Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Spinach Lasagna Rolls


This is a recipe that is easy, fast and super delicious. Even if the kids in the family don't like spinach, they just might eat this up like my grandchildren did, without even mentioning the veggie.

Pair it with a green salad, and warm garlic bread, and you have a meal that is great for a weeknight dinner.

This recipe is from the skinnytaste.com blog, where you can find lots of great tasting, low fat recipes.
 


Recipe for Spinach Lasagna Rolls

Ingredients:

9 lasagna noodles, cooked
10 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed and completely drained
15 oz fat free ricotta cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg
salt and pepper
32 oz tomato sauce
9 tablespoons (about 3 oz) part skim mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine spinach, ricotta, Parmesan, egg, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Ladle 1 cup tomato sauce on the bottom of a 9 x 12 baking dish.
Place a piece of waxed paper on the counter and lay out noodles. Make sure noodles are dry. Take 1/3 cup of ricotta mixture and spread evenly over noodles. Roll carefully and place seam side down in baking dish. Repeat with remaining noodles.
Ladle tomato sauce over the noodles in the baking dish and top each one with 1 tablespoon mozzarella cheese. Put foil over baking dish and bake for 40 minutes.

Makes 9 rolls.


Patricia
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