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Pesto Zucchini Lasagna Rolls

These low carb zucchini lasagna rolls are stuffed with cheese, slathered in pesto, and smothered in mozzarella. All the great flavours of summer in one healthy side dish. Recipe from All Day I Dream About Food
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dinners + Mains, Side Dishes
Cuisine American, Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 6
Calories 255 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 medium zucchini about 8 to 10 inches long
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil or olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 oz spinach chopped
  • 1 cup ricotta full-fat
  • 1/2 cup parmesan grated
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1 cup mozzarella grated

Instructions
 

  • Preheat grill or a grill pan to medium.
  • Trim ends of zucchini and slice lengthwise into 1/4 inch thick slices. You should get about 16 long slices of zucchini.
  • Set zucchini on grill and grill until tender and much of the moisture has been removed, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Remove from grill and set aside on layers of paper towel.
  • Preheat oven to 350F and lightly grease a 9x12 inch glass or ceramic baking dish.
  • Add oil to a large skillet set over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add chopped spinach and cook until wilted but still bright green.
  • In a large bowl, combine ricotta, Parmesan, egg, salt, and pepper. Add spinach mixture and stir until well combined.
  • Take a zucchini slice and spread a heaping tablespoon of the ricotta filling over 1/2 of it. Roll up tightly and place into the prepared baking dish. Repeat with remaining zucchini and filling.
  • Spread pesto over zucchini rolls. Sprinkle with mozzarella and bake 30 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbling.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Pesto Zucchini Lasagna Rolls
Amount per Serving
Calories
255
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
19
g
29
%
Saturated Fat
 
9
g
56
%
Cholesterol
 
73
mg
24
%
Sodium
 
707
mg
31
%
Potassium
 
438
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
15
g
30
%
Vitamin A
 
2595
IU
52
%
Vitamin C
 
23
mg
28
%
Calcium
 
335
mg
34
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains, Italian, Mediterranean
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