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Spinach and Cheese Lasagna Rolls Recipe

Spinach and Cheese Lasagna Rolls Recipe

These Italian-inspired roll-ups from Cindy Romberg of Mississauga, Ontario are fast and fun to make. They may look elegant, but they are also very kid-friendly.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 2% cottage cheese
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 6 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) seasoned tomato sauce for lasagna

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the spinach, mozzarella, cottage cheese, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese and egg. Spread a heaping 1/3 cupful over each noodle. Roll up and secure with toothpicks.
  • 2. Place seam side down in an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • 3. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Pour tomato sauce over roll-ups.
  • 4. Cover and bake at 350° for 33-38 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 307 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 59mg cholesterol, 1205mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 4g fiber), 21g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Spinach and Cheese Lasagna Rolls

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bunchoffluff
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2014

"5 stars for this one!!! Everyone asks for this recipe! Even bona-fide carnivores are won over by this dish...every time I make this, it seems the whole neighborhood knows what's going on...now if I could just get help w/the dishes...this a very easy dish to personalize..and I usually double the recipe..freezes very well. A nice dish to have in your repetoire."

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amk4985
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

"really easy to make and the whole family loved it!"

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donnatayhorses
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2013

"This meal is completely doable during the work week! Kids and adults alike give this one a thumbs up! You can add chicken if you want meat in this dish, and it works great."

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loozerjones
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2012

"So delicious and so easy! I used ricotta cheese instead of cream cheese because it was all I had in the fridge, and I added some garlic salt and black pepper to the mixture. I also cooked it right away because I saw too late that I was supposed to refrigerate it! Still delicious and easy :)"

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jadedraven
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2011

"I've made this several times and it is a hit with my husband and my toddler. I use extra mozz cheese and spinach, and skip the parm, and i can usually make 8 rolls with it instead of 6. Also i've found that 40-45 mins is the perfect cooking time."

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amen
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2008

"add 1/8 - 1/4 tsp nutmeg"

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Joanne222
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2008

"Excellent! I like to use a Basil pasta sauce and I put fresh ground black pepper and dried basil before adding the sauce. So good!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.