Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups

Prep Time20 mins

Cook Time30 mins

Total Time50 mins


  • ▢2 to 3 firm zucchini, sliced lengthwise, 1/4-inch thick (you will need 12 slices)
  • ▢1 bag (10 ounces) baby spinach
  • ▢1 1/2 cups fat free ricotta cheese
  • ▢1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • ▢1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ▢2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ▢1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ▢salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • ▢2 cups tomato sauce/marinara sauce
  • ▢3/4 cup shredded Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
  • ▢2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil


    • Preheat oven to 350F.
    • Spread 1/2 cup marinara sauce on the bottom of a 9 x 9-inch baking dish. Set aside.
    • Slice the zucchini, lay them flat on a baking sheet or any other flat surface, sprinkle with salt, and set aside for 15 minutes.
    • Spray a skillet with cooking spray and set over medium heat.
    • Add spinach to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes, or until wilted.
    • Remove spinach from skillet and let cool for a couple minutes.
    • In a medium bowl, combine prepared baby spinach, ricotta, Parmesan, egg, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper; mix until thoroughly combined.
    • Lay out the slices of zucchini on a cutting board (or any other working surface), wipe them down, and place a spoonful of the ricotta mixture on top of each zucchini slice.
    • Roll up and transfer to the prepared baking dish, seam-side down.
    • Repeat with remaining zucchini and ricotta mixture.
    • Spoon marinara on top of the zucchini, and sprinkle all over with mozzarella cheese.
    • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until bubbly and the zucchini is tender.
    • Garnish with basil ribbons.
    • Serve


      • To remove excess water, please salt the zucchini slices for about 15 minutes before adding in the filling.
      • If your zucchini rolls are unrolling, secure the ends with toothpicks.



      Serving: 3 Roll Ups | Calories: 259 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Protein: 23 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 80 mg | Sodium: 998 mg | Potassium: 1105 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 10 g | Vitamin A: 7640 IU | Vitamin C: 46 mg | Calcium: 562 mg | Iron: 4 mg | Net Carbs: 16 g

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