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Baked cannelloni is a lighter alternative to lasagna and has the same big, bold flavors.
1. To make Sauce: Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, and sauté 7 minutes, or until soft. Add garlic, sage, and oregano; stir until combined. Add tomatoes and vinegar, and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 10 minutes. Purée with immersion blender.
2. To make Cannelloni: Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onion; sauté 10 minutes. Add zucchini and corn; increase heat to medium-high. Sauté 3 to 5 minutes, or until beginning to brown. Stir in garlic and sage; remove from heat. Stir in ricotta, 2 Tbs. Parmesan, and nutmeg.
3. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Add noodles, and cook 3 minutes, or until noodles bend without breaking. Drain, and cool in large bowl of cold water. Drain again, pat dry, and stack on cutting board. Halve noodles width-wise.
4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spoon 1/2 cup Sauce into 9-inch square baking dish.
5. Spoon 3 Tbs. zucchini mixture down center of 1 halved noodle. Roll into a tube, and place seam side down in dish. Repeat with remaining noodles and filling. Pour remaining Sauce over Cannelloni in dish. Sprinkle with remaining 2 Tbs. Parmesan and mozzarella, if using. Bake 25 minutes, or until cheese melts and Sauce is bubbly.
STORE/SERVE Cool, and cover tightly with foil. Refrigerate 3 days, or freeze up to 1 month. Thaw, and reheat, covered, in 350°F oven 20 to 25 minutes, or until hot in center.
- Calories 314
- Carbohydrate Content 42 g
- Cholesterol Content 24 mg
- Fat Content 10 g
- Fiber Content 4 g
- Protein Content 15 g
- Saturated Fat Content 4 g
- Sodium Content 536 mg
- Sugar Content 12 g