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Spinach And Ricotta Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups
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Spinach And Ricotta Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups

Taking the traditional Lasagna to the next level and making it fancier and easier to serve. This Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups is perfect for weekend brunch or Holiday meals.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: dinner, Kids Friendly, Lunch Box Recipes, savory snack
Cuisine: European, Italian
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 12 roll-ups
Calories: 214kcal

Equipment

  • Oven
  • pan
  • spatula

Ingredients

For the filling –

  • 2 cups Spinach Frozen (thawed and drained)
  • 15 oz Ricotta cheese
  • ¾ cup Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed red pepper

For the sauce –

  • 2 cups Marinara sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano Dried
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley Dried
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed red pepper

For the remainder of the dish –

  • 12 Lasagna sheets
  • ½ cup Mozzarella cheese
  • to garnish Fresh basil

Instructions

  • Cook the lasagna based on the package instructions. Keep them separated on a greased baking sheet, so they don’t stick to each other.

To make the filling for Spinach And Ricotta Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups –

  • combine all the ingredients mentioned under the filling. Make sure that you thaw the frozen spinach and squeeze out all the extra moisture.

To make the sauce for lasagna roll-ups –

  • To the store-bought or home-made marinara, add the remaining dry spices mentioned in the list and mix well.

To assemble the Spinach And Ricotta Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups –

  • Layer a 9 x 13 baking dish with 1 cup of sauce.
  • Working with one cooked lasagna sheet at a time, spread about 2 to 3 heaped tablespoon of filling evenly. Make sure that you spread the filling until the edge.
  • Now roll the sheet carefully, without applying too much pressure. Make sure that you keep the filling inside the lasagna sheet.
  • Place the prepared sheet on the prepared baking dish.
  • Layer the rolls with the remaining marinara sauce and top with the mozzarella cheese.
  • Cover the pan loosely with aluminum foil and bake at 350 F oven for 15 minutes.
  • Now open the foil and then bake again for 15 more minutes or until the cheese on top has melted and starts to brown.
  • Remove from oven and let it cool down for about 5 minutes. Garnish with fresh basil leave and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 328mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 985IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 152mg | Iron: 1mg