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Pork and veal cannelloni

You'll need

  • 2 tbsp
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1
  • onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves
  • garlic, finely chopped
  • 1
  • carrot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 stalk
  • celery, finely chopped
  • 600 gm
  • veal shoulder, cut into 6cm pieces
  • 600 gm
  • pork neck, cut into 6cm pieces
  • 120 ml
  • white wine
  • 1 sprig
  • rosemary, leaves picked
  • 625 ml (2½ cups)
  • tomato passata
  • 1 qty
  • fresh pasta
  • 260 gm
  • buffalo mozzarella, sliced
  •  
  • Besciamella
  • 50 gm
  • butter
  • 50 gm
  • plain flour
  • 300 ml
  • milk
  • 50 gm
  • parmesan, finely grated

Method

  • 01
  • Preheat oven to 160C. Heat olive oil in a heatproof casserole dish, add onion and garlic and sauté over medium heat for 5 minutes or until translucent, add carrot and celery and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened slightly. Add veal and pork, then add wine, rosemary and 250ml tomato passata. Cover and bake for 2½ hours or until meat is tender. Cool, remove meat and shred using two forks, then return meat to sauce and stir through.
  • 02
  • For besciamella, melt butter in a saucepan, sift in flour and stir over medium heat until smooth and starting to colour. Warm milk in a separate saucepan, then slowly whisk into flour mixture until combined. Stir over low heat for 5 minutes or until smooth and thick. Stir through parmesan and season to taste.
  • 03
  • Preheat oven to 180C. Cut pasta into sixteen 12cm squares and cook in boiling salted water for 1 minute. Drain and spoon 1/3 cup meat sauce along one edge of each piece of pasta and roll into cylinders. Spoon remaining passata into the base of a 25cm x 35cm roasting pan and top with cannelloni. Spoon over besciamella and top with mozzarella. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden. Serve with a green salad.

At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people

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