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ricktanner
ricktanner Posts: 24
edited May 2012 in Cookbook

CAN YOU MAKE LASANGNA ON THE BGE AND IF SO ANY RECEIPIES AND POINTERS?

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  • MikeP624
    MikeP624 Posts: 292
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    I have never done it, but i would imagine you would use a standard recipe and cook it at the same temp you would in the oven. 

    I would suggest using the platesetter legs up and set the pan of lasagna on the cooking grid.

    Not sure there is any benefit for cooking a lasagna on the BGE, but let me know how it turns out.

  • Doc_Eggerton
    Doc_Eggerton Posts: 5,321
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    Why not?  With a platesetter you can bake anything on the Egg you can in a stove.  The real question is would it be any different?  I suppose if you did it open top with strong smoke it might be.

    Here are some veggies I did for a large cook, that were more or less done the way you would do lasagna.  They turned out great, but not any different than done inside.  I did them on the Egg, just because I wanted to.

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  • Richard Fl
    Richard Fl Posts: 8,297
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    Yes, just be careful about burning the edges.  I was not watching this one very close.

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  • Griffin
    Griffin Posts: 8,200
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    Sure, the Egg is just like an oven, just fueled by lump...and ovens used to be fueled by wood and coal anyway. Placesetter legs down and 3 lil green feet under your casserole dish. I've done mac n cheese before, among other casseroles.

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  • Stoater
    Stoater Posts: 292
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    I did a curry on the bge last week and pilau rice, it took on great smoke flavour, grilled the chicken first and threw it in the sauce to finish, I would recommend doing anything you like on it, my wife said it was the best curry ever.
  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 32,771
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    sometimes cheese picks up too much smoke flavor, i might cook it mostly with sauce on top and add the last layer of cheese towards the end.
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  • ShaneF
    ShaneF Posts: 26
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    Sure you CAN, but why not just cook it in the oven?? Unless you want smokey flavored lasanga...

  • cortguitarman
    cortguitarman Posts: 2,061
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    I did one not to long ago. It was really good. The temp was the same as a normal lasagna. The noodles and cheese picked up a hint of smoke and really enhanced the flavor.

    Mark Annville, PA
  • stike
    stike Posts: 15,597
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    fishless: foil for the majority of the cook and then remove the foil for browning and a little smoke.

    mushroom lasagna is really good on the egg
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  • Botch
    Botch Posts: 15,487
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    I made chili on the egg last winter, but smoked a 7-bone roast by itself, let it cool, and then made the chili on the stove with it.  I would do a lasagna the same way.
    Wonder what smoking the noodles a bit before boiling would do?  Especially no-boil noodles?  
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