Sams Cannelloni

Delicious main course meat and cheese cannelloni with spinach. Can serve alone or on a small bed of pasta. Serve with a crisp green salad.

Ingredients

2 pounds Ground Sirloin (or ground Veal, or combination of both). 3 cups Cheese mix (Equal parts of Ricotta cheese, Mozzarella cheese, Fontina cheese, Asiago cheese, and Sour Cream). 1 pkg. frozen chopped Spinach (well drained). 2 cups Mushroom Garlic Prego Sauce. 1 large Yellow Onion, chopped. 3 Tbsp Olive Oil. ½ stick Butter. 2 cloves Garlic, minced. 2 teaspoon fresh Basil. 1 Tbsp fresh Parsley. ½ teaspoon Oregano. ¼ teaspoon Pizza Pepper Seeds. ¼ teaspoon Dill Weed. ¼ teaspoon Lemon Pepper. Salt and Ground Black Pepper to taste. 18 Cannelloni Tubes Pasta (boiled for 6 minutes).

Nutritional information

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Instructions

Boil cannelloni tubes for 6 minutes. Heat oil and butter in large pan and Sauté the onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes. Add the sirloin and brown and drain, then add the tomatoes, spinach, basil and seasoning. Cover with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes stirring occasionally. Remove the lid and cook for 5 minutes to thicken. Allow mixture to cool. Mix 2 cups of the cheese mix with the cooled meat mixture. Fill the cannelloni tubes with the meat/cheese/spinach mixture. Spread a layer of Prego on a lightly oiled oven proof baking dish. Place cannelloni side by side on the layer of Prego sauce. Spread a layer of Prego over mixture. Cover the cannelloni with the remaining cheese/meat/spinach mixture. Sprinkle top with Mozzarella & Asiago cheese. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes in a preheat 400° oven.