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Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

These easy, cheesy vegetarian lasagna roll-ups put traditional lasagna on its side with a smaller portion that won't leave you with a whole pan of leftovers.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword lasagna
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 lasagna roll-ups
Calories 154 kcal

Ingredients

For the filling:

  • 1 1/2 cups park-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese divided
  • 3/4 cup frozen chopped spinach thawed and drained of excess liquid
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

For the remainder of dish:

  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 8 lasagna noodles cooked
  • Parsley or basil leaves slivered, for garnish
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. For the filling:
  3. In a small bowl, stir together all of the filling ingredients (using only 1/2 cup of the mozzarella and setting the remainder aside.)
  4. For the remainder of the dish:
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the marinara sauce and spices.
  6. Spread 2/3 cup of the marinara sauce mixture in a thin layer on the bottom of a 2-quart rectangular baking dish. Set aside.
  7. To assemble the lasagna roll-ups, lay a lasagna noodle on a flat surface. Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to measure out the filling for each noodle. Use your fingers to gently press the mixture in a thin, even layer across the entire lasagna noodle. Gently roll up the noodle from one end of the noodle on the short side. Be careful not to press too hard.
  8. Place the lasagna roll-up, seam side down, in the prepared baking dish and repeat until all the lasagna noodles are filled.
  9. Pour the remaining 1/3 cup of marinara sauce over the tops of the lasagna roll-ups. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese on top of the roll-ups.
  10. Loosely cover the baking dish with aluminum foil, and bake for 15 minutes. Remove foil, then bake for another 15 minutes.
  11. Garnish with parsley, basil leaves and Parmesan cheese if desired.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Dinner for Two

Nutrition Facts
Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 395mg17%
Potassium 174mg5%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 227IU5%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.