Lasagna Rolls Recipe

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Lasagna Rolls

Jamallah Bergman

By
@pmyodb1

A different twist on lasagna


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Serves:

6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

SAUCE

2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
4 tsp
all purpose flour
1 1/4 c
whole milk
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
ground black pepper
pinch
ground nutmeg

LASAGNA

1
container whole milk ricotta cheese (15oz)
1 pkg
frozen chopped spinach,thawed,squeezed dry (10oz)
1 c
plus 2tbsp grated parmesan
3 oz
thinly sliced prosciutto,chopped
1 large
egg,beaten to blend
3/4 tsp
salt,plus more for salting water
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 to 2 Tbsp
olive oil
12
uncooked lasagna noodles
2 c
marinara sauce
1 c
shredded mozzarella (about 4oz)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To make the sauce:

Melt the butter in a heavy medium saucepan over medium low heat. Add the flour and whisk for 3 minutes. Whisk in the milk. Increase the heat to medium-high. Whisk the sauce until it comes to a simmer and is thick and smooth,about 3 minutes. Whisk the salt,pepper and nutmeg into the bechamel sauce.
2
Preheat oven to 450.
3
Whisk the ricotta,spinach,1 cup Parmesan,prosciutto,egg,salt and pepper in a medium bowl to blend.
4
Add a tbsp or 2 of oil to a large pot of boiling salted water. Boil the noodles until just tender but still firm to bite. Drain. Arrange the noodles in a single layer on a baking sheet to prevent them from sticking.
5
Butter a 13x9x2 inch glass baking dish. Pour the bechamel sauce over the bottom of the prepared dish. Lay out 4 lasagna noodles on a work surface,then spread about 3 tbsp of the ricotta mixture evenly over each noodle. Start at 1 end, roll each noodle like a jelly roll. Lay the lasagna rolls seam side down, with touching, atop the bechamel sauce in the dish. Repeat with remaining noodles and ricotta mixture. Spoon 1 cup of marinara sauce over the lasagna rolls. Sprinkle the mozzarella and remaining 2 tbsp of Parmesan over the lasagna rolls. Cover rightly with foil. Bake until heated through and the sauce bubbles, about 20 minutes.
6
Uncover and bake until the cheese on top becomes golden, about 15 minutes longer. Let stand for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the remaining marinara sauce in a heavy small saucepan over medium heat until hot, and serve alongside.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian