4 lasagna noodles (Again, the ingredients list and the recipe directions call for different numbers of noodles here; I went with the higher number because I like noodles a lot!) Turns out perfect every time. Totally agree with above comments regarding instructions …add water or milk then cover with foil. It is very time consuming to figure out what is meant. Everyone loved it! half of the cottage cheese... Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. I just bought the oven ready lasagna noodles, and I don “t understand the directions, ? I did have to lengthen the cook time as mentioned above by 30 minutes. I am making lasagna for dinner tonight with these noodles. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Oven-ready noodles, which don't need to be cooked before they're layered in the baking dish, further speed preparation of this easy entree. I’ve never used the no boil noodles and I think I’ll try the soak method also. I LOVE ALDI’S . 1lb hamburger I use them all the time.