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Veggie Lasagna Roll-up serving on a grey plate.Hey Recipe Critic readers! It’s Chelsea back again from Chelsea’s Messy Apron to bring you a meal to balance out that salted caramel sauce I just shared a few days ago 🙂

And this is just the meal to do that! It is super packed with healthy ingredients such as kale, veggies, and a vegetable marinara sauce. It’s a vegetarian meal, but trust me, you won’t miss the meat. With all the delicious vegetables and sauce PLUS the ricotta cheese, this is a meal to get your family on-board with meatless Mondays! The prep is quite simple and they can be ready in about 45 minutes (including the cooking time).

If you aren’t completely sold on kale, spinach is a great substitute. Enjoy 🙂

Kale being chopped on a wooden cutting board.

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Easy Vegetable and Kale Lasagna Roll-ups

By: Chelsea Lords
It is super packed with healthy ingredients such as kale, veggies, and a vegetable marinara sauce. It’s a vegetarian meal, but trust me, you won’t miss the meat.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings



  • Boil the lasagna noodles according to the package directions to al dente. Remove from the heat, drain, and lay out to dry in a straight shape.
  • While the noodles boil, dice the sweet peppers, the onion, mince garlic, and chop the kale.
  • Into a large saucepan over medium heat, pour the olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add the garlic and then the chopped sweet peppers and onion. Sauté until tender, and then add in the kale for about 1 minute.
  • Stir in 1 cup of the chunky marinara sauce, and remove from heat.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, egg and 1 cup of mozzarella cheese.
  • Spread the ricotta mixture evenly among the lasagna noodles. Place the cooked vegetable mixture over evenly.
  • Roll up the lasagna noodles.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a 9 x 13-inch casserole dish, spread 1 cup of marinara sauce. Place the lasagna roll-ups on top.
  • Pour the remaining marinara sauce over the roll-ups, and then cover with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.
  • Cover the pan with foil, and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove the foil, and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Remove the roll-ups from the oven, top with parsley if desired, and serve immediately.


Calories: 596kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 31gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 1120mgPotassium: 834mgFiber: 4gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 3568IUVitamin C: 91mgCalcium: 520mgIron: 3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian American
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About Chelsea Lords

Chelsea is the blogger behind Chelsea's Messy Apron. She is always experimenting in the kitchen and making new things to eat. "Or I am in the kitchen eating. Both are good." She tries to eat a balanced diet of healthful foods, but she loves desserts. You will find most of her recipes are healthy and easy, but still taste great! She has found that eating is all about balance and she hopes that that is the case on her site!

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  1. Hello! This is about my 10th or so time making your recipes. I just had to comment and say. You go girl! Lol! Love your style, quickness, simplicity and the joy you have in cooking. My family has LOVED every recipe.
    Thank You.