Spinach Cannelloni

Spinach Cannelloni
  • 4 servings
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 1:30 Cooking
  • 2:00 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 4 cups
    (1 L)

    large bunch spinach

  • 0.500

    medium onion, chopped

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    olive oil

  • 2-3

    cloves garlic

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (3 mL)

    fresh thyme

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (3 mL)

    basil

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (3 mL)

    Salt

  • 1/4 tsp.
    (1 mL)

    marjoram

  • 1/4 tsp.
    (1 mL)

    pepper

  • 1/2 pkg

    veggie ground round

  • 3

    chopped canadian veggie bacon

  • 1

    egg white

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    low-fat ricotta cheese

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    Parmesan cheese

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    breadcrumbs

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    chopped parsley

  • 4

    fresh lasagna noodles

  • 4 cups
    (1 L)

    tomato sauce

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    water

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.

Remove stems from spinach and wash thoroughly to remove dirt and sand. Place in large skillet over medium high heat with 1/4 cup (60 mL) water and steam for 3-4 minutes or until spinach is wilted.

Cool and squeeze out excess moisture with hands. Cut fine and set aside.

In skillet, sauté onion in oil over medium heat for 4 minutes or until onion is soft.

Add garlic, thyme, basil, salt, marjoram, pepper and sauté for 1 minute.

Place sautéed seasoning mixture, along with Yves Veggie Ground Round, Yves Veggie Bacon, and egg white into food processor. Puree until mixture is mixed but not fine. Transfer to large bowl.

Stir in spinach, ricotta and parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, parsley and mix thoroughly.

Lightly oil 9 x 12 in. (22 x 31 cm) baking dish. Spread 1/2 cup (125 mL) of tomato sauce on bottom.

Place half of the filling mixture into piping bag with a 1-in. (2.5-cm) hole.

Cut lasagna sheet in half lengthwise and lay on counter.

Pipe mixture along bottom edge of sheet.

Wet top edge of lasagna sheet with water.

Roll sheet towards top and gently press down to seal.

Repeat this procedure until mixture is used up. Cut rolls in half and place them in baking dish, seam down.

Spread remaining tomato sauce on top, along with water; cover and bake for 1 hour or until noodles are cooked.

Source: Veggie Cuisine

Wine and meal pairing

Fruity and light

Fruity and light
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