15 Jan

Cheeky Roasted Vegetable Cannelloni with a Cheeky Cheese Sauce

Cheeky Roasted Vegetable Cannelloni with a Cheeky Cheese Sauce

Serves 4
Prep time 25 minutes
Cook time 45 minutes
Total time 1 hours, 10 minutes
Meal type Lunch, Main Dish
Portion Size 475g
Nutrition Per Portion
Calories Sugar Fat Saturates Salt
408 15g 17.2g 7.3g 1.1g
Serves: 4
Calories: 408
Time: 1 hr 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 8x25g Lasagne sheets fresh/chilled
  • 400ml Milk semi skimmed
  • 30g Corn flour
  • 200g Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese grated
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard English
  • 2 pinches Pepper black, ground
  • 200g Aubergine cut into 2cm chunks
  • 200g Courgette halved lengthways cut into 5 cmm slices
  • 150g Peppers green cut into 2cm chunks
  • 150g Peppers red cut into 2cm chunks
  • 200g Onions red chopped
  • 400g Tomatoes canned whole
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Oil of olive
  • 2 tablespoons Parsley fresh chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Basil torn

Directions

Advanced Prep
1 Wash well and prepare the vegetables. Pre-heat the oven 180oC (350oF) Gas mark 4. Prepare and lightly grease a large gratin dish
Sauce
2 Combine the corn flour with 50ml of the milk and set aside. Bring the remaining milk in a saucepan to the simmer over a medium heat, then whisk in the corn flour mixture until the sauce thickens.
3 Add 150g of the grated cheese, mustard and pepper and continue stirring. Cook for a further 2 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
Roasting the Vegatables
4 Mix together the aubergine, courgettes, peppers and onion then adding the oil. Once mixed spread out over the baking tray evenly and roast for 20-25 minutes or until softened and lightly browned.
5 Transfer carefully to a large bowl adding; the tomatoes, juice, garlic and herbs. Spoon even amounts of the filling lengthways onto each lasagne sheet, roll up and place in a lightly oiled oven proof gratin dish.
Baking
6 Pour the cheese sauce over the cannelloni and sprinkle over the remaining grated cheese. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 20 -30 minutes or until bubbling at the edges and golden on top.

Note

Equipment:
Cutting board, kitchen knife, cheese grater, spatula, basin, mixing bowl, large gratin dish, and whisk.

Cheeky Service Hint:
Serve with a crisp green salad of choice and crusty wholemeal bread

Cheeky Handy Hint:
For ease of rolling, lightly blanch the lasagne sheets in simmering water for a few seconds and refresh in cold water, drain and set aside

Cheeky Healthy Hint:
Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese has 50% less fat and saturated fat than mature cheddar, 36% less calories and 19% more protein and 13% more calcium.

Aubergines are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium and are also a good source of Vitamin K, Thiamin, Vitamin B6 and Manganese, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre.