Spinach Pesto Mozzarella Roll-Ups

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This is by far the easiest and most delicious meal you can whip up for your entire family, whether it’s for a satisfying lunch or a hearty dinner. It showcases my homemade spinach pesto, a flavor-packed sauce that not only adds a burst of amazing taste but also allows you to sneak in extra veggies for a nutritious boost! Trust me, your taste buds and your family will thank you.

Ingredients You Need

  1. Crescent rolls- can find these at any grocery store
  2. Mozzarella cheese
  3. Spinach- love making spinach pesto vs basil pesto
  4. Parmesan
  5. Lemon juice
  6. Olive oil
  7. Minced garlic

Step-by-Step Instructions

Creating these delightful pesto mozzarella roll-ups for kids is easier than you think! Let’s dive into the process so you can get started.

For the full recipe with precise measurements and step-by-step instructions, scroll down to the bottom of the post. Get ready to impress your little ones with these irresistible, healthy treats!

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. (besides the crescent roll and mozzarella cheese)
  2. Lay out the crescent roll triangles and spread pesto.
  3. Add mozzarella to each triangle.
  4. Roll up each one.
  5. Place on a baking sheet and bake until lightly browned.


After cooling completely, you can store pesto roll-ups in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for 3 days. You can freeze in a zip lock bag for up to two months.

The spinach pesto can last in the fridge for 5 days in the fridge and up to 6 months in the freezer.

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Spinach Pesto Mozzarella Roll-Ups

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


  • 1 can crescent rolls
  • Mozzarella cheese

Spinach Pesto

  • 3 cups spinach
  • 1/2 cup parmesan
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • To make the spinach pesto, combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. (besides the crescent roll and mozzarella cheese)
  • Lay out each crescent roll triangle, spread pesto and mozzarella on each, and roll it up.
  • Lay out on a baking sheet, and cook for 9-10 minutes.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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