Mains, Vegetarian

Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni

Cooking method:

Ninja Speedi Rapid Cooker
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Total time: 59 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Wheat

Recipe tags


  • 400g baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed
  • NADA Salt and ground black pepper, as desired
  • 2 cans (400g each) chopped tomatoes
  • 500g ricotta
  • 40g finely grated Parmesan or vegetarian equivalent
  • 15g basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 250g dried cannelloni tubes
  • 2 balls mozzarella (125g each), drained, roughly torn
  • NADA

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Place spinach in cooking pot. Close the lid and flip the SmartSwitch to RAPID COOKER. Select STEAM and set time to 1 minute. Select START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will steam for approx. 4 minutes, before countdown time begins).

  • Step 2

    When cooking is finished, open the lid and remove spinach from cooking pot and place in a colander or sieve. Allow to cool, then press or squeeze to extract as much liquid from the spinach as possible. Then roughly chop and set aside.


  • Step 3

    Wipe out the pot and dry. Flip the SmartSwitch to AIR FRY/HOB. Select SEAR/SAUTÉ and set to 4. Add oil to cooking pot. Allow oil to preheat for 2 minutes. Add onion, garlic, a pinch of salt and cook, stirring regularly, until soft for about 4 minutes. Stir in chopped tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes stirring regularly. Select START/STOP to stop cooking.


  • Step 4

    In a large bowl, stir together the ricotta, Parmesan, basil, nutmeg, salt, pepper and spinach. Spoon mixture into a large piping bag and pipe into the cannelloni tubes.

  • Step 5

    Place filled cannelloni tubes in cooking pot, arranging them in a layer on top of the tomato sauce, ensure they are coated in sauce. Scatter the mozzarella on top.

  • Step 6

    Close the lid and flip the SmartSwitch to RAPID COOKER. Select STEAM AIR FRY, set temperature to 200˚C and set time to 12 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will STEAM for approximately 6 minutes, before countdown time begins).

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, leave to stand with the lid closed for 5 minutes. Open lid, carefully remove the pot and serve cannelloni hot.