I created this lasagna, combining two family favorite dishes, for our family's Christmas celebration. It was extra special because my parents had just come back from a trip to Italy. —Deborah Loop, Clinton Township, Michigan
For a big hearty meal, I make this recipe as a side dish to go with veal cutlets or a roast. But you could also serve the beefy lasagna as a main dish. Just pair it with a tossed green salad and loaf of garlic bread. —Patricia Collins, Imbler, Oregon
This yummy dish combines my love of lasagna with my love of Mexican food. I made the recipe healthier by using lean ground beef and reduced-fat cheese. And I increased the fiber by adding beans. —Athena Russell of Florence, South Carolina
With two types of sauces, ground beef, spinach and three kinds of cheese, this dish is super hearty and goes beyond the expected. When serving, be sure to scoop all the way down to the bottom of the slow cooker so that everyone gets a good taste of this many layered meal. —Deborah Bruno, Mira Loma, California
I found a similar recipe online and experimented with the ingredients to create this delicious lasagna. It was an instant hit with my family! They love spicy food, and this simple dish has become a new favorite. —Lynn Smith, Warrensburg, Missouri
We can hardly wait to dig into this cheesy, meaty lasagna. It smells great when baking and tastes even better! Watching Mom carefully make this wonderful main dish and hearing the raves she gets inspired me to learn to cook.
-Gina Squires, Salem, Oregon
I was hungry for something different, so I gave my Italian-style lasagna a Mexican accent. It's packed with tempting seasonings, and the cheese, and green onions and ripe olives make an attractive topping.
—Sheree Swistun of Winnipeg, Manitoba
With both bacon and ground beef, this hearty dish is a real crowd-pleaser. The recipe came from my grandmother, now in her 80s. I've learned so much from helping her in the kitchen. —Cathy McCartney, Davenport, Iowa
This zesty layered casserole is a real crowd-pleaser. It was one of our children's favorites when they were young...now our grandchildren love it! Plus, it's easier to make than traditional lasagna.
—Mrs. Leo Merchant of Jackson, Mississippi
The creamy Stroganoff-like filling in this distinctive lasagna makes it a stick-to-your-ribs entree. My family loves the delicious taste, and I appreciate that it's inexpensive to fix.
-Jane Frawley, Charles Town, West Virginia