Crumbled tofu replaces the ricotta in our Italian-style vegetarian meal.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, October/November 2005

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain, rinse, return to the pot and cover with cold water until ready to use.

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  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 20 seconds. Add tofu and spinach and cook, stirring often, until the spinach wilts and the mixture is heated through, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; stir in Parmesan, olives, crushed red pepper, salt and 2/3 cup marinara sauce.

  • Wipe out the pan and spread 1 cup of the remaining marinara sauce in the bottom. To make lasagna rolls, place a noodle on a work surface and spread 1/4 cup of the tofu filling along it. Roll up and place the roll, seam-side down, in the pan. Repeat with the remaining noodles and filling. (The tofu rolls will be tightly packed in the pan.) Spoon the remaining marinara sauce over the rolls.

  • Place the pan over high heat, cover and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium; let simmer for 3 minutes. Sprinkle the rolls with mozzarella and cook, covered, until the cheese is melted and the rolls are heated through, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve hot.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Freeze the cooked rolls and sauce for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

338 calories; protein 18.8g 38% DV; carbohydrates 45g 15% DV; dietary fiber 5.7g 23% DV; sugars 6.4g; fat 11.1g 17% DV; saturated fat 3.3g 16% DV; cholesterol 10.8mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 1540.1IU 31% DV; vitamin c 6.3mg 11% DV; folate 37.6mcg 9% DV; calcium 349mg 35% DV; iron 4.4mg 24% DV; magnesium 80.7mg 29% DV; potassium 232.5mg 7% DV; sodium 444.2mg 18% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 20% DV.

Reviews (15)

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15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
THis is a favorite at our house. You have no idea you're eating tofu. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
It was delicious! Instead of 6 servings I did 3. I also couldn't find the marinara sauce so I used Primavera. I had to add a little bit more sauce over and under the lasagna rolls so it wouldn't burn in the pan. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
These were great. While I was making them I did not think they would have much flavor -- I was proved wrong. The olives were great as it helped in giving it a tangy taste. I would definitely do it again. Would make a great lunch meal at work. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/20/2013
Great recipe... but hard to roll for arthritic hands so... I just made it the usual lasagna pan way... so good and to this day my family doesn't know they have had tofu about 20 times already;) Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Awesome! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
I substituted pesto sauce for the marinera sauce and didn't do olives. The first two rolls were not pretty but the rest turned out well. My husband who is kinda leery about this whole tofu thing completely loved them and took them to work and made everyone try them. Now I have to make a batch for the office. My only complaint is how many dishes/utensils are needed the prep makes a big mess but it is worth the clean up. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/05/2017
This was a delicious recipe and easy to digest. Great favor and I will be making it again. 2 thumb's up: ) Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
Delicious These were soooo good and easy to make. I used half of the red pepper that the recipe called for because I thought it would be too spicy for the kids. Came out great. My husband didn't even know it was tofu on the inside which was a plus. These are easy to make and taste wonderful. For the sauce I used Ragu traditional and it complimented the flavors well. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
02/20/2012
tasty moist soft enjoyable. My daughter didn't even notice that anything was different. This is a good way to expand our food with being turned off. This will be added to our meal often. Pros: easy to cook. Cons: na Read More