Bolognese Rotolo

If you’re looking for a new way to try lasagne, then why not try our Syn Free, Low Point and Low Calorie Bolognese Rotolo?

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This Bolognese Rotolo is packed with flavour and kind of like a beefed up (all the puns…) Cannelloni. It’s not exactly a traditional Rotolo, but it is a great substitute if you’re following Slimming World, Weight Watchers or Calorie Counting!

If you’re a bolognese lover, then why not try our Syn Free Spaghetti Bolognese recipe?

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This Bolognese Rotolo recipe would be perfectly accompanied by our Syn Free Cheesy Garlic Bread!

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What do I need to make this Bolognese Rotolo?

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This Bolognese Rotolo is a doddle to make, and is a really impressive dinner!

You’ll need an ovenproof dish to bake this Bolognese Rotolo in. You can get one on Amazon!

You can use your ovenproof dish to make our Lasagne recipe!

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You could also make this Bolognese Rotolo in individual oven proof dishes if you wanted to!

You’ll also need a decent frying pan – it’s definitely worth buying a good one, as it will last you so much longer and save you money in the long run!  

How many Calories are in this Bolognese Rotolo recipe?

There are less than 600 calories in this Bolognese Rotolo recipe which makes it a reasonably low calorie dinner – especially when it is as filling and delicious as this is!

You could serve it with some salad for a light accompaniment!

How many Syns are in this Bolognese Rotolo?

This Bolognese Rotolo is Syn Free as long as you use one of your Healthy Extra A allowances.

Best of all, you can serve it with loads of different Speed Foods!  

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How Weight Watchers friendly is this Bolognese Rotolo?

Pasta dishes can be pretty high in points on the Weight Watchers plan. This Bolognese Rotolo is just 8 Points per portion, which really isn’t too bad at all!

It would work really well with some steamed veg, so why not try something new with it?

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Can I freeze this Bolognese Rotolo?

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This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
– Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough
– Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
– Defrost thoroughly before reheating.

Make sure it’s piping hot before serving!

How do I make this Bolognese Rotolo?

Step 1

Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Spray with Low Calorie Cooking Spray and cook the mince, stirring, for 4-5 minutes or until browned. Add celery, carrot, courgette, onion, tomato puree and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until vegetables soften slightly

Step 2

Next add the chopped tomatoes ,1/2 tin of water, stock cubes, and Italian herbs. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes- the sauce should thicken. Cool. Preheat oven to 180°C

Step 3

Meanwhile prepare your lasagne sheets. If they’re dry you need to cook them for a couple of minutes until they are flexible but not cooked through, and then cool them down. If you’ve got fresh or have made your own – continue.

Step 4

Cut the sheets in half length ways. Spread the halved lasagne sheets with the mince mixture – you want a fairly decent coating, but not too much that you can’t roll them up! Starting from 1 short side, roll up to form a log

Step 5

Place some of the mince mixture in the bottom of an oven proof dish – a couple of cm’s deep. Place the rolled up sheets end up in the dish. Repeat with the remaining lasagne sheets until they’re all in there

Step 6

Pour the rest of the mince mixture over the Rotolo. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 35-40 minutes until the pasta is cooked. Enjoy!

Like this Bolognese Rotolo? Why not try some more of our pasta recipes?

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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Spray with Low Calorie Cooking Spray and cook the mince, stirring, for 4-5 minutes or until browned. Add celery, carrot, courgette, onion, tomato puree and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until vegetables soften slightly
  2. Next add the chopped tomatoes ,1/2 tin of water, stock cubes, and Italian herbs. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes- the sauce should thicken. Cool. Preheat oven to 180°C
  3. Meanwhile prepare your lasagne sheets. If they're dry you need to cook them for a couple of minutes until they are flexible but not cooked through, and then cool them down. If you've got fresh or have made your own - continue.
  4. Cut the sheets in half length ways. Spread the halved lasagne sheets with the mince mixture - you want a fairly decent coating, but not too much that you can't roll them up! Starting from 1 short side, roll up to form a log
  5. Place some of the mince mixture in the bottom of an oven proof dish - a couple of cm's deep. Place the rolled up sheets end up in the dish. Repeat with the remaining lasagne sheets until they're all in there
  6. Pour the rest of the mince mixture over the Rotolo. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 35-40 minutes until the pasta is cooked. Enjoy!

If you make this recipe, snap a pic and hashtag it #pinchofnom — We love to see your creations on InstagramFacebook, & Twitter!

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This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
- Defrost thoroughly before reheating (you can use the defrost setting on your microwave.)
- Make sure it is piping hot all the way through before serving.

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