Cannelloni Recipe

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  1. For the Filling:.
  2. Heat oil in a medium saucepan, add the onion and crushed garlic, cook until tender.
  3. Add meat and cook stirring until browned.
  4. Add oregano, basil, tomato sauce and cook uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring.
  5. Add thawed and chopped spinach, which you have squeezed the liquid out of then add to meat mixture, stir well.
  6. Combine lightly eaten egg and cream, pour into meat mixture and season.
  8. Heat oil in the pan, add the onion and garlic, cook until tender.
  9. Blend the tomatoes, with the juice, until puree, then add the tomatoes, tomato paste, seasonings and simmer for 10 minutes, covered.
  11. Place onion and pepper corns in the milk, bring slowly to the boil, removed from heat and stand for 5 minutes.
  12. Melt butter in a saucepan, add the flour first made into a thin paste to the saucepan.
  13. Strain the milk and add to the saucepan stirring until it thickens, then add the cream and season to taste.
  14. To Assemble. when cool.
  15. Stuff the cooled meat mixture into the tubes - using either a small spoon, or clean hands. I find it easy using disposable gloves. to fill them.
  16. Place 3 tablespoons of the tomato sauce over the base of a large shallow dish.
  17. Arrange filled cannelloni side by side over the sauce.
  18. Spoon Béchamel Sauce over the the cannelloni and spoon over the rest of the tomato sauce.
  19. Sprinkle the grates cheeses over the top.
  20. Bake uncovered in a moderate oven for 30-35 minutes.
  21. Serve with Salads, Crusty bread and a nice glass of red wine.
  22. NB.If in a hurry instead of making the Béchamel sauce. grab a large bottle of Bechamel sauce - works well and so much easier.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 156.09 Kcal (654 kJ)
Calories from fat 93.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.41g 16%
Cholesterol 38.36mg 13%
Sodium 135.92mg 6%
Potassium 261.05mg 6%
Total Carbs 5.55g 2%
Sugars 2.26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1.29g 5%
Protein 11.03g 22%
Vitamin C 3.4mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 151.4mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 133.9 Kcal (561 kJ)
Calories from fat 80.39 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.93g 16%
Cholesterol 32.9mg 13%
Sodium 116.59mg 6%
Potassium 223.93mg 6%
Total Carbs 4.76g 2%
Sugars 1.94g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1.11g 5%
Protein 9.46g 22%
Vitamin C 2.9mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 129.9mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.7
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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