Lola's Heating Instructions

Thawed or Refrigerated

2–3 PERSON DINNERS

Includes eggplant, chicken parmesan, veal parmesan, and ravioli

  • Remove plastic cover and place in a pre-heated oven at 375 degrees for 20-30 minutes.

9 MEATBALLS WITH SAUCE

  • Stovetop: Meatballs with sauce can be heated on stovetop in a pot at medium heat. Stir occasionally for 15-20
  • Oven: Place in a pre-heated oven at 375 degrees for 20-30 minutes.

2–3 PERSON CHICKEN ZITI AND BROCCOLI

  • There are 2 ways to heat:
    • Place chicken, ziti and broccoli in a pre-heated 375 degree oven for 20-30 minutes, stir and serve, or                                
    • Place chicken, ziti and broccoli in a frying pan on stovetop, stir with medium heat for 10 minutes.

Frozen

2–3 PERSON DINNERS  

  • Loosen cover to allow air–flow, place frozen dinner in a preheated 375 degree oven for 60-80 minutes.  Dinners that contain ricotta cheese (lasagna, stuffed shells, baked ziti and manicotti)  will need an additional 10 minutes.

4–6 PERSON FAMILY-SIZE DINNERS

  • Loosen cover to allow air flow, place meal in a preheated 375 degree oven for 60-80 minutes. You may want to allow additional time uncovered in oven to remove extra moisture. 
  • Dishes that contain ricotta cheese will need to be cooked an additional 10 minutes.

8–10 PERSON TRAYS

  • Loosen cover to allow air flow, place meal in a pre-heated 375 degree oven for 45-60 minutes. You may want to allow additional time in oven uncovered to remove extra moisture (personal preference).
  • Dishes that contain ricotta cheese (lasagna, stuffed shells, baked ziti and manicotti) need to be cooked an additional 10-15 minutes more.

20–25 PERSON TRAYS

  • Loosen cover to allow air flow, place meal in pre-heated 375 degree oven for 45-60 minutes. You may want to allow additional time in the oven uncovered to remove extra moisture (personal preference) 
  • Dishes that contain ricotta cheese (lasagna, stuffed shells, baked ziti and manicotti) need to be cooked an additional 10-15 minutes more.

 

All items should be heated to 165° internal temperature.