Spinach Cannelloni Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach Cannelloni recipe? Learn how to make Spinach Cannelloni using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by janae18

Makes 4 servings



Sauce * 1 tablespoon unsalted butter * 1 ½ tablespoon whole wheat flour * 2 cups low fat or soy milk * ¼ teaspoon salt * ¼ teaspoon black pepper * pinch of nutmeg * ¼ cup Parmigiano reggiano (grate yourself for better flavor) * 2 egg whites Filling: * 1 bag pre-washed spinach * 1 clove garlic, minced * 1 tablespoon olive oil * 1 ¾ cup low fat ricotta * 1 egg, lightly beaten * ½ cup chopped parsley * ¼ teaspoon salt * ¼ cup Parmesan grated

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach Cannelloni

1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 1/2 tablespoon whole wheat flour
2 cups low fat or soy milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pinch of nutmeg
1/4 cup Parmigiano reggiano (grate yourself for better flavor)
2 egg whites
12 oz spinach
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 3/4 cup low fat cottage cheese
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup Parmesan grated

Recipe Directions for Spinach Cannelloni

  1. 1. Melt butter in saucepan over low heat.

  2. 2. Whisk in flour for approximately 2 minutes.

  3. 3. Add milk slowly while whisking. Bring to boil over high heat while whisking-sauce will thicken.

  4. 4. Reduce, simmer, and add salt, pepper and nutmeg.

  5. 5. Add cheese and cover pan.

  6. 6. Preheat oven to 425.

  7. 7. Sauté spinach with garlic in olive oil in nonstick pan. Set aside.

  8. 8. Combine remaining ingredients (except parmesan) for cannelloni in bowl and set aside.

  9. 9. Layer the bottom of a small baking dish with sauce.

  10. 10. Place lasagna noodles on flat surface.

  11. 11. Place 2 tablespoons of filling at the end and roll.

  12. 12. Place seam-side down in baking dish. Continue with remaining noodles and filling until rolls are snugly in 1 layer.

  13. 13. Cover with sauce and remaining Parmesan cheese.

  14. 14. Bake for 20 minutes covered in foil then for approximately 4 minutes under the broiler until lightly browned and bubbly.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 364.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
316
Calories from Fat
137
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.2g
23%
Saturated Fat
6.3g
31%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
72mg
24%
Sodium
1019mg
42%
Potassium
814mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
17.9g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
28.2g
Vitamin A 177% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 33% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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