Make a batch of crepes and fill them with mince and tomato filling then top it with a delicious cheese sauce. This is such a filling meal and always very popular with family and friends.

Cannelloni Crepes Recipe

Make a batch of crepes and fill them with mince and tomato filling then top it with a delicious cheese sauce. This is such a filling meal and always very popular with family and friends. 
Prep Time55 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 8 people

Ingredients

Filling

  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp Margarine
  • 500g Mince
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 3/4 cup Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg

Crepes

  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 2 1/2 cups Milk
  • 2 cups Flour
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder

Cheese Sauce

  • 2 tbsp Margarine
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • Pepper to Taste
  • 1/2 cup Cheese

Instructions

Filling

  • Heat the margarine in a saucepan. 
  • Fry onion, add meat, nutmeg, and salt. cook till meat is loose.
  • Add tomato paste,chopped tomatoes and water. 
  • Cook till meat is done. 
  • Divide the meat between the crepes.

Crepes

  • Mix well. 
  • Heat a 23 cm frying pan. 
  • Add a touch of oil. 
  • Cook crepes till light brown, turn and do the other side. 
  • Transfer to a plate.
  • Repeat with remaining batter.

Cheese Sauce

  • Melt the margarine in a saucepan.
  • Add the flour, salt and pepper while stirring. 
  • Add the milk bit by bit, stirring continuously.
  • Cook till smooth. 
  • Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add cheese.

Combining all the steps

  • Place a crepe in a plate, add the filling down the center. 
  • Roll up. 
  • Place into a greased ovenproof dish. 
  • Continue with the rest of the crepes. 
  • Placing them side by side. 
  • Pour the cheese sauce over, sprinkle with cheese and bake at 180°C till brown on top.

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