Spinach & Mushroom Cannelloni Recipe

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Spinach & Mushroom Cannelloni
How to make Spinach & Mushroom Cannelloni
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Spinach & Mushroom Cannelloni recipe: Warm up with this hearty spinach and ricotta cannelloni dish. It's a combination of mushrooms, cheese and cannelloni shells.

Ingredients of Spinach & Mushroom Cannelloni

  • 13 Cannelloni shells
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Handful of basil leaves
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Filling for cannelloni:
  • Olive oil
  • 4 Onions, julienne
  • 1 packet mushrooms , finely chopped
  • 5 bunch spinach, blanched
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Passata sauce:
  • 2 onions , finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 kg tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • Handful of sasil leaves, chopped

How to Make Spinach & Mushroom Cannelloni

  • Prepare the filling:
  • 1.Heat up a pan and drop 1 Tbsp olive oil.
  • 2.Add the onions and saute them on medium heat, until they are light golden and season with salt.
  • 3.Add the mushrooms, salt & pepper and saute. Squeeze out the excess water from the spinach and chop them finely.
  • 4.Add them to the pan and combine it with onions and mushrooms. Season it with pepper and let it shimmer away.
  • 5.Plate the dish and add Parmesan cheese & butter to garnish.
  • Prepare the passata sauce:
  • 1.Heat up a saucepan and add the onions to it. Once onions are light brown, add tomato puree. Season with sugar, chili flakes, salt & pepper.
  • 2.Sprinkle basil & let the tomatoes cook out for about 15 minutes.
  • Final preparation:
  • 1.Pre-heat the oven at 180 degree. Stuff the cannelloni shells with the filling and place on a baking dish. Pour over pasata, just enough to cover the cannelloni shells. Spread some Parmesan cheese & scatter some fresh basil leaves.
  • 2.Season it with pepper and extra virgin olive oil to moisten everything. Place the dish in the oven for about 25 minutes.
  • 3.While serving drizzle a touch of olive oil and some grated Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: Cannelloni shells, Parmesan cheese, basil leaves, salt and pepper, extra virgin olive oil, Olive oil, Onions, mushrooms , spinach, salt and pepper, parmesan cheese, butter, onions , tomato puree, sugar, chili flakes, sasil leaves