When it comes to comfort foods, there's a lot of competition. We've got mac and cheese. We've got meatloaf. And then, there's cheese lasagna.

When a cheese lasagna recipe is made with sweet Italian sausage, pasta and three different types of Italian cheeses -- Parmigiano-Reggiano, mozzarella and Italian Fontina -- it clearly makes this dish the king of comfort foods. While you can still find comfort in lighter lasagna recipes, sometimes you just need all the richness that a three-cheese lasagna can provide.

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  • Free-Form Sausage-And-Three-Cheese Lasagna

    With a healthy serving of sweet Italian sausage and garlicky tomato sauce, you're almost guaranteed a successful outcome. Adding the sausage and its poaching liquid to the tomato sauce as it simmers helps deepen the flavors. The mixture of parmesan, mozzarella and Fontina also contribute to a complex and creamy outcome. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/free-form-sausage-and-thr_n_1058393.html" target="_hplink">Free-Form Sausage-and-Three-Cheese Lasagna </a>recipe</strong>

  • White Lasagna Cupcakes

    These mini lasagnas guarantees that everyone gets a piece with just the right amount of crisp, golden edge and creamy, cheesy center. The recipe calls for prosciutto in place of ground meat, which makes these extra-rich lasagnas feel just a little bit lighter. <strong><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/white-lasagna-cupcakes_n_1060863.html" target="_hplink">White Lasagna Cupcakes</a></strong>

  • Grilled Eggplant Lasagna

    Hearty eggplant stands in the place of the more traditional meat filling in this lasagna recipe. The eggplant is grilled, drawing out its natural sweetness and meatiness. It pairs perfectly with the creamy ricotta and mozzarella filling, and balances the acidity of the tomato sauce. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/grilled-eggplant-lasagna_n_1056939.html" target="_hplink">Grilled Eggplant Lasagna</a> recipe</strong>

  • Lasagna With Mushrooms And Lamb Sausage

    Looking for a recipe to take your everyday lasagna up a notch? Well, this is it. Spicy merguez sausage stands in for sweet Italian, and the use of oyster and shiitake mushrooms adds to the overall depth of the dish. If you can find truffled pecorino, we highly recommend it as it adds just a hint of that addictive truffle flavor. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/lasagna-with-mushrooms-an_n_1058515.html" target="_hplink">Lasagna with Mushrooms and Lamb Sausage</a> recipe</strong>

  • Cauliflower Puree And Spinach Lasagna

    A healthy take on the original, cauliflower puree stands in for bechamel in this recipe. And since cauliflower is naturally creamy when pureed, you won't even notice the difference. Just to make sure you are getting all your vitamins, this lasagna is also packed-full of spinach. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/cauliflower-puree-and-spi_n_1059272.html" target="_hplink">Cauliflower Puree and Spinach Lasagna</a> recipe</strong>

  • Slow-Cooker Lasagna

    Many of us don't get home early enough in the week to put together a comforting lasagna -- which just isn't right because that's exactly the type of food most of us crave come mid-week. But with a slow-cooker, any dish is possible during the week. Just prepare the meat and arrange the ingredients in the morning, and by the time you return home you'll have a fragrant and rich lasagna ready for dinner. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/slow-cooker-lasagna_n_1058924.html" target="_hplink">Slow-Cooker Lasagna</a> recipe</strong>

  • Roasted Squash And Spinach Lasagna

    The secret ingredient that makes this vegetarian lasagna stand apart is the use of bechamel sauce. Home cooks sometimes think they can skip this step, but this is a grave mistake -- and often is the only difference between the flavor of a home-cooked lasagna and one from a restaurant. The bechamel makes the dish creamy and rich, without having to load up on too much cheese. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/roasted-squash-and-spinac_n_1061328.html" target="_hplink">Roasted Squash and Spinach Lasagna</a> recipe</strong>

  • Caramelized Onion Lasagna

    This is lasagna like you've never had it before. It's remarkably different, and we guarantee that you're going to like it. Portobello mushrooms, caramelized onions, spinach and gorgonzola cheese fill this pasta dish and make it tangy and sweet all at once. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/caramelized-onion-lasagna_n_1061751.html" target="_hplink">Caramelized Onion Lasagna</a> recipe</strong>

  • Classic Lasagna

    Meaty and cheesy is exactly what we want when we think of lasagna -- and this recipe delivers just that. A mixture of ground pork and beef is used to make the bolognese sauce, and red wine is added to create a depth of flavor. A healthy topping of mozzarella cheese tops it off before going in the oven, making it nice and rich. <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/01/classic-lasagna_n_1248338.html" target="_hplink">Classic Lasagna</a> recipe</strong>

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