Sausage and Zucchini Lasagna Roll-ups
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The flavors in these roll-ups are fantastic. If you don't want to roll them up you can always use this filling to make a traditional style lasagna.
Recipe type: Lasagna
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 12
  • 12 lasagna noodles, cooked to al-dente according to package directions
  • 1 lb Italian Sausage links, remove casings
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 cups zucchini, cut into ½ inch chunks or slices
  • 1 16 ounce container of Ricotta Cheese
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, optional
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 3-4 cups of your favorite spaghetti sauce
  • 2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • Parsley for garnish, optional
  1. In a large frying pan, cook sausage, onion and garlic until sausage is mostly cooked, add zucchini and continue cooking on medium heat until zucchini is cooked and tender.
  2. Add Ricotta cheese, Parmesan if you choose to use it, sugar, salt and pepper.
  3. Stir until well combined.
  4. Place 1 cup of spaghetti sauce in the bottom of a 9x13 pan
  5. spread 1/12 of the filling on a lasagna noodle (I do this on a cutting board..see picture) and roll up the noodle and place it on the sauce in the 9x13 pan. Repeat with remaining 11 lasagna noodles.
  6. When all 12 noodles are in the pan cover with remaining spaghetti sauce, cover with foil and put in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove foil and sprinkle the roll-ups with mozzarella cheese and return to oven for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted
  8. Sprinkle with parsley for garnish if desired.
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at