Chicken Lasagna Roll Recipe

Chicken Lasagna Rolls are a delicious twist on traditional lasagna. These individual rolls are filled with a creamy chicken mixture and topped with marinara sauce and cheese, making them perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion.

Ingredients

  • For the Filling:
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (divided)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Lasagna Rolls:
  • 12 lasagna noodles, cooked according to package instructions
  • 3 cups marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil or parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Preheat Oven:
    Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare the Filling:
    In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, half of the shredded mozzarella cheese, egg, chopped spinach, minced garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  3. Cook the Lasagna Noodles:
    Cook the lasagna noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and lay them flat on a clean surface to cool slightly.
  4. Assemble the Rolls:
    Spread about 1/3 cup of the chicken filling onto each lasagna noodle. Roll up the noodles tightly and place them seam side down in a baking dish.
  5. Add the Sauce and Cheese:
    Pour half of the marinara sauce into the bottom of the baking dish. Place the lasagna rolls on top of the sauce. Pour the remaining marinara sauce over the rolls. Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese on top.
  6. Bake:
    Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Garnish and Serve:
    Remove the baking dish from the oven and let the lasagna rolls cool for a few minutes. Garnish with chopped fresh basil or parsley before serving.

Enjoy your delicious Chicken Lasagna Rolls!

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