Cannelloni (Cannelloni) is a type of pasta in the form of hollow tubes with big diameter (1 cm) that are filled with various fillings. Very popular filling of spinach, beef, mushroom or vegetable stuffing. For a spicy taste to the sauce for the cannelloni often add grated Parmesan cheese. As well as in recipes lasagna, before cooking cannelloni need to read the instructions on the packaging: some pasta before filling fillings need to boil, in other recipes — pasta can be filled with stuffing, not boiling.
Today in stores such a variety of pasta, that the eyes diverge. You certainly saw thick pasta tubes. This cannelloni. Not just boiled, and pre-stuffed with minced meat. The stuffing can be both meat and vegetable.
The most delicious cannelloni get baked in the oven with Bechamel sauce.
Minced meat cooked in advance and give him time to cool down.
When stuffing the cannelloni filling’t overdo it. Very tightly stuffed cannelloni can burst while cooking.
And another important point:
the sauce should be plenty. It needs to cover the cannelloni entirely, otherwise they will dry up.
Cooking cannelloni takes just over an hour.
Ingredients for stuffing:
Cannelloni — 12 PCs minced Meat-400 g Onions — 2 pieces Garlic — 1-2 cloves Carrots (medium size) — 1 piece Tomato paste or sauce — 4-5 tbsp Cheese — 150g Mixture of Italian herbs — to taste or any greens. Vegetable oil — for frying Salt — to taste Black ground pepper — to taste
The ingredients for the sauce:
Milk — 800ml Butter — 100g wheat Flour — 3 tbsp So start preparation. 1.Finely chop the onion and garlic. 2.Grate the carrots on a grater. 3.Fry a little onion, garlic and carrots in the pan. 4.Add minced meat and fry for 10 minutes, making sure to avoid lumps. Salt and pepper to taste. 5.The stuffing cool
While cold beef make sauce.
1.In a small saucepan, melt the butter. 2.To the butter add the flour and fry for about 2 minutes.Flour should purchase a pleasant nutty flavors. 3.Pour, stirring constantly, cold milk. Make sure to avoid lumps. Don’t forget to season with salt. 4.To bring everything to a boil and turn off the gas. All the sauce is ready.
While we were preparing the sauce has cooled stuffing and you can start filling in the cannelloni filling. At the bottom of the baking dish pour part of the sauce. Cannelloni filling stuffing and place in a baking dish. Pour over them the remaining sauce and sprinkle with grated cheese. I made a «pillow» of vegetables and they already put the pasta.
The sauce should completely cover the pasta, if you can add a little milk or broth. Bake cannelloni with minced meat you need in a preheated 180 degree oven for about 30 minutes( depends on your oven). When the top is browned, take out, spread on plates.