Cheesy Pork Cannelloni

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 15 minutes
  • 4 servings

“Benvenuti!” to another decadent hearty Italian pasta dish. This time we stuff cannelloni tubes with a mixture of pork sausage and cottage cheese, then double-bake them in basil-flavored tomato sauce and gooey mozzarella. “Buon Appetito!”

Ingredients Needed for Cheesy Pork Cannelloni

    1 pound pork sausages
    5 ounces of cottage cheese
    10 ounces of cannelloni
    10 ounces of tomato purée
    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 teaspoon dried basil
    5 ounces of low moisture mozzarella, grated

How to Make Cheesy Pork Cannelloni

  1. Get the meat out of each sausage and add it to a bowl together with the cottage cheese. Mix until even, then transfer to a piping bag.
  2. Fill the cannelloni with this mixture.
  3. Add the tomato puree, garlic powder, and dried basil to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix until even.
  4. Layer 1/2 of the stuffed cannelloni into a baking dish, pour 1/2 of the tomato sauce over them and top with 1/2 of the grated mozzarella. Finish with another layer of cannelloni and the remaining sauce.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  6. Remove from oven, top with the remaining mozzarella and bake for 15 minutes more at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

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