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Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Do you have a craving for vegetarian lasagna but don’t want to put in the effort of layering and layering? These spinach lasagna roll ups are super simple to make and will certainly quench your craving for a comforting, flavorful lasagna. These roll ups are perfect for meatless Mondays, or any day of the week that you need a healthy and delicious meal on the table with little effort.

Ingredients:

8 c. fresh spinach

10-12 uncooked lasagna noodles

3 c. marinara sauce

16 oz. whole milk ricotta

¾ c. shredded mozzarella

½ c. Parmesan cheese, shredded

1 large egg

Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. 

Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Cook spinach until it is wilted, about 2 minutes, and set aside to cool. Cook lasagna according to package directions and drain. Spoon 1 cup of marinara sauce into the bottom of a large baking dish. 

When the spinach has cooled, mix together the spinach, ricotta, Parmesan, egg, salt and pepper in a large bowl. 

Lay out the dry noodles flat on a clean surface, such as wax paper on the counter. Spread the cheese and spinach mixture evenly over the noodles in a thin layer and roll up carefully. Then, place the roll ups seam-side down in the baking dish. Leave a little space between the roll ups. Pour the remaining marinara sauce over the roll ups and then top with mozzarella. Bake for 30 minutes, or until cheese melts. 

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