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Spinach and feta cannelloni

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the tomato sauce

  • Place a deep pan over high heat. Add the olive oil, onion, garlic and basil. Sauté.
  • Add salt and pepper. Add the balsamic vinegar and deglaze pan.
  • Add the honey, chopped tomatoes, water and nutmeg.
  • Let the sauce boil for 10 minutes, until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  • When ready, remove pan from heat and add the fresh basil, pepper and salt.

For the filling

  • Place a deep pan over high heat. Add the olive oil, onion, minced garlic and sauté.
  • Add the mint, salt, pepper, spinach and water.
  • Mix for 10 minutes, until the spinach wilts and loses its moisture.
  • Remove pan from heat and add the fresh mint, feta, lemon zest, lemon juice, pepper and salt. Break up the feta into small pieces and mix.

To assemble

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a baking pan, add 2 tablespoons olive oil and half of the tomato sauce. Spread to coat the bottom of the baking pan.
  • Fill the cannelloni with the filling and place in baking pan.
  • Spread the remaining tomato sauce over them. Add the grated feta and thyme.
  • Cover with parchment paper and aluminum foil. Bake for ½ an hour, remove parchment and foil and bake for another 15 minutes, until golden. 
  • Serve with rocket leaves, freshly ground pepper and olive oil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
18 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
29 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
47 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
10 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
11 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
32 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
14 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
27 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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