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Lasagna Roll Ups

Lasagna Roll Ups Recipe

Lasagna Roll Ups are a fun twist on classic lasagna. These are great for individual servings and for freezing later. Packed with a flavorful homemade meat sauce and cheese mixture wrapped up in a lasagna noodle. This recipe is perfect for your next family gathering or potluck.
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Course: Main Course, pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Lasagna Roll Ups, Lasagna Roll Ups Recipe, recipe for lasagna roll ups
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 330kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 lasagna noodles (cooked to instructions)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil (2 x 1 tablespoons divided)
  • 24 ounces marinara spaghetti sauce (I used traditional Prego)
  • ½ cup yellow onion (diced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 16 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese (finely shredded)
  • 3 cups mozzarella cheese (2 x 1½ cups divided)
  • ¼ cup parsley (chopped)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large skillet, over medium high heat add 1Tbsp of olive oil. Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink, breaking apart with a spatula or spoon. 3-4 minutes. Add ⅓ cup of yellow onions and cook until transparent. 3 minutes. Add ¼ tsp crushed red pepper, 1 tsp black pepper, ½ tsp Italian seasoning, ½ tsp salt and garlic. Mix well and saute for 1 minute. Pour in 24 oz of your favorite marinara sauce, bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a large pot bring water to a boil and add 1 tsp off salt and 1 Tbsp olive oil. Cook lasagna noodles to al dente according to directions listed on package. Then drain noodles and put them back in the pot and cover with cold water.
  • While pasta is cooking prepare the cheese mixture. By adding ricotta cheese, 1 large egg, ½ Parmesan cheese, 1 ½ cups of mozzarella cheese and parsley to a large bowl. Mix until fully incorporated.
  • Lay out cooked lasagna noodles and divide ricotta cheese mixture over noodles and spread evenly. Add a large spoonful of meat mixture to each noodle and spread evenly. Spread ⅓ cup of meat sauce on the bottom of a baking dish. Roll noodles up jellyroll style and place seam side down in baking dish.
  • Cover roll-ups with remaining meat sauce then sprinkle remaining 1 ½ cups Mozzarella cheese over roll-ups.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 38 minutes in preheated oven. Then remove foil and bake for an additional 2 minutes. Serve garnished with chopped fresh parsley.

Notes

*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.

Nutrition

Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 590mg | Potassium: 450mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 677IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 343mg | Iron: 2mg