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Lasagna Rolls

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These Lasagna Rolls are a fabulous alternative to the typical layered lasagna. Filled with spinach, ricotta and prosciutto, the flavor is unforgettable!

Lasagna Rolls on a square white plate garnished with basil

Lasagna Rolls

This delectable twist on lasagna uses a few bowls and pans, and is probably not the swiftest dinner idea in the midst of our unprecedented heat wave.  I went ahead and baked it anyway. My daughter ADORES this pasta, so it was worth seeing her smile when she saw these lasagna rolls come out of the oven.  I have mentioned before that she avoids most meats, but the diced up prosciutto does not seem to bother her sensitive palate.  Mums the word on this secret ingredient.

Lasagna Rolls in a white ceramic casserole on a red napkin

Pure Comfort!

Lasagna is one of those comfort foods I yearn for once the cool weather sets in. Full of gooey cheese and pasta, it’s hearty and delicious. These lasagna rolls are a bit lighter, so are marvelous all year round.  My usual lasagna has loads of mozzarella and a hearty sausage sauce, compared to a spinach ricotta filling and marinara topping. Granted there is a bechamel involved and a cup of shredded mozzarella. I think you’ll love this flavorful pasta!  Buon Appetito, my friends!

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Lasagna Rolls | Lasagna noodles filled with spinach, ricotta and prosciutto

Lasagna Rolls

!Adapted from Giada's Family Dinners

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Yield 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons flour (Wondra is my preference)
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • A few grinds of fresh black pepper
  • A couple grinds of fresh nutmeg
  • 15-ounce container of ricotta cheese
  • 10-ounce package frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan plus more to sprinkling on top
  • 3 ounces prosciutto, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 12 ounces lasagna noodles, cooked in salted water
  • 2 cups of your favorite marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella


  1. To make the bechamel sauce, melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the flour and whisk for a couple minutes. Whisk in the milk. Increase the heat and allow to simmer while whisking till thick and smooth, about 3 minutes. Whisk the salt, pepper, and nutmeg into the bechamel sauce.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450º.
  3. Whisk the ricotta, spinach, 1 cup Parmesan, prosciutto, egg, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl to blend. Set aside.
  4. Butter a 9 x 13 baking dish. Pour the bechamel sauce over the bottom of the prepared dish. Spread about 3 tablespoons of ricotta mixture evenly over each noodle. Starting at 1 end, roll each noodle like a jelly roll. Lay the lasagna rolls seam side down over the bechamel sauce. Repeat with the remaining noodles and ricotta mixture. Spoon the marinara sauce over the lasagna rolls. Sprinkle the mozzarella plus a couple more tablespoons of Parmesan over the lasagna rolls.
  5. Cover tightly with foil and bake until heated through, about 20 minutes. Uncover and bake until the cheese on top becomes golden, about 15 minutes longer. Let stand before serving.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 470Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 104mgSodium: 1687mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 4gSugar: 8gProtein: 29g


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109 comments on “Lasagna Rolls”

  1. Oh I would love to win this ๐Ÿ™‚ Nice giveaway! Lasagna roll-ups look delicious! I am already a facebook follower! yea me!

  2. That lasagna looks fabulous and what great tutorials you have here! I would follow you anywhere on the net..wouldnt miss a minute…I believe I have you covered! Thanks for the opportunity of this great giveaway!

  3. How fun! I love lasagna, but I’ve never tried making lasagna rolls. The dish looks fantastic!

  4. What a great idea to roll them up. It has its own individual servings. I have to be sneaky and slip some veggies in and not let my daugher know. She doesnt have a sensative stomach just picky.

  5. Congrats on those awesome stats! What a fun idea to make roll shaped lasagna – it looks super yummy. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. i am a facebook fan!! these rolls look soooo good!!! (i don’t know if my comment is posting so i’m trying again)

    jpinnick86 (at) gmail (dot) com

  7. i follow your blog via google reader, does that count? lol

    jpinnick86 (at) gmail (dot) com

  8. Que bela ideia, esta lasanha ficou perfeita!! Adorei a receita!!

  9. This lasagna looks delicious, I would like to attempt one day. And congratulations on the milestones, well done. FYI I live outside US so in case does not know that and selects me anyway, I will gift the giveaway to you:)

  10. This meal is really great!! Lasagne is my favourite!! I loved the way tou made them.

  11. Lovely rolls Lizzy with the fillings. Congrats on hitting 500 followers and also the 1,000 fan on fb. Keep sharing more wonderful recipes and more fans and followers will come by, take care.

  12. Great giveaway. Love all your dishes. I’m a Google follower.

  13. I’m also a Facebook follower.

  14. Congrats on the milestones!
    Love the lasagna rolls! I have had this recipe bookmarked for a long time, now I must try it! Great photos as always.

  15. And you know I happily follow you on FB too!

  16. I love these lasagna rolls. Such a neat way to eat a very delicious dish!

  17. Lizzy-your lasagna rolls brings me back fond memories from the eighties and nineties. That’s the last time I made them, and they were mostly for my caterings. Love Giada’s version with the proscioutto! Great job you did with them. Yumm!!!

