What’s our favorite part about cooking? Well, when we develop a recipe, we want you to have the creative freedom to make it your own. If there’s too much butter or oil for your taste, why not substitute with applesauce? If a recipe calls for diced jalapeños and you don’t like it spicy, simply cross ’em off the list! Our recipes are just a starting point, and they don’t have to be literally interpreted.
We just love hearing your tweaks and spins on all of our recipes on MrFood.com! What a great source of recipe variations. Do you ever check the comments yourself? We love to hear when someone’s added a new ingredient for a different spin, or discovered a “lighter” version of a familiar favorite.
Take Lasagna Rollups, for example. In case you want to lighten it up, we offer tips on how you can do that using reduced-fat substitutions. But we also noticed that many of our readers have their own spins on this recipe, too!
From pinklady627 comes a light and fast variation you can make and store for months: “I make my own manicotti crepes. 2 cups flour. 1 cup water, 1 cup milk, dash of nutmeg. Mix all together. Heat up skillet and pour batter in & cook till batter is not wet. Do not brown. Flip over to cook top briefly. Cool and stack. Crepes can be frozen too. Wrap in wax paper, place in plastic bag. Will keep about 2 months. Very easy. Very delicious & light to digest.”
User nancywny1 says, “This is a GREAT recipe for lasagna! It’s easy to make, and even easier to serve! Also great reheated if you don’t finish it the first time. I did add a dash of garlic pepper to the cheese, and next time I will add some meat to the sauce, but those are just personal preferences.”
simpsonm1979 has a great way you can serve them here, “These are great, I put one or two rolls in individual serving terra cotta (depending on who’s eating). They bake a little quicker since they are in smaller containers, and make a nice personalized touch to dinner. Just wonderful!”
It doesn’t stop there! Check out the rest of the comments on this recipe and see what everyone had to say.
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