Does traditional lasagna have bechamel or ricotta?
* Although bechamel sauce is traditional in both northern and southern Italian lasagna, restaurateur Salvatore Esposito says a simpler substitute for home cooks is ricotta that has been pureed to a smooth consistency in the food processor.
What can I use in place of bechamel sauce in lasagna?
Yes, traditional lasagna contains bechamel! It’s actually one of the French mother sauces. But over time, people have turned to ricotta or cottage cheese as a replacement for the bechamel sauce.
How many calories are in a lasagna with bechamel?
There are 579 calories in 1 serving of Lasagna with Bechamel Sauce.