Beef Cannelloni

A typical Italian beef dish using some of our MAGGI Rich & Rustic and Béchamel to speed up the process and allow the traditional flavours to come through. A perfect dish for disguising vegetables for fussy eaters.
  • 1:40 TIME
  • 10 portions

INGREDIENTS

For the meat sauce

1tbsp vegetable oil 

150g onion, finely diced 

100g carrot, finely diced 

100g celery, finely diced 

2 cloves garlic, crushed 

600g lean minced beef 

400g MAGGI® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce 

550g cannelloni pasta tubes 

 

For the cheese sauce

80g MAGGI® Béchamel Sauce 

150ml cold water 

450ml boiling water 

75g low-fat mature cheese, grated 

 

For the tomato base

strong>400g MAGGI® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce 

METHOD

Prep: 20 minutes. Cook: 1 hour 20 minutes.

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and soften the onions, carrots, celery and garlic.
  2. Add the mince and cook until browned.
  3. Stir in the tomato sauce and simmer for 20 minutes or until filling is thick enough to hold in a cannelloni pasta tube.
  4. While the meat sauce is cooking, stir the béchamel sauce mix into the cold water to form a paste.
  5. Whisk the paste into the boiling water and simmer for 1 minute. Mix through half of the grated cheeses.
  6. To assemble the dish, spread the tomato sauce across the base of a large ovenproof baking dish.
  7. Place the filled cannelloni tubes on top and pour over the cheese sauce.
  8. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top and bake in an oven preheated to 200°C for 30-40 minutes until the pasta is tender and the topping is golden brown.

CHEF'S TIP

Try this recipe using a spinach and ricotta filling or roasted vegetable in the MAGGI Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce. Crepes can be used instead of the cannelloni rolls.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

TYPICAL VALUES 

Per 100g

Per serve 

Reference Intake

% RI*

Energy

436 kJ

104 kcal

1350 kJ

322 kcal

8400 kJ

2000 kcal

16%

 

Fat

3.9g

12.1g

70g

17%

of which: saturates

1.5g

4.5g

20g

23%

Carbohydrate

10.3g

31.8g

260g

12%

of which: sugars

2.5g

7.7g

90g

9%

Fibre

0.8g

2.5g

-

-

Protein

6.5g

20.1g

50g

40%

Salt

0.36g

1.12g

6g

19%

 

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).

Based on the stated recipe. Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.