Butternut squash lasagna roll ups with chicken and spinach

These butternut squash lasagna roll ups are stuffed with chicken and spinach and covered in a creamy, cheesy butternut sauce.

There are some days you want a quick dinner. Then, there are some days where spending a couple hours in the kitchen, chopping, processing, sauteing and baking sounds like the perfect thing. I find that as the weather gets cooler with breeze blowing in through the kitchen window as I stand in my little nook between my sink and stove, I crave those longer kitchen days a little more often.

These butternut squash lasagna roll ups are just the thing for those kind of days.

Butternut squash lasagna roll ups with chicken and spinach

I’ll be honest, I didn’t really know where this recipe was taking me when I set out in the beginning. I had a butternut squash sitting on my counter for a couple of weeks, my first “fall” squash purchase when I got home from Europe. I had half a box of lasagna noodles I wanted to use up and leftover rotisserie chicken.

About 30 minutes later, I found myself knee deep in the middle of this.

Whole wheat butternut squash lasagna roll ups

As far as “winging” it goes, this has to be one of the better results. The butternut squash plays two roles; a creamy filling with the chicken and spinach and a thinner, cheesy sauce on top of the whole wheat noodles.

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