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Spinach, ricotta and pine nut cannelloni

spinach, ricotta and pine nut cannelloni
1H 15M



1.Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F.
2.Cook spinach in a medium saucepan of boiling water 30 seconds; drain. Place cooked spinach in a medium bowl of iced water to cool. Drain; squeeze excess water from leaves. Shred spinach.
3.Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring, 3 minutes or until onion softens. Add paste; cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add wine; simmer until wine is almost evaporated. .
4.Stir in tomatoes and the water; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Season to taste
5.Meanwhile, place pine nuts on an oven tray; roast in oven 8 minutes or until golden brown.
6.Combine cheese, spinach, pine nuts, thyme, egg, half the rind and 1 tablespoon of the juice in a medium bowl; season. Spoon mixture into a large piping bag; fill cannelloni tubes.
7.Oil a deep 20cm x 30cm ovenproof dish. Spread 1 cup of the tomato sauce over base of dish; arrange filled cannelloni tubes on sauce. Spoon remaining sauce over cannelloni; sprinkle with parmesan. Bake, covered, 30 minutes or until pasta is tender.
8.Combine remaining oil, rind and juice in a small jug; season with salt and pepper.
9.Serve cannelloni topped with rocket; drizzle with dressing.

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