Lasagna is a pretty classic comfort food, but not one that I would normally make for a weeknight dinner. With just the two of us eating, an entire pan of lasagna is enough food to eat for a week so unless we're expecting company, lasagna is a rare treat. If you are like me, lasagna roll-ups are the solution. You can make as many servings as you need and you can do it in less time.
The process starts out the same, boil the noodles, brown the meat and make a sauce. Make a ricotta mixture and then you just roll it up. Depending on how many you are making you can bake them in a loaf pan, an 8x8 pan or whatever you need. To assemble, you just drain the noodles, spread a little of the ricotta mixture on top, add meat sauce and roll them up. Top with a little more sauce, some mozzarella cheese and bake. Voila - lasagna the easy way.
In a small bowl, lightly beat egg. Add ricotta, Parmesan and remaining basil and oregano and stir together. Spray pan lightly with cooking spray. Add enough sauce to lightly cover the bottom of the pan. To assemble, on a drained noodle, add a spoonful of ricotta mixture. Top with a spoonful of meat sauce and roll up. Place seam side down in pan. Continue until you've used all the noodles. Top each with a little more meat sauce and sprinkle with mozzarella and remaining crushed red pepper flakes. Bake approximately 20 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.