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
SERVINGS
8
YIELD
8 (main-dish) servings
PREP TIME
50 mins
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)
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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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