How to Make Chicken Cannelloni

· August 18, 2018
Besides being a delicious recipe, chicken cannelloni stands out because of its versatility and the time it takes to make it, so we can enjoy it at any time

Today, you’ll learn a few things about making chicken cannelloni.

After all, if there’s one type of meat that has stuck around through cultures, languages ​​and years, it is definitely chicken.

A very interesting fact is that it requires innovation, creativity and desire to make something delicious and very healthy. Characteristics found in this recipe and that will help you kill some time and nourish yourself like you should.

That’s because, surely with so much responsibility, loads of daily stress and obligations when you get home, you don’t have any energy to take on new things. However, you have to learn to fight it, and what better way to do that than by making chicken cannelloni?

Also, one of the most striking and extraordinary things about this recipe is that when making chicken cannelloni, they can literally be filled with the thing that you like the most. That makes them even more appetizing, because you won’t find any ingredient that you can’t add to them.

An example to illustrate this idea is that the filling usually consists of vegetables, other types of meat, fish, or even whatever leftovers you have in the fridge that you don’t know what to do with.

Because of that, and because it is good for your health, today in STH we recommend that you make this dish. There are several points in its favor: it is not difficult to make, it does not involve complicated steps, and from gathering the ingredients to sitting down at the table, you will only need 30 minutes. 

There’s no excuse to not try it. Think of everything you can do with chicken breasts and, instead of making them fried, roasted or some other way, cut them into strips and turn them into a versatile, unique and very delicious dish.

What you should do to make chicken cannelloni

Now, we have to take a minute to look at the benefits of this chicken cannelloni recipe. And, if we are emphasizing the importance of good nutrition, you should know what you are about to eat.

Chicken breast

In this dish, you will find white onions, tomato, sweet and salty condiments such as nutmeg and black pepper. All ingredients that have an impact on your body and that, when mixed together, provide calories, vitamins and protein.

So, in addition to suppressing your hunger and giving you that feeling of having eaten a different and delicious dish, you will also be giving your body that nutrients that it needs.

If you look closely, you are eating vegetables, animal protein and dairy in ideal quantities. This will help keep your digestion normal. You will also be accumulating energy that you will need later in order to keep an upbeat lifestyle.

When you sit down to eat, you’ll know that everyone is eating healthy. Be the best cook and learn how to make chicken cannelloni.

So, making delicious and innovative dishes like this one is not only beneficial for you, but also for your family.


  • 10 cannelloni shells
  • 3 large onions
  • 6 tablespoons of olive oil (90 mL)
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 5 tablespoons grated white cheese (100 g)
  • 1 tablespoon of salt (15 g)
  • 2 red tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 tablespoon of nutmeg (30 g)
  • 1 packet of bechamel cream (125 g)
  • 1 tablespoon ground white pepper (15 g)
chicken cannelloni


  1. Place a medium pot with water on the stove and bring to a boil.
  2. Once it has started to boil, add the cut onions, salt and nutmeg.
  3. In another small pot, make the bechamel sauce and keep it close. You will use it soon.
  4. Cover a pan with olive oil.
  5. Place the previously cut chicken breast fillets in the pan and fry them a little.
  6. Take the onions out when they start to get soft.
  7. Once the chicken is somewhat cooked, you should turn the stove off.
  8. Season with a little bit of the cooked onion and cheese.
  9. Add the chicken and mix everything well. Add the chopped tomato at the very end.
  10. Now, fill the cannellonis with the mixture you just made.

Finally, and remember: this recipe is not limited to just this. You can add some appetizers that you have and make this chicken cannelloni preparation even more delicious.