Meat Lasagna Roll Ups
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Meat Lasagna Roll Ups

Lasagna roll ups with meat sauce.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Servings: 6

Ingredients

Sauce-

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 24 ounce jar marinara sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cheese mixture-

  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Other-

  • 12 lasagna noodles cooked according to package directions
  • 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Coat a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground beef and cook while breaking up into chunks with a spatula until browned. Season with salt and pepper. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Pour marinara sauce into the pan and being to a simmer. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • In a large bowl combine all of the cheese mixture ingredients. Stir until smooth.
  • Spread ½ cup of the sauce onto the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Lay the lasagna noodles on a flat surface. Spread a layer of the ricotta over each noodle. Reserve 1 cup of the meat sauce for topping the rolled up noodles in the baking dish. Spread the remaining meat sauce over the ricotta mixture on each noodle.
  • Roll up each noodle and then arrange them in a baking dish. Spoon the reserved sauce over the top of the rolled up noodles and sprinkle 1 ½ cups of mozzarella cheese over the noodles.
  • Bake covered for 20 minutes, then bake uncovered for 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted and starting to brown. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve.