Turkey Lasagna Rolls

For this robust lasagna-style casserole, roll the noodles around a cheesy spinach filling and then top with a turkey and tomato sauce.


Turkey Lasagna Rolls

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Servings: 8
Yield: 8 (main-dish) servings
Prep Time: 50 mins
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Ingredients
  • 8   ounces 
    ground raw turkey
  • 1   
    medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 2   
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1   cup 
    sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1   cup 
    water
  • 1  7 1/2 ounce can 
    tomatoes, cut up
  • 1  6  ounce can 
    tomato paste
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    dried oregano, crushed
  • 1   teaspoon 
    dried basil, crushed
  • 8   
    packaged dried lasagna noodles
  • 1   
    beaten egg
  • 1  15  ounce carton 
    ricotta cheese
  • 1  10  ounce package 
    frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    shredded mozzarella cheese (6 ounces)
  • 1   cup 
    grated Parmesan cheese
  •  
    Fresh parsley sprigs (optional)
Directions
1.
For sauce, in a large skillet cook turkey, onion, and garlic until turkey is brown; drain fat. Stir in mushrooms, water, undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, and basil. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes.
2.
Meanwhile, cook lasagna noodles according to package directions. Drain noodles; rinse with cold water. Drain again.
3.
For filling, in a mixing bowl stir together egg, ricotta cheese, spinach, 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese, and 3/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese.
4.
Spread about 1/2 cup of the filling on each lasagna noodle. Starting from a narrow end, roll up each lasagna noodle. Place lasagna rolls in a 2-quart rectangular baking dish. Pour sauce over lasagna rolls. Cover dish with foil.
5.
Bake in a 375 degree F. oven for 25 minutes. Remove foil. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes more or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese and, if desired, garnish with parsley sprigs. Makes 8 main-dish servings.
Make Ahead Tip
  • Prepare lasagna rolls. Cover and chill up to 12 hours. Bake in a 375 degree F. oven for 35 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes more or until heated through. Continue as directed.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 345, Fat, total (g) 15, chol. (mg) 75, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 28, pro. (g) 26, sodium (mg) 511, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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