Thursday, January 03, 2008

Recipe: Tuna, Capsicum and Zuchinni Cannelloni

From the San Remo website.

Tastes great!

  • Instant Cannelloni Tubes, about a dozen.
  • Filling
    • Tuna in Brine, 425g can
    • Capsicums, 2 medium, finely diced
    • Zucchini, 1 small, finely diced
    • Plain flour, 2 tbsp
    • Butter, 2 tbsp
  • Sauce
    • Tomato puree, 425g can
    • Ground basil leaves, 1 tsp
    • Olive oil, 2 tbsp
    • Salt, 1 tsp
    • Ground black pepper, pinch
    • Cream, ½ cup (optional)
  • Topping
    • Chopped parsley, 2 tbsp
    • Grated mozzarella cheese, 3/4 cup

  • Preheat oven to 200ºC
  • Make Filling
    • In a large frying pan heat butter, add capsicums and zucchini and cook at a moderate heat.
    • When the vegetables are cooked, add plain flour and cook well (until golden brown) stirring constantly.
    • Add tuna and brine, stir in with vegetables until the mixture is thick.
    • Set aside to cool.
  • Fill Cannelloni tubes with mixture (a teaspoon can be used).
  • Make sauce.
    • Heat oil in a frying pan, add tomato puree, basil, salt and pepper and bring to boil.
    • Remove from heat.
  • Put it together
    • In a greased baking dish cover bottom with sauce.
    • Place filled Cannelloni side by side in dish.
    • Cover with remaining sauce, and if desired thick cream
    • Top with parsley and then mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake in oven at 200ºC for 25-35 minutes (test by pricking with skewer).


  1. Gostei muito desse post e seu blog é muito interessante, vou passar por aqui sempre =) Depois dá uma passada lá no meu site, que é sobre o CresceNet, espero que goste. O endereço dele é . Um abraço.

  2. do you have any photo regarding the food that you are trying to describe?