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Slow Cooked Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

This Cannelloni recipe from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge combines the wonderful flavours of Spinach and Ricotta together to make a delicious, satisfying and healthy slow-cooked meal.

With a little bit of prep, the whole thing gets cooked in the slow cooker, so you can get on with other things – like putting your feet up!

There are heaps of delicious and healthy pasta dishes in the Healthy Mummy App that you can enjoy guilt-free. This flavoursome recipe won’t blow your calories coming in at just 367 calories per serve!

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Slow Cooked Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword spinach ricotta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups frozen spinach thawed and excess liquid squeezed out
  • 375 grams reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 250 gram dry cannelloni tubes
  • 3 cups passatta
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 2 cups rocket lettuce
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword spinach ricotta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups frozen spinach thawed and excess liquid squeezed out
  • 375 grams reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 250 gram dry cannelloni tubes
  • 3 cups passatta
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 2 cups rocket lettuce
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Instructions
  1. In a large bowl mix spinach, ricotta, eggs and nutmeg together to make the filling.
  2. Gently fill cannelloni tubes with the ricotta mixture, you can use a piping bag or sandwich bag with the corner cut off to pipe the filling inside.
  3. Once piped set cannelloni tubes aside.
  4. In another large bowl combine passata, water and basil leaves together. Pour half of the tomato sauce mix into the bottom of the slow cooker.
  5. Place the ricotta-filled cannelloni tubes in the slow cooker and top with the remaining tomato sauce mix.
  6. Cook on high for 4 hours or until soft and tender.
  7. Serve cannelloni topped with rocket leaves and parmesan cheese.
  8. This recipe makes 5 serves. Leftovers can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
Recipe Notes

367 calories per serve

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