Cannelloni with ricotta and spinach

This dish is very beautiful and appetizing, so it is always advantageous to look at the festive table.Treat once again their loved ones, cook cannelloni with ricotta and spinach.Believe us, it's tasty and healthy dish will appeal to all, without exception.

Spinach is considered to be a product having an extremely useful properties.Spinach contains iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamins A, C and E, folic acid and antioxidants.According to the content of vegetable protein spinach exceeds all the vegetables, yielding only peas and green beans.And it has a lot of potassium, magnesium salts of easily digestible iron and iodine.

Ricotta - a traditional Italian dairy product.One of the main advantages of ricotta - a low fat content and easy absorption by the body.Besides ricotta cheese rich in calcium and other trace elements, vitamins A and B, as well as digestible protein source of the essential amino acids tryptophan and methionine.


  • 9 cannelloni tubes;
  • 250g ricotta;
  • 200 grams of cheese va
    rieties "Parmesan";
  • 250 grams of spinach;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • 3 tbsp.tablespoons olive oil;
  • fresh basil;
  • 800 ml of milk;
  • 3 tbsp.tablespoons butter;
  • 3 tbsp.tablespoons flour;
  • ground nutmeg;
  • salt and pepper.

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In a frying pan, heat the olive oil.Garlic clean, cut rings and add to the oil.Fry until golden brown, then remove.This is to ensure that the oil is an acquired taste and smell of garlic.Thoroughly wash the spinach, drain on a towel and chop.You can use a blender, but then it turns into mush of spinach and becomes less tasty.Chopped spinach saute in a pan with garlic butter and fresh zelenyubazilika until soft and discoloration.

While spinach cools, prepare the sauce "bechamel".In a skillet, melt the butter and add the flour.Gradually pour the milk into the flour mixture in small portions, stirring constantly.Simmer for 5-10 minutes.until thick.Season with salt and pepper, add a pinch of nutmeg.

Cooled mix with spinach, ricotta and 50g grated cheese "Parmesan".Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Now you need to start filling cannelloni cooked meat.It is convenient to take the cannelloni, which do not require pre-cooking.This greatly simplifies the process of cooking.If you bought cannelloni, you need to pre-boil, cook them according to instructions on the package.Stuff the cannelloni ready meat with a small spoon or a pastry syringe.

bottom shape grease sauce "bechamel" and place stuffed cannelloni.Top evenly distribute the remaining sauce and sprinkle generously with grated cheese all.Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.Serve either hot or cold.

Servings: 3

Preparation time: 50 minutes.

Nutritional values ​​per serving: 410 kcal.

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