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Classic Lasagna Rolls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
International Masters Publishers

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 lasagna noodles
1 pound ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 [26 oz] jar pasta sauce with herbs
1[15 oz] container ricotta cheese
1 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Coat a 13x9 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
Cook the noodles according to package directions. Drain. Lay the noodles flat on waxed paper.
Cook the beef, onion and garlic in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until meat is browned and crumbly. Drain. Add pasta sauce; bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Spread 2 cups sauce mixture in the prepared baking dish.
Mix the ricotta and 1 cup mozzarella in a large bowl.
Spread about 3 T cheese mixture evenly over each lasagna noodle.
Roll up the noodles tightly. Place seam sides down, over the sauce in the baking dish.
Spoon the remaining sauce over the rolls. Sprinkle with the Parmesan.
Bake the rolls until heated through and bubbly, about 30 minutes.
Sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella.
Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 servings [2 quarts]
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This dish is an easy alternative to manicotti, the Italian specialty featuring tubes of stuffed pasta.
For variation: instead of tomato sauce, use 3 1/4 cups Alfredo sauce with 1 tsp dried basil leaves and 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves.

 

 

 

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