Ricotta & rocket pasta pockets

Ricotta & rocket pasta pockets

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(13 ratings)

Ready in 30 minutes

Easy

Serves 4
An impressive veggie supper that's a little lighter than some pasta bakes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal440
  • fat17g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs57g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre4g
  • protein19g
  • salt3.5g
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Ingredients

  • 250g pack fresh lasagne sheets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 250g tub ricotta
    Ricotta

    Ricotta

    ree-cot-a

    Ricotta is an Italian cheese made from whey and traditionally a by-product of…

  • 50g bag rocket
    Rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • 2 x 350g jars Loyd Grossman tomato and chargrilled vegetable sauce
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 50g mature vegetarian cheddar, grated
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

Method

  1. Put the lasagne sheets in a large bowl and pour over boiling water to cover. Leave to soak for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to fan 180C/conventional 200C/gas 6 and lightly oil a shallow baking tray.

  2. Drain the lasagne sheets in a colander. Take one sheet and put a large spoonful of ricotta in the centre. Scatter over a few rocket leaves, season well, then fold the sheet in half. Press the edges together to form a pocket. Continue to fill all the pasta sheets, then lay them on the baking tray so they overlap slightly.

  3. Tip the sauce over the pasta pockets, spreading to make sure they are completely covered. Sprinkle over the cheese and bake for 10-12 minutes until hot and bubbly. Serve with a crisp green salad.

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thecakelady
29th Jan, 2008
5.05
Really easy, very quick and utterly delicious. For two of us I used six sheets of lasagne (12 in a pack) a tub (250g) of ricotta, half a bag of rocket and a jar of tomato and chilli pasta sauce with grated cheese on top and served it with a green salad and cold chicken. Its like a lasagne crossed with cannelloni but in a fraction of the time and just as yummy!

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