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15 lasagna recipes you have to try, because lasagna is the best dish ever

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's lasagna! This one-pan wonder is more than just another casserole—we're true believers that it has super powers. Able to feed a crowd and please even the pickiest child, there's something magical that happens once those layers of bubbling cheese, hearty sauce, veggies and meat meld together. Oh, lasagna, you're our baked pasta hero. Easy to throw together and reliably delicious, we can always count on you to protect us from the dinner doldrums. Here are 15 out-of-this-world lasagna recipes to try.

Luscious Lazy Slow-Cooker Lasagna

Yes, you can make lasagna in a slow cooker! This recipe is super versatile: swap in your favorite veggies and greens for a winning slow cooker dinner every time.

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Four Cheese Wild Mushroom Lasagna
Four Cheese Wild Mushroom Lasagna
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With four cheeses, a creamy white sauce, and loads of roasted wild mushrooms, this lasagna is pure decadence.

300-Calorie Healthy Lasagna

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This healthy meat lasagna will save you 325 calories

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For a healthier version of the original, use extra lean beef, reduced-fat cheeses and swap in half the pasta noodles for planks of zucchini and eggplant "noodles." A grating of fresh imported Parmesan cheese is the perfect finishing touch.

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This is a hearty dish with all the flavors of fall. It's great the first night and leftovers are even better!

Giada De Laurentiis's Short Rib Lasagna

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Short rib lasagna: Giada De Laurentiis gives Italian dish a twist

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This rich baked pasta is made with layers of tender short ribs, creamy basil-flecked cheese and sweet tomato sauce.

Slow-Cooker Spinach Lasagna
Slow-Cooker Spinach Lasagna recipe
Maggie Shi
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You only need 7 ingredients to make this delicious slow-cooker casserole.

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Spicy Italian Sausage Lasagna

Feed a crowd with this classic version of the Italian favorite.

Low-Calorie Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Lasagna
Kevin Curry cooks up low-calorie, gluten-free sweet potato lasagna with watermelon, feta and arugula salad
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This delicious main course from is gluten-free and way lower in carbs than classic lasagna.

Spinach-Mushroom Lasagna

With hearty cremini mushrooms, rich homemade marinara, and a ricotta cheese mix, this lasagna will please the whole family.

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Lasagna in Mug
Lasagna in a Mug recipe
Teri Lyn Fisher
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Lasagna for one? No problem. You only need 2 minutes for this kitchen hack.

Vegan White Lasagna with Roasted Butternut Squash and Spinach

Who says you can't combine vegan and Italian cuisine. Just because it's doesn't feature cream or cheese doesn't mean it's not as delicious as the original. In fact, it can be just as good!

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Who says lasagna needs to bake in an oven? Simply layers thinly sliced raw tomatoes and zucchini with creamy ricotta, and top everything with a zingy basil pesto. Done. This no-bake version of lasagna couldn't be quicker, or more refreshing.

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Vegetable Lasagna Rolls
Katie Lee cooks up delicious vegetarian lasagna rolls
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It's a lasagna with a twist.

Breakfast Lasagna

We hereby grant you permission to have lasagna for breakfast. You're welcome. Take quintessential morning ingredients like eggs and bacon and spin them into a satisfying meal.

RELATED: 5 make-ahead breakfast casseroles you must try

Buca di Beppo's heart-shaped lasagna
Heart Shaped Lasagna
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Because nothing says love like lasagna!

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