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Pepperoni Pizza Lasagna Roll-Ups Recipe
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Pepperoni Pizza Lasagna Roll-Ups Recipe

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Tastes like pizza, looks like manicotti and everyone loves it! It works great for teacher meetings and potlucks because it can be made well in advance, reheated as needed, and travels well. It's easier than stuffing filling into manicotti noodles!—Jamie Miller, Maple Grove, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 16 uncooked lasagna noodles
  • 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1/2 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) tomato basil pasta sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons fennel seed, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1-1/8 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 2-1/2 cups (10 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2-1/2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 6 tablespoons minced fresh parsley, divided
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

329 calories: 1 roll-up, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 819mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein .

Directions

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, cook the sausage, mushrooms and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain and transfer to a large bowl. Stir in the pasta sauce, brown sugar, fennel seed, tarragon, 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper flakes if desired.
  3. In the same pan, cook pepperoni for 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned; remove to paper towels to drain.
  4. In another large bowl, combine the mozzarella, ricotta, 1 cup Parmesan, eggs, 4 tablespoons parsley, basil, pepper and remaining salt.
  5. Drain noodles. Spread 1 cup meat sauce in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Spread 1/4 cup cheese mixture over each noodle; top with 3 or 4 pepperoni slices. Carefully roll up; place seam side down in prepared dish. Top with remaining meat sauce; sprinkle with remaining Parmesan.
  6. Cover and bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle with remaining parsley before serving. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Pepperoni Lasagna Roll-ups in Taste of Home Winning Recipes 3 2012, p119


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lettuceleaf
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2016

"My family really enjoyed this. I split it into two smaller pans and put one in the freezer for another day. Just as yummy reheated. Will definitely make again."

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wolfgirl714
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2014

"yummy was all gone in a flash, big hit"

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suesschrod
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2014

"Yum! My family loved it and said it was a keeper!"

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mountainberrybutterfly
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2014

"Sounds great. I'm subbing regular onion for the sweet onion and cottage cheese for the ricotta. Skipping the pepperoni because I don't care for it. Adding in some diced green pepper . I can almost taste it now."

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KimberlyHeilman
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"Very good. Made it tonight. Cooking the pepperoni first made it taste extra good. Definately a "make again""

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shannon12
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"This sounds like something my grandsons would love. Love the presentation. Can't wait to try.....means grand kids will be HERE!!!!"

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Gramafk7
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"I've been using this recipe since I first came across it in TOH. It's a great dinner and it's adjustable to your preferences. I make my own pasta sauce with the spices I normally use (save you $ there) . Hamburger sometimes instead of sausage (more $ saved) in regards to the spices - well it's not like I'm never going to use them again ($ well spent). As for the meats and cheeses - I buy them when they are on sale and again it's not like I can't use them for something else should there happen to be any left. I don't find this a prohibitive meal to make at all - and I'm on a very strict budget as a senior citizen. Oh and it freezes well."

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jsimmons814
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"sounds delicious! Definitely trying this dish this weekend. For those commenting on the cost of the ingredients, note that it feeds 16 people!"

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Ohio46
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"Sounds delicious but does not fit in my grocery allowance-the cheeses are alone would be over ten dollars plus pepperoni , sausage , pasta and sauce."

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