1/3 Photos of Giada's Lasagna Rolls
1 hr 25 mins
mikey & ev's Note:
Giada is a genius. I have actually made these ahead of time - just place them on a baking sheet in the freezer, and then transfer to a freezer bag when they're hard. When ready to eat: Pour some sauce on top and bake at 325°F for 30-40 minutes (I went low and slow from freezer to table). Super easy meal for entertaining or fast weekday dinner!
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- 1 (15 ounce) container whole milk ricotta cheese
- 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed dry
- 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
- 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
- 3 ounces prosciutto, chopped, thinly sliced
- 1 large egg, beaten to blend
- 3/4 teaspoon salt, plus more for salting water
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 1 -2 tablespoon olive oil
- 12 lasagna noodles, uncooked
- 2 cups marinara sauce, plus more as a side
- 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 4 ounces)
- 1Preheat the oven to 450°F.
- 2Whisk the ricotta, spinach, 1 cup Parmesan, prosciutto, egg, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl to blend.
- 3Add a tablespoon 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.
- 4Butter a 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Pour sauce over the bottom of the prepared dish. Lay out 4 lasagna noodles on a work surface, then spread about 3 tablespoons of ricotta mixture evenly over each noodle. Starting at 1 end, roll each noodle like a jelly roll.
- 5Lay the lasagna rolls seam side down, without touching, atop the sauce in the dish.
- 6Repeat with the remaining noodles and ricotta mixture. Spoon 1 cup of sauce over the lasagna rolls.
- 7Sprinkle the mozzarella and remaining 2 tablespoons of Parmesan over the lasagna rolls.
- 8Cover tightly with foil. Bake until heated through and the sauce bubbles, about 20 minutes.
- 9Uncover and bake until the cheese on top becomes golden, about 15 minutes longer. Let stand for 10 minutes.
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Nutritional Facts for Giada's Lasagna Rolls
Serving Size: 1 (298 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 548.0
- Calories from Fat 224
- Total Fat 24.9 g
- Saturated Fat 12.8 g
- Cholesterol 99.7 mg
- Sodium 1148.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 51.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
- Sugars 9.6 g
- Protein 29.4 g
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