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Lasagna Roll Ups Recipe

This recipe is so easy you can get the whole family involved. Put them to work making that second batch for the freezer! *Wink, wink*
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Assembling Roll Ups 5 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 18 lasagna noodles
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 24 oz pasta sauce
  • 15 oz ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 cup mozzarella
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp pepper

Instructions
 

  • Boil noodles according to package directions until tender. Once cooked, drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile on the stovetop, cook and crumble ground beef. Season with garlic and onion powder. Once cooked, drain the fat. Add ½ jar of pasta sauce to ground beef and mix.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Prepare your dish by spreading 2 tablespoons of marinara sauce to the bottom of a casserole dish and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, mix ricotta cheese with egg, grated parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and dried parsley flakes.
  • Lay cooked lasagna noodles out. Spread ricotta cheese mix, then spoon on a thin layer of ground beef mix. Gently roll and then place in prepared casserole dish. Top all rolls with remaining pasta sauce and top with mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until cheese is melted. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

To freeze cooked lasagna roll ups: store meal-sized portions in freezer containers. Thaw in the fridge overnight, then reheat in the microwave or in the oven until the cheese is melty.
To make your own lasagna roll ups freezer meal: Assemble roll ups as called for in the recipe and add to freezer casserole dish. Wrap tightly with foil and freeze. Thaw overnight in the fridge, keep covered in foil, and bake at 450°F for 15-20 minutes or until golden on top
Keyword freezer meal, make-ahead