Lasagna is one of life’s most delicious carb-loaded dishes. Who doesn’t love stacks on stacks of pasta, cheese, and saucy goodness? Whether it’s made with a classic red sauce and bolognese or made vegetarian-friendly and filled with peas or mushrooms — it’s a dish that’s warm and comforting at any time. Share it with the table or eat it alone, there’s no shame in the Miami’s lasagna game, here are nine of the top lasagnas throughout the city.Read More
9 Miami Lasagnas Worth Carb Loading For
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1. 800 Degrees Woodfired Kitchen Aventura
800 Degrees serves up a different take on the usual layered lasagna at Udonis Haslem and Dwyane Wade’s Aventura restaurant. Here the lasagna is formed by using tube-like paccheri pasta that are rolled and stacked with bolognese, then topped with Castelmagno bechamel, and tomato. Order one for the table and share, it’s definitely family-sized.
2. The Surf Club Restaurant
Like all dishes at Thomas Keller’s Surf Club, this lasagna is an elevated take on the Italian dish. Here the lasagna noodles are layered with all-day braised beef and forest mushrooms and then baked to perfection each and every time.
3. Ember Miami
Brad Kilgore’s wood-fired eatery features a fire-roasted vegetarian 30 layer lasagna. There’s 15 layers of pasta and 15 layers of maitake bolognese and Gruyere fondue cooked in a Spanish Josper oven that gets up to 1000 degrees, creating a layer of crispness on the outside.
4. La Fontana Steakhouse
A steakhouse in Doral isn’t the first place one would expect to order lasagna, but that’s not stopping La Fontana from featuring one with a twist on its menu. This dish combines layers of pasta, bechamel sauce and beef marinara sauce, with layers of ham, small sweet peas, gouda, and mozzarella.
Rich creamy taleggio and shredded short rib are what make Macchialina’s lasagna so special. Well, that and the fact that it’s part of the restaurant’s famed Pasta Thursdays where it’s featured for just $10.
6. Prime Italian
The lasagna at Prime Italian is extra saucy with tradition red sauce, layered with Kobe beef bolognese, and plenty of mozzarella cheese. It’s a classic Italian dish is a staple at the South of Fifth restaurant. Pro tip: check it out during Miami Spice (yearly, during August and September) to score the ultimate deal.
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7. Casa Tua Cucina
Miami, FL 33130
End a long day of shopping at Brickell City Centre with a carb filled delight at Casa Tua Cucina. The lasagna at the Italian food hall inside Saks Fifth Avenue is just about as classic as they come with layers upon layers of noodles, cheese, and sauce.
No basic lasagna at this Brickell hotspot — here the Italian classic is made using fried noodles. Fi’lia’s fried lasagna is layers with traditional veal-beef-pork ragu, marinara, fontina, mozzarella, and parmigiana cheeses stacked delicately between crisp fried lasagna noodles.
9. The Big Cheese of Miami
A South Miami staple for almost four decades, The Big Cheese has been home to some of Miami’s most loved cheesy comfort foods. The lasagna here is as classic as it gets. It’s saucy, cheesy, and big enough to share. There’s also a vegetable version where the meat sauce is replaced with a vegetable medley and spinach.
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