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Confused by spinach and ricotta cannelloni - help!

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WhyBeDennyDifferent Wed 07-Mar-18 16:08:45

All the recipes I’ve looked at say different things, I’m confused as to what to top it with. Do I make a bechamel sauce? Jamie Oliver says to use creme fraiche. Others say you only need a tomato sauce.

What should I use?

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Blondie1984 Wed 07-Mar-18 16:42:01

Whichever you like the sound of....

bookgirl1982 Wed 07-Mar-18 19:40:47

The Gordon Ramsay recipe is really nice, and you can make with premade tubes rather than fresh sheets

Hellywelly10 Wed 07-Mar-18 20:37:31

Creme fresh is easier but I think bechamel is traditional.

Doje Wed 07-Mar-18 20:42:08

I use a recipe that calls for mascarpone mixed with a bit of milk (just to add another one to the mix!) But actually have used whatever's in the fridge before :- mix of creme fraiche, milk, mascarpone. As long as you top with cheese I don't think it matters!

LynetteScavo Wed 07-Mar-18 20:43:44

I use spinach and ricotta in the base, then pasta covered in tomato sauce, toooed with melted mozzarella.

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