Macaroni Grill Chicken Cannelloni Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Macaroni Grill Chicken Cannelloni is a delicious Italian dish made with tender chicken, creamy ricotta cheese, and flavorful marinara sauce. The cannelloni shells are filled with a mixture of seasoned chicken and ricotta cheese, then baked to perfection. This dish is rich, comforting, and perfect for a family dinner or special occasion. Serve it with a side salad and garlic bread for a complete meal.

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Non Vegdiet
1hr total
1hr total
Macaroni Grill Chicken Cannelloni

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Ingredients for Macaroni Grill Chicken Cannelloni Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 pound Ground Chicken
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 tablespoon Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 1 Jar Marinara Sauce
  • 12 Cannelloni Shells
  • 1 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • as required Fresh Parsley For Garnish

Directions: Macaroni Grill 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 minced garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add ground chicken to the skillet and cook until browned. Season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
  • STEP 4.In a mixing bowl, combine the cooked chicken, ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, and chopped parsley.
  • STEP 5.Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce on the bottom of a baking dish.
  • STEP 6.Fill each cannelloni shell with the chicken and cheese mixture and place them in the baking dish.
  • STEP 7.Pour the remaining marinara sauce over the cannelloni shells.
  • STEP 8.Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the shells are cooked through.
  • STEP 9.Remove the foil and sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese on top. Bake for an additional 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 10.Let the cannelloni cool for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.
  • STEP 11.Serve the Macaroni Grill Chicken Cannelloni with a side salad and garlic bread.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use store-bought marinara sauce or make your own from scratch.
  • If you prefer a spicier flavor, add some red pepper flakes to the chicken and cheese mixture.
  • Make sure to fully cook the chicken before filling the cannelloni shells to ensure they are cooked through in the oven.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover chicken cannelloni can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the cannelloni in a baking dish, cover with foil, and bake at 350°F (175°C) 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.
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Recipe By Slurrp