Fiorenzi Pancetta & Pear Stuffed Cannelloni Recipe


Fiorenzi Pancetta & Pear Stuffed Cannelloni

Pancetta and cheese stuffed cannelloni

Fiorenzi Pancetta & Pear Stuffed Cannelloni

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian


Pasta Sheets :

  • 6 each frozen individual pasta sheets thawed

Filling :

  • 2 & 1/2 cup . ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup Locatelli ® Crema di Pecorino
  • 1 c. shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 c. grated Locatelli ® Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • 1/4 c. fresh Basil “Chiffonade” strips , shred , chopped or tear plus more whole leaves for garnish
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1.5 cups pancetta or bacon diced ¼ inch thick rendered
  • 1.5 cups fresh diced pears ¼ inch thick
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Sauce :

  • 2.5 cups Locatelli ® Pecorino Romano Cheese sauce reserve 1.5 cups for topping see Locatelli Cheese Sauce Recipe
  • Topping for Cannelloni :
  • ½ cup. shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup. Shaved Locatelli ® Pecorino Romano Cheese


  • Step (1) Preheat Oven to 350 º , Make Locatelli Parmesan cheese sauce (see Parmesan cheese sauce recipe on website )
  • Step (2) Make ricotta Pancetta and Pear filling: in a large bowl, stir together ricotta, 1/2 cup mozzarella, ½ cup Locatelli ® Crema di Pecorino, 1/4 cup Grated Locatelli ® Pecorino Romano Cheese, diced browned Pancetta , fresh diced Pear , basil, and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside in the refrigerator until ready to stuff pasta sheets.
  • Step (3) Into the bottom of a large baking dish, ladle 1 cup of Locatelli ® Pecorino Romano Cheese Sauce . Smooth into an even layer at the bottom of the dish . Lay out thawed Pasta sheets , Spoon ricotta mixture in center , at end of sheet wet with water then roll into Cannelloni shape repeat process for each sheet , place side by side into baking dish, repeating until all ricotta mixture has been used. Top with remaining cheese sauce, mozzarella, and Shaved Locatelli ® Pecorino Romano Cheese. Bake @ 350 º degrees , until cheese is melted and bubbly, 15 to 20 minutes. Garnish with chiffonade of fresh basil and serve immediately.
Keyword manicotti, stuffed cannelloni, stuffed pasta



2021-05-13T14:29:15-04:00May 3rd, 2021|
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