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Cannelloni con Carne
Meat Cannelloni
(Cannelloni con Carne)
 
 
Ingredients:

For the Filling:
9 ounces ricotta cheese
1/2 lb minced meat
2 eggs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4.5 oz bread crumbs
4.5 oz grated cheese
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 oz extra virgin olive oil

For the Pasta:
10 fresh pre-cut pasta squares (13 cm x 11 cm)
3 liters water
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 ounce table salt

Directions:

Prepare the Filling:
Fry minced meat until light brown.
 
Add salt and pepper.

Drain olive oil from minced meat using spatula and set aside in a bowl or a plate.

In a large bowl, mix ricotta, minced meat, eggs, bread crumbs, grated cheese and chopped parsley with hands until well combined.
 
Add salt and black pepper as desired. Set aside until the pasta is prepared.

Prepare the Pasta:
In a large sauce pan, bring water to a boil.
 
Add olive oil and salt.

Place all ten pasta squares in boiling water.
 
Boil at high temperature for approximately 1 minute.

Using a spatula, scoop one pasta square at a time from boiling water and set in a bowl of cold water for approximately 5 seconds.

After cooling, lay pasta squares flat to dry on tablecloth.

Divide filling equally onto pasta squares.

Roll pasta squares into tubes and set aside.

Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the bottom of glass flameproof dish.

Arrange the cannelloni over the sauce.

Spread a further layer of tomato sauce evenly over cannelloni.

Sprinkle cannelloni with grated cheese. Serves 4-6.


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