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Pork and beef cannelloni recipe

Pork and beef cannelloni recipe

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Bring a taste of Italy to the table with this delicious, warming dish of filled cannelloni tubes enveloped in tomato and basil sauce and baked with a mozzarella topping. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15mins to prepare and 1hr to cook
  • 655 calories / serving


  • 660g Loyd Grossman Tomato and Basil Sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 250g (8oz) pork mince
  • 250g (8oz) beef mince
  • small handful parsley leaves
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 150g mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 200g (7oz) cannelloni tubes

For the garnish

  • 1 tomato
  • fresh basil leaves
If you don't have mince, cut open some sausages instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    36g 51%
  • Saturates

    14g 70%
  • Sugars

    11g 12%
  • Salt

    0.8g 13%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 40.5g Protein 43.1g Fibre 2g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 3, 170℃, fan 160℃.
  2. Heat the oil and fry the onion and garlic for 4-5 minutes over a medium heat until softened but not brown. Add the beef and pork mince and cook stirring until browned.
  3. Remove from the heat and drain off any excess fat and liquid.
  4. Transfer the mince to a bowl, add the eggs, parsley, half of the cheese, and plenty of seasoning, mix well.
  5. Cover the base of a shallow ovenproof dish with a layer of Loyd Grossman Tomato and Basil Sauce.
  6. Fill each cannelloni tube with the mince mixture and place on top of the sauce.
  7. Pour the remaining tomato and basil sauce over the cannelloni and top with the rest of the mozzarella cheese. Cover loosely with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and cook for a further 15 minutes until the cheese is melted and golden.
  8. Garnish with sliced tomato and fresh basil leaves before serving.

Cooking Tip

The easiest way to fill cannelloni tubes is to stand them upright and pipe the filling in.

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