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Lasagna Fritta aka Deep Fried Lasagna

Servings: 10
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 12 mins
Total Time: 32 mins
Lasagna Fritta aka Deep Fried Lasagna: Creamy lasagna wrapped in an ultra crunchy batter. Just when you thought lasagna couldn't get any better!

Ingredients

  • 10 Lasagna Noodles, Cooked until al Dente
  • 1 15 Ounce Container Ricotta Cheese
  • 4 Eggs, Beaten and Divided
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • Salt & Pepper, To Taste
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella Cheese, Shredded
  • 1/4 Cup Parsley, Finely Chopped (Optional)
  • 1/2 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Cups Italian Breadcrumbs
  • Vegetable Oil, For Frying
  • Marinara Sauce, For Serving If Desired

Instructions

  • Cook lasagna noodles in a pot of salted boiling water according to the package directions for al dente. Grease baking sheet, set aside.
  • Place noodles flat onto prepared pan.
  • In a large bowl, combine ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese egg, Italian seasoning, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix until combined.
  • Spread ricotta mixture evenly over all 10 noodles. Fold each noodle 3-4 times until it resembles a square. Freeze for 30-45 minutes.
  • Set up 3 small bowls containing the flour, eggs, and breadcrumbs. Dip square noodles into flour, eggs, and finally breadcrumbs.
  • Heat around 1 1/2 inches of oil in a deep skillet. Heat over medium heat until oil reaches ~350 degrees F. You'll know it's ready when a drop of water sizzles with you add it to the pan.
  • Add lasagna bites 3-4 at a time into the oil. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Repeat until all are cooked.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley, and serve with marinara sauce for dipping.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Lasagna Fritta aka Deep Fried Lasagna
Author: Krystle
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