*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              CAJUN CANNELLONI
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Seafood
                 Meats
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -Waldine Van Geffen VGHC42A
    1       lb           Ricotta cheese
      1/2   c            Parmesan cheese -- grated
      2/3   c            Romano cheese -- grated
      1/2   lb           Mozzarella cheese -- shred
      1/4   lb           Crawfish tails -- cut small
                         -pieces
      1/4   lb           Crabmeat
    1       lg           Link boudin (or smoked)
                         -sausage -- chop small pieces
    1       lb           Link Italian sausage -- cut
                         -small pieces
   28                    Canneloni shells
    4                    Eggs
    2                    Jalapeno peppers -- chopped
    1       t            Tabasco
                         SAUCE
      1/2   c            Red wine
    3       c            Tomato sauce
    2       sm           Cans tomato paste
      1/2   c            Butter
    4       tb           Olive oil
      1/4   c            Onion -- diced
      1/4   c            Shallots -- slice thin
    1       t            Fresh ground white pepper
      1/8   c            Garlic -- chopped
      1/4   c            Mushrooms -- chopped
                         TOPPING
      1/4   c            Parmesan cheese -- grated
      1/4   lb           Mozzarella cheese -- shred
 
   Begin 2 hours ahead. Prepare sauce: Melt butter, mix
   with olive oil. Add peppercorns, onion, garlic. Saute
   several miniutes. Add mushrooms; saute several minutes
   more. Add tomato sauce and paste. Simmer 1 hour or
   more. Cook sausages well in pan; add jalapenos and
   Tabasco. Add crawfish and saute 5 minutes more. Add
   crab; saute a few more minutes. Blend Romano, Parmesan
   and mozzarella in mixing bowl with ricotta. Add
   sausage, crab, crawfish mixture. Add eggs; mix
   thoroughly.. Cook canneloni in rapidly boiling water 7
   to 10 minutes or until shells are cooked but firm.
   Remove shells from water and stuff with mixture when
   cool to the touch. Arrange shells in large greased
   baking pan. Cover with sauce. Slice remaining
   mozzarella and arrange on top. Top with grated
   Parmesan. Bake 40 minutes at 350~. Put under broiler
   for last 5 minutes to brown cheese topping. Source:
   Times-Picayune
  
 
 
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