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Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups with Beef & Ricotta

Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups with Beef & Ricotta

These Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups are a great low-carb dinner option, packed with flavorful beef and ricotta cheese. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 1 large zucchinis sliced lengthwise
  • ½ pound of ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped onions
  • 1 cup of ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Parsley to garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup of spaghetti sauce


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Add zucchini to a sheet pan and bake for 5-10 minutes, remove and gently remove excess water with a paper towel. (Once zucchini has slightly cooled.)
  • Put zucchini in a plate to the side.
  • Over medium high heat, add ground beef, onions, salt, pepper, and 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning.
  • Brown ground beef, while stirring occasionally for 4-6 minutes. Drain excess grease. Set ground beef mixture aside.
  • In a bowl, add in ricotta cheese, egg, ½ cup of cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  • Gently fold all ingredients together.
  • Add ¾ cup of sauce to the bottom of a baking pan.
  • Line zucchini slices, add one tablespoon of ricotta cheese mixture and spread it evenly over zucchini.
  • Top with a tablespoon of meat mixture.
  • Gently roll zucchini.
  • Place zucchini, seam side down onto the pan.
  • Repeat with remaining zucchini.
  • Cover zucchini rolls with cheese and sauce.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until cheese is melted and slightly golden colored.
  • Serve & enjoy!