Saturday, March 30, 2013

Lasagna Roll ups and Turkey Meatballs

I used whole wheat lasagna for this, but you can also use regular lasagna.
  • your favorite pasta sauce
  • 1 box of lasagna noodles
  • 4 cups ricotta cheese
  • 2 tbsp grated pecorino cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 lg eggs
  • 5 sprigs thyme leaves, chopped
  1. Cook the lasagna noodles to al dente
  2. Fill a bowl with cold ice water, remove pasta from water and put in ice water.
  3. Mix ricotta, pecorino, parmesan,eggs,  1 1/2 cups mozzarella and thyme
  4. Drain the pasta and towel dry off
  5. Coat the bottom of baking dish with sauce
  6. Spread 3 tbsp of cheese mixture on each noodle, spread out cheese on noodle and roll up, place in baking dish.
  7. Place cooked turkey meatballs in same baking dish, cover with sauce and rest of the mozzarella
  8. Bake at 350 till cheese is completely melted (about 30 minutes)

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