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Spicy Lasagna Rollers


Spicy Lasagna Rollers

Spicy Lasagna Rollers

Yield

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

1-1/2 pounds Italian sausage, casings removed
1 jar (28 ounces) spaghetti sauce, divided
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1/2 cup chopped roasted red pepper
3/4 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 container (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend, divided
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
1 egg, lightly beaten
12 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 13X9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Cook sausage in large skillet over medium heat until browned, stirring to break up meat; drain. Stir in 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce, roasted red pepper, Italian seasoning and pepper flakes.
  3. Combine ricotta, spinach, 1-1/2 cups Italian cheese blend , 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese and egg in medium bowl. Spread 1/4 cup ricotta mixture over each noodle. Top with 1/3 cup sausage mixture. Tightly roll up each noodle from short end, jelly-roll style. Place rolls, seam sides down, in prepared pan. Pour remaining spaghetti sauce over rolls. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Italian cheese blend and 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese. Cover pan with foil.
  4. Bake 30 minutes. Carefully remove foil; bake 15 minutes or until sauce is bubbly.

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