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Veal And Spinach Cannelloni

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Ingredients
  Spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked
For crepes
  Skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
For filling
  Shallots 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Minced shallots 1 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Ground veal 10 Ounce
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  All-purpose flour 1 Teaspoon (Topping)
For topping
  Parmesan cheese 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Enriched all purpose flour 6 Tablespoon (1/3 Cup Less 1 Teaspoon)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Cooked chopped spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs), well drained
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs), divided
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Ground nutmeg 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING
1 For the crepes: In a blender container, add milk and egg, turn the motor on and off quickly.
2 Add in the flour along with salt and process until smooth.
3 Keep the batter aside for 15 - 20 minutes.
4 Heat a small nonstick pan or skillet, pour in 1/4 of the batter and quickly move pan from side to side so that batter covers entire bottom of pan.
5 Cook until the underside becomes dry.
6 Carefully, turn over the crepe using a pancake turner; cook the other side too.
7 Transfer to a dish.
8 Repat the process and make 3 more crepes.
9 For the filling: In a medium skillet, add margerine and heatuntil bubbly.
10 Add in the shallots and garlic and saute, for about 3 minutes until shallots are translucent.
11 Add veal and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture is finely crumbled, about 5 minutes.
12 Add in the mushrooms and spinach.
13 Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
14 Add 1/4 cup tomato sauce, salt, pepper, and nutmeg and stir to combine.
15 For the canneloni: In the center of each crepe, spoon 1/4th of the prepared filling and roll the crepes to enclose the filling.
16 In a 2-quart casserole, arrange the crepes seam side down.
17 Pour the remining sauce on top and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
18 Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes until throughly heated.

SERVING
19 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Veal
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Servings: 
4

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