    Love your giveaway! The planks are really super nice, and the spice rubs, are so awesome, as well!

  18. Was thinking the Lasagna Rolls would be great for small households as you could freeze small or individual portions! Looks great! I am already a follower but would love the prize giveaway! oxox

  19. I love this lasagne! yummy! Finally no problem with cutting the portions! My hubby’s gonna love it! He would be more than happy too, if we got the giveaway prize!!! :)))

  20. Delicious lasagna rolls! It’s so funny but I just made these over the weekend!! They were so tasty, especially with the creamy ricotta.

    Thanks for hosting the giveaway! Congrats on reaching such a milestone. I’m already a follower!

  21. These look and sound Yummy!! I am a follower here and just added you to my Facebook ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. I’ve been staying away from the oven too but we love lasagna and now I want to make it! I love the proscuitto in this. Happy celebration!!!

  23. Liz, love your blog! You are such a good Mom, your lasagne looks like lots of love going into a great dish – Bet Katie loves it….

    Congrats on 500 followers and 1000 facebook fans! woohoo.


  24. This is a great way to prepare lasagna! The rolls are more compact making it easier to serve, rather than cutting into the noodles. Thanks for sharing.

  25. And then I saw her face, Now I’m a follower, Not a trace Of doubt in my mind, I’m in love, I’m a
    follower, I couldn’t leave her If I tried….I thought good food was nothing more than fairy tales. Isn’t this a song???? Or did I make it up? Hee hee….Ally’s Oma

  26. Congrats on the 1000! I’m a loyal Facebook fan. Love your recipes.

  27. I follow your blog by email subscription, does that count?

  28. I am as excited to try this Lasagna recipe as I am about the give away!

  29. The lasagna rolls look really tasty, I like the prosciutto here.

  30. Yum! I love lasagna rolls! I’m a follower ๐Ÿ™‚

  31. Wow! Congratulations Liz and thanks for all the great recipes and for a great blog!
    Cathy Brydges

  32. These lasagna rolls look great! I follow your RSS feed.

  33. I am also a fan on Facebook

  34. I have made those lasagna rolls before and they are so easy and tasty ๐Ÿ™‚ Definitely a crowd pleaser! I’m a follower already!

  35. Love your lasagna rolls I have to do soon, will, be a really success here Lizzy! gloria

  36. You have now put these lasagna rolls on my To-Make list! OMG decadent! I may have to add in a handful more of that prosciutto. :))

    I LOOOOOVE your blog…Congratulations!!!
    I’m a fan on Facebook!

  37. You have now put these lasagna rolls on my To-Make list! OMG decadent! I may have to add in more prosciutto! :))

    I Looooove your blog! Congratulations!!! I am a fan on Facebook!

  38. I follow you blog! And I love lasagne rolls! Yummy!

  39. I am a facebook fan too. Not sure why blogger wont let me post as me…

  40. “Like” you on Facebook,

  41. GFC follower of your blog

  42. Oh it looks so delicious ๐Ÿ™‚ I haven’t made Lasagna in a while now ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t wait to try this ๐Ÿ™‚

  43. I am a fan on Facebook! Great giveaway ๐Ÿ™‚


  44. Those look fantastic! I’m wondering now if you could make them into appetizers on skewers or something…Hmmm…

    *runs to kitchen to experiment*

    Congrats on your milestones!

  45. I was already a GFC follower!!

  46. and now I’m a fan of your facebook page!

  47. Hi Liz ๐Ÿ™‚ Not only am I a follower but we’ve had a wonderful week of Liz-food. Had the stir-fried asparagus Tues evening (YUMMMMM!!!) and your pot roast last night. Thank you SO much for the wonderful recipes. Hugs, Kate @ kateiscooking

  48. me again… Facebook friend too ๐Ÿ™‚ Hugs, Kate @ kateiscooking

  49. Congratulations on your milestones! Your blog is fantastic ๐Ÿ™‚ I made Giada’s lasagna rolls a while ago and absolutely loved them.

    I didn’t realize you had a facebook page, I’m a fan now!

  50. Wow, love that idea, my hubby is a big lasagna fan so this will be a must try for sure. ! Yours came out beautifully! You have been buzzed!

  51. I love lasagna rolls – they can be time consuming, but they are fun and tasty! What a great giveaway too! I like you on Facebook

  52. I thought I liked you forever ago on Google Friend Connect too – but apparently not. Now I do though!

  53. Love lasagna. I know my family and I would love this.

  54. Facebook fan and follower here tooo
    I mentioned abt the giveaway on my facebook fan page tooo

  55. You’re right – this is delicious, would put a smile on my family’s face and worth doping in a heat wave! Of course I follow you – I cook from you!

  56. Hey Liz….I remember you when and adore you, your recipes and your blog!!!! (((hugs)))

  57. These look delicious. I’ve tried a few of Giada deLaurentiis’s recipes in the past and had great results.

    P.S. I’m a google follower! Congrats on reaching 500 followers!

  58. You are so sweet Lizzie…I’m not surprised! This lasagna looks amazing, and I’m sure your daughter is not alone in adoring it. I only wish I could have had a bite. Congrats on your followers…we all love you!

