Beef Cannelloni

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour
  • 4 servings

Are you looking for a new, interesting Italian recipe to impress your loved ones tonight? Why not make some delicious beef cannelloni? It’s a wonderful treat, and it’s definitely worth trying at home! And by the way, beef cooked with tomato sauce and topped with Bechamel sauce makes for a terrific combo! You just have to try it!

Ingredients Needed for Beef Cannelloni

1 onion
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
9 ounces of mince d beef
dried oregano
salt
1 cup tomato sauce
6 ounces of cannelloni, around 16 tubes
⅓ cup shredded mozzarella
bechamel sauce:
2 tablespoons of butter
2 tablespoons of flour
1 ½ cups of milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon nutmeg

How to Cook Beef Cannelloni

  1. You can start with the Bechamel sauce.
  2. Heat a saucepan over medium-low heat and start melting the butter. Add the flour and stir until smooth.
  3. Cook the mixture on medium heat for about 6-7 minutes, until it has a light, golden color.
  4. Separately, heat the milk in a separate pan, until just about to boil. Slowly add the hot milk in the butter mixture, whisking continuously until very smooth.
  5. Cook for 10 more minutes, while stirring, and then remove from the heat. Season the sauce with salt and nutmeg and leave it aside.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C.
  7. Slice and chop the onion. Slice the garlic.
  8. Heat a skillet and add vegetable oil. Add in the onion, garlic, and beef. Season with dried oregano and salt.
  9. Stir and cook the meat for about 4-5 minutes, while adding half of the tomato sauce in the process.
  10. Add the cannelloni in a saucepan full of boiling water, and cook them according to the instructions on the package.
  11. Take a large baking dish and cover its bottom with remaining tomato sauce. Place the cannelloni vertically. Add the beef inside using a spoon.
  12. Pour the Bechamel sauce and top with mozzarella.
  13. Add the dish in the oven and bake it for 20 minutes.

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