Celebrate Lasagna Day with delicious recipes to bring the family together for Sunday lunch
It’s hard to find a person who doesn’t like to eat lasagna, isn’t it? Presented many times, especially on Sundays, Italian food has won the hearts of Brazil and not only the character of Garfield, the famous cat in comics and movies, who loves a good lasagna!
Celebrated on July 29, Lasagna Day has gained space all over the world, and in Brazil, this delicious pasta arrived with Italian immigrants at the end of the 19th century – and it’s here to stay!
The recipe is very versatile, and it can be made with different sauces and fillings, which please everyone. See Mococa’s advice.
(preparation time: 1 hour)
250 g of lasagna noodles
1/2 cup Mococa butter
250 g soft cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt and onion powder
taste black pepper
1 3/4 cups warm milk
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken
250 g of chopped pork
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
grated mococa cheese
Cook the lasagna noodles in water for 8 minutes, you can salt the noodles at this stage. Let the water drain and set aside. In a pan, melt butter and cream cheese, let it boil for 5 minutes and season with salt, onion and pepper. Add warm Mococa milk and mix until smooth. Then add all the grated mozzarella cheese and leave it on the fire until it melts and the sauce thickens. Remove from heat and set aside. In the refractory you can start layers: cheese sauce / pasta / chicken / pork / sauce, always in this order. Finish by putting grated mozzarella on top, and sprinkle it with bread. Preheat the oven to 200ºC. Cover with aluminum foil and bake in the oven for about 25 minutes. After this time, remove the foil and bake until golden for another 10 minutes.
Tip: Use grated Mococa cheese for sprinkling at the end.
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Founded in 1919, Mococa has been in Brazilian homes for over 100 years, with quality and traditional products. Born as a family-owned butter production company, the century-old brand values premium raw materials to ensure quality and consistency in all products. Over a century of work, the company has improved, invested in technology and expanded to all countries, including Latin, Central America, America, Africa, Saudi Arabia and Japan. Currently, it has in the list of manufactured products, creams, chocolate milk, soft cheese, coconut milk, coconut milk and butter. Her portfolio is synonymous with moments of love, quality and trust, which have accompanied the daily life of families for generations. Mococa has its headquarters and factory in the city of the same name where it originated, in the heart of Sao Paulo, where it employs about 400 workers.
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