Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups with Beef & Ricotta

Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups

Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups with Beef & Ricotta

These Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups are a great low-carb dinner option, packed with flavorful beef and ricotta cheese.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 large zucchini sliced lengthwise
½ pound of ground beef
2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning
2 tablespoons of chopped onions
1 cup of ricotta cheese
1 egg
1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
Parsley to garnish
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup of spaghetti sauce

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Add zucchini to a sheet pan and bake for 5-10 minutes, remove and gently remove excess water with a paper towel. (Once zucchini has slightly cooled.)

Put zucchini on a plate to the side.

Over medium-high heat, add ground beef, onions, salt, pepper, and 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning.

Brown ground beef while stirring occasionally for 4-6 minutes. Drain excess grease. Set ground beef mixture aside.

In a bowl, add in ricotta cheese, egg, ½ cup of cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.

Gently fold all ingredients together.

Add ¾ cup of sauce to the bottom of a baking pan.

Line zucchini slices, add one tablespoon of ricotta cheese mixture, and spread it evenly over zucchini.

Top with a tablespoon of meat mixture.

Gently roll zucchini.

Place zucchini, seam side down onto the pan.

Repeat with remaining zucchini.

Cover zucchini rolls with cheese and sauce.

Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until cheese is melted and slightly golden colored.

Serve & enjoy!

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