Recipe: Pizza Lasagna Rolls

The kids will love these fun, pizza-style lasagna rolls! They'll be so intrigued by the lasagna roll that they won't even stop to search for the veggies inside. You'll feel good knowing it has 20 grams of protein and only 346 calories. For more fun and skinny pizza recipes, check out our Supreme Pizza Pasta Casserole and Skinny Supreme Pizza Soup recipes.

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Recipe: Pizza Lasagna Rolls

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 30-35 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: 2 lasagna rolls

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups light pasta sauce
  • 12 whole wheat lasagna noodles, dry
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 (8-ounce) container baby bella mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ¾ cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 48 turkey pepperonis
  • ½ cup reduced-fat mozzarella shredded cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and pour ½ cup of the pasta sauce at the bottom, making a thin layer so the lasagna does not stick to the bottom, then set aside.

  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the lasagna noodles for 6-8 minutes, or until they are bendable. Do this in two batches as to not crowd the pot.

  3. Set the cooked noodles aside on a baking sheet or large cutting board.

  4. While the noodles are cooking, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil, bell pepper, onion, mushrooms, garlic powder, oregano, basil, black pepper, and red pepper flakes and cook until the vegetables are soft, about 8-10 minutes.

  5. Being careful not to break the noodles, spread 1 tablespoon of ricotta cheese on each noodle. Evenly spread the vegetable mixture onto each noodle (about 1½ to 2 tablespoons each). Next, place 3 pepperonis on top of the vegetable mixture.

  6. Gently roll each noodle up and place them seam-side down in the prepared baking dish.

  7. Pour the remaining 1 cup of sauce over all of the lasagna rolls and evenly cover with the mozzarella cheese. Place 1 pepperoni on top of each roll.

  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition Information
Per Serving: (2 lasagna rolls)
Calories: 346
Calories from fat: 83
Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 4g
Cholesterol: 26mg
Sodium: 594mg
Carbohydrates: 50g
Fiber: 8g
Sugar: 10g
Protein: 20g
WWP+: 9
SmartPoints: 10

The nutrition content of recipes on Popculture.com have been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.