Three Cheese Tuna Chunks Lasagna Roll-ups with Pesto
Lasagna Roll with Pesto Recipe

Three Cheese Tuna Chunks Lasagna Roll-ups with Pesto

December 23, 2022


  • 6 sheets of Dona Elena Al Dente Lasagna
  • 1/3 cup Dona Elena Pure Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp. chopped white onions
  • 1 tbsp. chopped garlic
  • 2 tsps. Italian herbs seasoning
  • 6 pcs Dona Elena Flat Fillet Anchovies, chopped
  • 3 cups Dona Elena Diced Tomatoes, crushed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cans Dona Elena 100% Tna Chunks in Sunflower Oil 185g, drained
  • 1 cup cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (1⁄2 cup for cheese mixture & 1⁄2 cup for toppings)
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese (1⁄2 cup for cheese mixture & 1⁄2 cup for toppings)
  • 1 medium sized egg
  • 3 tbsp. chopped flat parsley
  • 6 tbsp. Dona Elena Classic Green Pesto


  1. Boil water in a big pot and add salt.
  2. Once the water is in a rolling boil add the lasagna sheets and cook based on package instructions.
  3. While cooking the lasagna, sauté the onions, garlic, and the anchovies.
  4. Add the diced tomatoes (crushed) and Italian herbs seasoning.
  5. Drain the tuna chunks and add to the tomato sauce mixture.
  6. Mix it gently and simmer for a few minutes then turn off the heat.
  7. When the lasagna is cooked or al dente, drain the hot water and fill the pot with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  8. Strain the lasagna sheets and line it up on a tray.
  9. In a mixing bowl mix cream cheese, 1⁄2 cup mozzarella, 1⁄2 cup grated parmesan, parsley, and egg. Mix until combined well.
  10. Spread the 3 cheese mixture and the tuna tomato sauce in the lasagna sheets evenly and roll it up.
  11. In a baking pan drizzle pure olive oil & spread the tuna tomato sauce on the bottom.
  12. Transfer all the lasagna roll ups in the baking pan.
  13. Put more tuna tomato sauce on top and add green pesto on top of each lasagna roll up.
  14. Top the lasagna roll-up with the remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
  15. Cover the baking pan with foil and bake the lasagna in a preheated oven at 200 C for around 30 mins.
  16. Uncover the lasagna and bake again for 10 mins. if you want to have a cheese crust.