Lasagna Rolls Ups

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Lasagna Roll Ups are a delightful twist on the classic Italian dish. These culinary gems combine all the flavors you love about lasagna but with a fun and individualized twist.

This dish features lasagna noodles with a delicious filling across each one and rolling them up into neat little bundles. The filling can vary depending on your preferences, but popular options include a mixture of cheeses, seasoned ground meat, vegetables, or even spinach and ricotta. These filled pasta rolls are then topped with a generous amount of sauce and cheese before being baked until golden and bubbling.

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Lasagna Roll-Ups

This dish is a delightful departure from traditional lasagna. The individual portions make them visually appealing and easier to serve, creating a sense of anticipation and personalization for each diner. Additionally, the roll-ups provide a perfect ratio of filling to pasta in every bite, ensuring a burst of flavors with every mouthful.

The combination of convenience, aesthetic appeal, and fantastic taste has made lasagna roll-ups a popular choice for gatherings, weeknight dinners, and even potlucks. Plus, kids will devour them!

lasagna roll up in the baking dish

Ingredients

  • Lasagna noodles
  • Shredded mozzarella
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Ricotta
  • Italian seasoning
  • Marinara sauce 

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Recipe Instructions

  1. Cook lasagna noodles according to package instructions, drain, and pat dry. Arrange on a kitchen towel to prevent sticking. In a large bowl, combine mozzarella, parmesan, and all of the ricotta.
  2. Spread cheese filling evenly over each lasagna noodle using a spoon or spatula. Roll noodles like cinnamon rolls.
  3. Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce on the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish and then place lasagna roll-ups in the dish and cover with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  4. Cover baking dish with foil and bake for 35 minutes.
  5. Remove foil, bake for an additional 5 minutes until cheese is golden and bubbly.
  6. Serve and enjoy!
lasagna roll up ingredients on a marble table

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make lasagna roll-ups ahead of time?

Lasagna roll-ups can be prepared in advance, assembled, and refrigerated until you’re ready to bake them. This makes them an excellent option for busy schedules or entertaining guests.

Can I freeze lasagna roll-ups?

es, you can freeze lasagna roll-ups. Once assembled, wrap them tightly in foil or freezer-safe containers, and they can be stored in the freezer for up to three months. Just remember to thaw them before baking.

Can I make lasagna roll-ups vegetarian or gluten-free?

Definitely! Lasagna roll-ups can easily be customized to suit dietary restrictions. Use vegetable fillings like spinach and ricotta or roasted veggies for a vegetarian option. For a gluten-free version, substitute regular lasagna noodles with gluten-free lasagna noodles available in most stores.

What should I serve with lasagna roll-ups?

I like to serve French bread, green beans, and a green salad. Easy and delicious.

lasagna roll up served on a white plate

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5 from 2 votes

Lasagna Rolls Ups

Lasagna Roll Ups are a delightful twist on the classic Italian dish that has captured the hearts and taste buds of food enthusiasts everywhere. These culinary gems combine all the flavors you love about lasagna but with a fun and individualized twist.
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total: 1 hour
Servings: 6

Ingredients 

  • 12 lasagna noodles
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup freshly grated parmesan
  • 2 ½ cups ricotta
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 3 ½ cups marinara sauce, or your favorite pasta sauce

Instructions 

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  • Cook your lasagna noodles, drain them, and pat them dry. Lay them out on a kitchen towel to prevent them from sticking to each other.
  • In a large bowl, stir together 2 ½ cups of mozzarella, ⅔ cup of parmesan, and all of the ricotta.
  • Use a spoon or spatula to spread the filling out over each of the lasagna noodles. Roll each lasagna noodle like you would a cinnamon roll.
  • Cover the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish in a thin layer of marinara sauce.
  • Add each of the lasagna roll-ups and cover with the remaining sauce. Sprinkle the top of the dish with the remaining cheese.
  • Cover the baking dish with tin foil and bake for 35 minutes. Remove the pan from the oven, take off the tin foil, and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • If you want to add some protein to this dish, you can add a pound of cooked sausage or beef. Simply sprinkle it over cheese before rolling up your lasagna.
  • You can make your own Italian seasoning by combining equal parts parsley, oregano, and basil. You can also add some garlic and onion powder.
  • I like the flavor of fresh parmesan much more than prepackaged stuff, but both work great. Prepackaged cheese will melt a little different just because it is so finely grated.
  • Make sure you lay out your lasagna noodles after they finish cooking, otherwise they will stick together and tear when you try to separate them (I learned this the hard way).
  • You can store your leftovers for up to 4 days in the fridge. Simply cover your dish with plastic wrap or transfer the roll-ups to an airtight container. Reheat your leftovers in the microwave for about a minute, or until the middle is thoroughly warmed.

Nutrition

Calories: 656kcal, Carbohydrates: 55g, Protein: 39g, Fat: 31g, Saturated Fat: 19g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 9g, Cholesterol: 108mg, Sodium: 1385mg, Potassium: 725mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 8g, Vitamin A: 1598IU, Vitamin C: 10mg, Calcium: 737mg, Iron: 3mg
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Lasagna Roll Ups offer a delightful and individualized twist on the classic lasagna dish. With their perfectly rolled pasta filled with a delicious combination of cheeses, meats, or vegetables, they provide a burst of flavors in every bite. Whether you serve them with garlic bread, a crisp salad, or roasted vegetables, lasagna roll-ups are sure to impress

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