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Great Groceries: Caprese Roll Ups

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Caprese Roll Ups

8 lasagna noodles, uncooked

3/4 cup ricotta cheese

1 egg

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

freshly ground black pepper

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

3 to 4 medium Roma tomatoes, sliced about 1/6-inch thick

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, plus more for garnish

1 to 2 cups marinara sauce

Preheat oven to 350º.

Cook pasta according to directions listed on package to al dente. Drain pasta and align noodles in a single layer on a large sheet of parchment or wax paper.

In a large bowl, mix together ricotta cheese and egg white until well blended. Stir in Parmesan cheese, 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, garlic powder and black pepper.

Place 1/4 cup of the cheese mixture over each lasagna noodle and spread into an even layer. Top with 4 tomato slices over cheese mixture then sprinkle fresh basil over top. Roll lasagna noodles to opposite end. Spread about 1/4 cup pasta sauce in the bottom of an 7 x 11-inch baking dish. Align lasagna roll ups, seam side down in dish. Pour remaining sauce on top as needed. Sprinkle top with remaining cheese and bake for 30 minutes. Garnish with additional fresh basil.

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