The Best Boston Restaurants for Gourmet Lasagna

May 14 12:49 2012 Paul Marino Print This Article

It may come as no surprise when tourists and foodies alike, come to Boston in search of true Italian inspired dishes. As you may know Boston is the mini Mecca for Italian dinners and desserts.

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Hello again! It may come as no surprise when tourists and foodies alike, come to Boston in search of true Italian inspired dishes. As you may know Boston is the mini Mecca for Italian dinners and desserts. With pastry shops like Mike’s and Modern, it is not hard to find the heart of Italy in the narrow streets of the North End. This week we are discussing a classic Italian dish that can take on many forms, lasagna. The Best Boston Restaurants for Gourmet Lasagna offer endless varieties.


This family style dish offers endless options for flavor combinations. Classic lasagnas are handmade with homemade sauces and cheese. Gourmet lasagnas add a little more kick to their original recipes.


This week we will discuss the best gourmet lasagna recipes in Boston. The Best Boston Restaurants for Gourmet Lasagna use different ingredients to tantalize the taste buds.


Some interesting and delicious lasagna recipes we have found are:


Black Bean Lasagna

            This different twist on lasagna uses Mexican inspired flavors to layer on the             delicious flavors.


Butternut Squash and Hazelnut Lasagna

            This one sounds too good not to share the ingredients:

1 onion (chopped)

3 tbsps unsalted butter

3 lbs butternut squash (peeled seeded and cut into 12 inch pieces)

1 tsp minced garlic

1 tsp salt

14 tsp white pepper

2 tbsps flat leaf parsley (chopped fresh)

4 tsps sage (chopped fresh)

1 cup hazelnuts (4 oz), toasted , loose skins rubbed off with a kitchen towel, and coarsely chopped

1 tsp minced garlic

3 tbsps unsalted butter

5 tbsps all-purpose flour

5 cups milk

1 bay leaf (california)

1 tsp salt

18 tsp white pepper

12 lb fresh mozzarella (coarsely grated 2 cups)

1 cup parmigiano-reggiano (finely grated, 3 oz)

12 sheets lasagne (7 by 3 12 inch, 12 lb)



Artichoke Spinach Lasagna

            This delicious and green leafy vegetable lasagna is a sauce less dish made with         extra cheese and creamy delicious artichoke hearts to keep it moist and cheesy.



Wild Mushroom Lasagna

            With wild mushrooms and mustard seasoning it is hard to go wrong with this           layered dish.


Tomato and Mozzarella Lasagna

            Like an original capresse salad, this fresh and easy recipe will make any night feel    like family dinner in Italy.


Golden Onion and Zucchini Lasagna

            With a hint of nutmeg and savory zucchini this lasagna is the perfect summer           meal.


Some other delicious recipe ideas we found are:

Onion, Parsley and Fontina Lasagna

Veal and Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

Cod Cannelloni with Swiss Chard and Roasted Peppers Lasagna

Chicken Cattiatore Lasagna


With limitless options for ingredients and toppings, lasagna is an extremely versatile dish. With its large size and ability to please almost any palette, it makes a great family meal at the Best Boston Restaurants. Gourmet Lasagnas have opened a new door in flavor matching. Chefs have worked to craft and prefect their own lasagna recipes, but only the best get to share them in Boston. So remember, if you are strolling through the North End, give in to those inviting smells billowing out of the corner restaurants.



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Paul Marino
Paul Marino

Paul Marino has been writing about the restaurant industry for over 20 years. He recommends FiRE and iCE as one of the Best Boston Restaurants for a unique and memorable dining experience.

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