Stuffed Canneroni with Tomato Sauce

Well first off I thought this was a spelling mistake, but there is a comment at the start of the pasta chapter that says canneroni is often wrongly called canneloni! I didn’t think this was correct and then I found out the canneroni is actually a shorter version of canneloni! So I could only find regular length canneloni and used that..

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I do make canneloni now and again and either filled with spinach and ricotta or beef, this version is filled with bread and bacon! A carb filled with more carbs!!

The packet of canneloni does say there is no need to precook but can be given a few minutes in boiling water if need be. I decided to give it a few minutes so that if I wanted I could cut my canneloni into canneroni!!

I have to say it does make it a bit unmanageable, a lot of them tore after only 3 minutes in the water..

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The filling is bacon..

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Lots of breadcrumbs..

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All mixed with the milk, parsley and an egg..

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As the canneroni/canneloni is being layered I used a slighty deeper dish than I normally use for this. So I filled up the first half of the pasta and cut a few in half..

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Then half the cheese goes on top followed by more stuffed canneroni/canneloni..

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So once all the pasta has been filled and squeezed into the tray I poured over the soup! The recipe does say a traditional tomato sauce should be used but a can of soup saves time so I decided to save time and go with the soup…

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More cheese on top..

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This took way longer than 20 minutes before it looked ready, was more like 45 minutes..

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So this is essentially pasta, filled with bread and covered in soup and cheese! Sounds pretty good to me!!

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So this would never be considered as high class cooking but we loved it and sometimes food like this is just what you need! I think it’s also a very good family meal for kids, my daughter loved this. The filling is nice although all just a bit soft, but we will be having this again for tea tomorrow and I can’t wait!

Would I make it again? Yes!

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