  59. This sounds so wonderful, especially with the added prosciutto! I love cooking things for people that really makes them smile, this sounds lovely!

  60. Congratulations on your milestones! I’m heading to facebook to follow you now! The lasagna rolls are incredible looking! No wonder so many people follow you….YOU ROCK!

  61. Wow. Congrats on your new stats milestones, I have a long way to go for that!

    Great recipes, you can COOK!

  62. Pristine pictures! Looks gorgeous..
    Already a follower and a fan!

  63. I love these! They are so cute all rolled up and would be perfect for a dinner party! I am bookmarking this one! My kids would love them.

  64. looks yummy! i am a follower

  65. I follow via RSS feed.

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  67. Oh Lizzy, I love your presentation. I usually see lasagna rolls placed in the pan sideways which makes the edges overcook. I like your way so much better. Love that you were so happy to make these for your daughter who is so fond of them. It’s a joy to cook for our loved ones!!


  68. Looks fantastic, Lizzy! Wonderful idea and realization, thanks to the shared recipe!

  69. Don’t you just love Giada! Congratulations on your following! I just started FAcebook just a few days ago – just 10 .. no make that 11 fans right now. haha!

  70. Liz, I’m thrilled for your success. ๐Ÿ™‚

  71. Yep, I stalk/follow you on FB, too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  72. wow.. it looks great Liz ! love it

  73. What a great dish and giveaway!

  74. I enjoy your yummy blog and would enjoy winning your giveaway too!

  75. Lizzy,
    I am a follower on your blog, and you know that I made your yummy Mini White chocolate Cheesecakes! Congrats on all of your success!

  76. PS I’m also a FB follower!

  77. Congratulations!! I’m not surprised that you have so many followers! You have a fantastic blog.


  78. I am also a fan on Facebook!


  79. Congrats on your fans! I already follow you on twitter and facebook.

    I looooove these lasagna rolls and I am so jealous that you are making them because I wouldn’t have thought to in the summer – but wow do they look great.

  80. Looks so yummy! I’m trying this very soon, minus the prosciuto so I can eat it too. I follow (and LOVE) you blog

  81. I just happened across your blog for the first time, and as a fellow FFwD-er, Im happy to read through your blog, it’s pretty neat! I love to subscribe to others blogs, we all need some more exposure – especially since I am trying to get more people to check out the recipes on my blog! Good job! It’s a great accomplishment!

  82. I also chose to follow you on FB, and not due to the giveaway! *wink* completely….

  83. Lizzy, this is amazing!! I adore this recipe, making lasagna is so difficult, and trying to serve it is even more so. This is perfect! And I already follow you on facebook!

  84. I sure why your daughter adores this lasagna rolls – I love the look of this dish! It certainly gets attention and it’s a great twist to the traditional kind. I totally missed this giveaway post. I hope to win this!!! =)

  85. This recipe looks soooo delicious and your giveaway is amazing! ๐Ÿ™‚

  86. These look so good and I can see why you would want to make them even in a heat wave to see your daughter smile! It makes it all worthwhile! Congratulations on your Facebook achievement! I am sorry, but I am not on Facebook, but I would be a fan for sure if I was! Have a great weekend!

  87. delicious looking lasagna rolls looks wonderful
    already following you on google friends and fb
    lovely giveaway

  88. Love your version of Lasagna Rolls!
    Love the giveaway too!
    I’m a GFC follower!

  89. And I’m a Facebook fan too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  90. These lasagna rolls look awesome! I am definitely trying this out because I am always making lasagna!

  91. Love lasagna, it’s my fave. Did you save me some? Have fork, will travel!

  92. I am now following you via google connect (something frugal)

    something frugal at yahoo dot com

  93. I am your fan on Facebook as Lynda Clark

  94. I am following your blog publicly via GFC as lyndaclark81 and I am an email subscriber.

  95. I am a follower on Facebook.

  96. Rolling the noodles takes this dish from everyday fare to something company worthy. Love using both the marinara and bechamel sauces. Ina’s recipes are always good. Very nice post.

  97. Great giveaway, Lizzy! Count me in ๐Ÿ™‚

  98. Your recipes and photos always look so yummmy! I am a follower here ๐Ÿ™‚

  99. And on Facebook! Congrats on your milestones, Liz!

  100. this is my favorite way of making lasagna!! The individual rolls are the best!

    p.s. I follow you both on GFC and Facebook!

  101. I am a FB follower!!

  102. I like you on Facebook!

  103. I follow you on GFC! Congrats on the accomplishment!

  104. Aaahhhh, lasagna is pretty much okay to eat anytime of the year! I love love the cheesy goodness:-)I don’t think I have ever added nutmeg, that sounds really wonderful! I am a facebook fan:-)
    Hugs, Terra

  105. I am a blog follower!

  106. Oh hey, I came back to get a better look at this recipe for dinner tonight and I see that I nearly forgot to enter your giveaway. Silly me.


  107. Got ya covered, Patricia~

  108. I like you, follow you and all in between! this recipe looks great!

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