Meat cannelloni

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 1:05 h
  • Ready In : 1:25 h
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  • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) minced beef
  • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) minced pork
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) cannelloni pasta
  • 3 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) whipping cream
  • Grated cheese (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 400 ml (1 3/4 cups) milk
  • 4 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. For the béchamel sauce:
    2. Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.

    Step 2

    1. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.

    Step 3

    1. Mix the pork with the beef and season with salt, pepper, nutmeg, Worcestershire sauce and chopped garlic. Mix the seasonings in the meat and set aside.Meat cannelloni | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. Place the olive oil and the chopped onion in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces and cook until the tomato start to break down. Add the meat, stir and cook over low heat about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 5

    1. In a bowl, combine the whipping cream and the béchamel; set aside.

    Step 6

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

    Step 7

    1. Turn off the heat and let the meat cool a little. With a spoon fill the cannelloni pasta with the meat.Meat cannelloni | Food From Portugal Place the cannelloni in a baking dish,Meat cannelloni | Food From Portugal drizzle with the béchamel mixture and sprinkle with grated cheese.Meat cannelloni | Food From Portugal Bake until golden slightly, about 25 to 30 minutes.

    Step 8

    1. Remove the baking dish from the oven and serve.

Meat cannelloni | Food From Portugal

Meat cannelloni

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 841

Total Fat: 50.5 g(65%)

Saturated Fat: 19.5 g(98%)

Cholesterol: 215 mg(78%)

Sodium: 645 mg(28%)

Total Carbohydrate: 46.5 g(16%)

Protein: 50.5 g

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