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Spinach & Goat cheese roll-ups with creamy butternut squash

Think the sweetness of caramelized onions, a kick with goat cheese paired with the creaminess of the butternut squash. Flavour explosions! So tasty! This is the recipe that you need on your meatless Monday.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Bistro, Mediterranean
Keyword: butternut squash, caramelized onions, goat cheese, pasta, spinach
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 244kcal



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 onions Caramelized
  • 2 cups fresh spinach packed and washed
  • 100 g goat cheese

Creamy butternut squash sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups butternut squash in cubes
  • 3 gloves garlic minced
  • 1.5 cup vegetable broth
  • 0.5 cup heavy cream
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese grated



  • Caramelized onions: Heat the olive oil in a pan, put the sliced onions and let it cook slowly about 45 minutes until golden. Keep it on low heat. 
  • Add the spinach and cook for 3-4 minutes.  Then add the goat cheese. Stir until melted. Set aside.

Creamy butternut squash sauce

  • In a hot pan, pour a tablespoon of olive oil, sauté the garlic and add the butternut squash and then the broth. 
  • Cook for 30 minutes or until soft. Add the heavy cream.
  • With a hand mixer, purée the butternut squash. Add salt to taste. Set aside. 


  • Cook lasagna strips according to the instructions on the box. Al dente would be the best. 


  • Preheat the oven at 350C.
  • In an oven dish, spread a thick layer of the creamy butternut sauce.
  • Spread the spinach, onion, goat cheese filling onto the pasta strips and roll it. Repeat until done.
  • Place the rolls on the butternut squash sauce.
  • Add more butternut squash sauce on top.
  • Spread the cheese on top.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes. Enjoy!




Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 376mg | Potassium: 466mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 11512IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 1mg