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Nov 28, 2013 12:06 PM

Someone please help me.

I put together and baked 2 lasagnas a few days ago, covered them in foil and put them in the freezer. How long in the oven and at what temp to bring them to heat?? I have a houseful of people, all looking forward to my lasagna. Doing the turkey tomorrow.

Thanx, PAT

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  1. I would say 350 but go ahead and put them in while the oven comes to temperature. How long it takes depends on their size but I would guess around an hour.

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    1. re: escondido123

      Thanx escondido123. Doesn't seem like it would be rocket science, but I haven't done this before. They're usually in the fridge. They're both in 9x13 pans, about 3" tall. I've done Stouffers lasagna before, but not in years and couldn't remember time/temp.

      1. re: caiatransplant

        Frozen? - 13 x 9 - 3" deep. 325* for two hours covered. Minimum. good luck.

    2. I've made store-bought frozen lasagnas that cook for about an hour and a half. Then some time to rest. I'd figure about 2 hours minimum.

      1. Ideally you would have defrosted already, but if not just throw them in. I agree with 350 but from frozen solid you could be looking at 1.5 hours. Keep the foil on until nearly done otherwise you may overcook the top.

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          1. First, you didn't need to freeze them to begin with. They'd have been fine just refrigerated for at least 4-5 days. At the very least you should have let them thaw overnight under refrigeration. You can reheat them at 350F but keep them covered, since it's going to take quite a while and you don't want them totally drying out. Since you have omitted the critical details - measurements of pans, composition, depth of food - I cannot suggest length of reheating time. Keep testing with a fork in the center, until the tines come out hot.

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              1. re: greygarious

                I always cook a frozen lasagne without defrosting, covered for an hour and fifteen minutes and then uncovered for an hour.
                I see no loss of quality from not thawing.