5 from 1 vote
Caprese Lasagna Roll Ups
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 

Caprese Lasagna Roll Ups is a lasagna noodle filled with a cheese mixture, Roma tomatoes, and fresh basil rolled up and topped with marinera sauce.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Unit: cup, large, medium
Servings: 5
Calories: 519 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
Ingredients
  • 8 lasagna noodles , uncooked
  • 3 1/2 cups fresh mozzarella cheese , shredded and divided
  • 3/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3-4 medium Roma tomatoes , thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves , chopped (plus more for garnish)
  • 2 cups mainara sauce (fresh/homemade is the best, but bottled works too)
Instructions
  1. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions. Drain pasta and align noodles in a single layer on a large sheet of parchment paper.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 

For the filling:
  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together ricotta cheese and egg white until well blended. Stir in fresh Parmesan cheese. 

  2. Mix about 3 cups of the Mozzarella cheese and season with freshly ground black pepper to taste.

  3. Spread a thin layer of the cheese mixture over each lasagna noodle, covering it completely from one end to the other.

  4. Lay about 4 thin tomato slices over the cheese mixture and then sprinkle fresh basil over top.

  5. Snugly roll lasagna noodles to opposite end.

  6. Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce in the bottom of a 11x7'' baking dish. 

  7. Place lasagna rolls seam side down in dish and top each roll with a heaping spoonful or pasta sauce. Make sure to cover the edges of the pasta so they don't dry out while baking.

  8. Sprinkle remaining shredded Mozzarella on top. 

  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. 

  10. Remove from oven and garnish with more fresh basil ribbons. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Cooking Classy

Nutrition Facts
Caprese Lasagna Roll Ups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 519 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 1156mg 48%
Potassium 533mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 24.7%
Vitamin C 8.6%
Calcium 57.5%
Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.