Cannelloni

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Not to be confused with Cannellini or Cannoli.
Cannelloni
Cannelloni mit Hackfleischfüllung.jpg
Origin
Alternative name(s) Large Reeds
Place of origin Italy
Type Pasta
Some shapes of pasta

Cannelloni (pronounced [kannelˈloːni]; Italian for "large reeds") are a cylindrical type of pasta generally served baked with a filling and covered by a sauce in Italian cuisine. Some types of cannelloni need to be boiled beforehand, while for others it is enough to use a more dilute sauce or filling.

Popular stuffings include spinach and ricotta or minced beef. The sauces typically used are tomato underneath and besciamella sauce to cover the top.

The pasta shapes called manicotti or "maniche" are almost identical.

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