Delicious 3 cheese spinach cannelloni

Dec 16, 2019
This delicious cannelloni will have everyone asking you for the recipe! Source: Getty.

Once you sink your teeth into this three cheese masterpiece, you certainly won’t forget about it any time soon! This delicious Italian dish will leave you wanting more from the very first bite so you’re probably better off making it in bulk.

With a super-quick prep and cooking time and a very simple method, guests of all kinds will instantly fall in love when they try this crowd-pleasing dish. It’s also a fantastic way to enjoy a satisfying meal without feeling too heavy afterwards, so dig in and enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250ml) tomato passata
  • 600g ricotta
  • 250g frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil
  • 1/4 cup (20g) grated parmesan
  • Salt and cracked black pepper
  • 6 fresh lasagne sheets
  • 3/4 cup tomato passata, extra
  • 1 cup grated low fat mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup (25g) grated parmesan, extra

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 190C. Lightly grease 20cm x 28cm x 4cm-high ovenproof dish. Pour tomato passatta in dish and spread over base to cover completely.
  2. Combine ricotta, spinach, parsley, basil, parmesan, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Mix well.
  3. Cut each lasagne sheet into 14cm x 16cm pieces. Spoon 1/3 cup of ricotta mixture along length of each lasagne sheet. Carefully roll up to form a tube. Continue until all of the mixture is used (should be about 8 tubes).
  4. Lay tubes side by side in prepared dish. Spoon extra tomato passatta over the top to coat. Sprinkle with mozzarella and parmesan. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden. Serve.

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