Lasagne rolls with chorizo and cottage cheese
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Serves: 8
 
Lasagne rolls filled with chorizo and cottage cheese baked in a herby tomato sauce
Ingredients
  • 10ml olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1x 800g tin of tomatoes
  • 180ml tomato paste
  • 30ml fresh basil leaves
  • 15 ml fresh thyme leaves
  • 15ml fresh oreganum leaves
  • 5ml chilli flakes
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 500g chorizo, chopped
  • 250g creamed cottage cheese
  • 200g lasagne
  • 500ml grated mozzarella
Instructions
  1. Heat the olive oil and sauté the garlic.
  2. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, thyme, oreganum and chilli flakes. Season with salt and pepper and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Pre-heat the oven to 180⁰C.
  4. Fry the chorizo until browned. Remove from heat and mix the cottage cheese with the chorizo.
  5. Bring water to the boil in a pasta pot and cook the lasagne sheets for 3 minutes. (cook 2 to 3 sheets at a time.)
  6. Remove from the water and cut each lasagne sheet in halve.
  7. Place some chorizo mixture in the middle of the lasagne sheet and roll up. Place the rolls tightly together in an oven dish.
  8. Pour the tomato sauce over and top with the grated mozzarella.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes. Rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Recipe by Pink Polka Dot Food at http://www.pinkpolkadotfood.com/lasagne-rolls-chorizo-cottage-cheese/