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Easy Gift Lasagna in an aluminum tin on a cutting board with a spoon and a white napkin
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5 from 2 votes

Easy Gift Lasagna

This recipe for Easy Gift Lasagna is the perfect dish to take to a new neighbor, sick friend or the bereaved – everyone loves it
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Gift Lasagna, Lasagna
Servings: 4
Calories: 500kcal
Author: Loaves and Dishes


  • 1 batch of “Best Ever Spaghetti Sauce”https://www.loavesanddishes.net/best-ever-spaghetti-sauce/
  • 9 Lasagna noodles – cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 small container Ricotta Cheese
  • 4 Cups shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese


  • Prepare Sauce according to instructions and set aside.
  • Prepare Lasagna noodles according to package instructions –be sure to salt the water. After drained, toss with olive oil to help prevent sticking
  • Cut Lasagna noodles to the required length to fit in the pan. Save the smaller pieces as you may need to piece them together while making the lasagna.
  • Set your containers out in a row in front of you. Coat the bottom of each pan with one large spoonful of sauce. Then begin to layer noodles, Spoonfulls of ricotta cheese that are sufficient to coat the noodles, several spoonfuls of sauce to make a layer over the ricotta, shredded mozzarella to cover the sauce then repeat starting with the noodles again. Should make 2-3 layers depending on depth of pan. End with layer of Mozzarella cheese and sprinkle the parmesan over the top.
  • Cover with the included top and label with a sharpie marker – name of dish, instructions for preparation and date of preparation. Use by date.


It is always easier to make several of these at one time, place them in the freezer and they you have them ready when you need them! 
Take this gift lasagna, a bag of salad, a loaf of bread with some flavored butter and a small dessert for a complete meal that will be appreciated! 


Calories: 500kcal