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Stuffed meat cannoli

Baked or in a pan, stuffed meat cannoli are a recipe that will make the whole family happy.

If you are looking for ideas for dinner that will allow you to bring quick and easy recipes to the table with little, you are in the right place. Stuffed meat cannoli are a delicious and stringy dish that will make young and old go crazy with joy . Stuffed with ham and cheese, their preparation resembles that of meatballs but it is precisely in the shape that all their peculiarity lies.

In fact, imagine creating a base of minced meat perfumed with parsley, garlic and parmesan and held together by the eggs and then giving it the shape of a cannoli . The inside contains one of the most loved fillings of all but as always, starting from the basic recipe of the wrapper, you can make many different fillings. In fact, cannoli stuffed with baked meat are really very versatile.

Stuffed meat cannoli
Stuffed meat cannoli

How to prepare the recipe for stuffed meat cannoli

  1. Combine the minced meat, Parmesan, chopped parsley and egg in a bowl. Knead well and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Form a ball and roll it out between two sheets of parchment paper giving it the shape of a rectangle. From this larger one, make 8 smaller squares by cutting with a knife.
  3. Place on each of them half a slice of ham and two slices of provolone (or scamorza).
  4. Close by rolling well in your hands and sealing the closing point.
  5. Cook the stuffed minced meat cannoli in a pan with a drizzle of oil for 5-6 minutes , just long enough for the meat to cook.
  6. Serve them immediately, hot and racy.

To prepare the cannoli stuffed with baked meat, place them once ready in a baking dish lined with parchment paper and cook at 180 ° C for 20 minutes , turning them halfway through cooking.

Also take a look at our collection of meatball recipes and for some time you will know very well what to cook second!

Pistachio meat cannoli

The variations of this recipe are really many but if you are looking for a simple and tasty one then try the one with pistachios. To prepare them, proceed as per the recipe, creating squares of minced meat . Spread on each of them a teaspoon of pistachio pesto and then cover with crescenza (200 g in total). Close tightly, gently pressing the contact points and cook in a pan for 5-6 minutes with a drizzle of oil. Before serving, decorate the ends with chopped pistachios.


Meat cannoli can be kept in the refrigerator for a couple of days . You can consume them after heating them in a pan for a few minutes or simply at room temperature.

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