Chicken Cannelloni Recipe

Chicken Cannelloni is a delicious Italian dish made with tender chicken, creamy ricotta cheese, and flavorful tomato sauce. The chicken is cooked until tender and then shredded, mixed with ricotta cheese, and stuffed into cannelloni tubes. The tubes are then baked in a rich tomato sauce until golden and bubbly. This dish is perfect for a comforting family dinner or a special occasion. Serve it with a side salad and garlic bread for a complete meal.

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1hr 25minstotal
15minsPrep
1hr 10minsCook
1hr 25m.total
15m.Prep
1hr 10m.Cook
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Ingredients for Chicken Cannelloni Recipe

  • 0.13 pound Chicken Breasts, Boneless And Skinless
  • 0.13 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.13 cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 0.06 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 0.06 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.03 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1.50 Cannelloni Tubes
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Sauce
  • 0.13 cup Crushed Tomatoes
  • 0.13 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 0.13 teaspoon Sugar
  • as per your need Fresh Basil Leaves, For Garnish

Directions: Chicken Cannelloni Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook until browned and cooked through.
  • STEP 3.Remove the chicken from the skillet and shred it using two forks.
  • STEP 4.In a mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 5.Stuff the cannelloni tubes with the chicken mixture and place them in a baking dish.
  • STEP 6.In a separate bowl, mix together the tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and sugar. Pour the sauce over the cannelloni tubes.
  • STEP 7.Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until the top is golden and bubbly.
  • STEP 8.Let the cannelloni cool for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh basil leaves, if desired.
  • STEP 9.Serve the chicken cannelloni with a side salad and garlic bread for a complete meal.

Cooking Tips

  • To make the chicken shredding easier, you can use a stand mixer with a paddle attachment.
  • If you don't have cannelloni tubes, you can use manicotti or large pasta shells instead.
  • You can make the cannelloni ahead of time and refrigerate it until ready to bake. Just adjust the baking time accordingly.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover chicken cannelloni can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the cannelloni in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the chicken cannelloni as a main dish for lunch or dinner. It pairs well with a side salad and garlic bread.
Nutrition
value
558
calories per serving
21 g Fat41 g Protein85 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    41g
  • Carbs
    85g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    85g
  • Protein
    41g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    21g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    183mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    116mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    100mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    4mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    176mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    596mg
  • Selenium
    31mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp