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Bread lasagna with tomato, mozzarella and basil

Difficulty: easy

Preparation Time: 20 min.

Cooking Time: 20 min.

Portions: 4

A quick and easy recipe to prepare a delicious first course. In fact, the lasagna of bread with tomato, mozzarella and basil does not require a rolling pin or a dough sheeter. An ideal dish if there is little time available, but you want a rich, soft and tasty dish.


  • 8 large slices of sandwich bread without crust

  • 400 g of tomato sauce

  • 300 g of fiordilatte mozzarella

  • 1 tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • fresh basil

  • dried oregano

  • salt

  • pepper

The lasagna of pancarré with tomato, mozzarella and basil is a very easy first course to prepare; is a recipe designed to bring to the table a delicious and fun dish, quick to make, and also tasty.

The soft bread, without the crust, is used like egg pasta sheets in classic lasagna and seasoned with tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil and oregano. A preparation that in practice refers to cannelloni di pancarré. Children will love to eat and prepare this lasagna.

Lasagna is one of the most popular dishes of our culinary tradition. The most famous are undoubtedly Lasagne alla Bolognese which together with Pizza and Tiramisù can be defined as synonymous with Italian cuisine in the world. By their very nature, however, lasagna lends itself to being interpreted in infinite variations.


Phase 1

Begin the preparation of the tomato, mozzarella and basil pancarré lasagna from the dressing. Mix the tomato puree in a bowl with the grated Parmesan cheese and season with oil, salt, pepper, oregano and basil to taste. Cut the mozzarella into slices and let it drain in a colander.

Phase 2

Grease a baking dish and make a layer of bread, shaping it appropriately so as to completely cover the base of the baking dish. Spread over a few spoonfuls of sauce and a little crumbled mozzarella with your hands. Make a second layer of bread and proceed in the same way until you create 3 layers in all and finish the ingredients. Top with the tomato sauce and the remaining mozzarella.

Phase 3

Drizzle with oil, sprinkle with a little oregano and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 20 minutes or until the cheese begins to spin. Take the pacarré lasagna with tomato, mozzarella and basil out of the oven and let it settle for 10-15 minutes before serving.

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