Homemade HAM and CHEESE MANICOTTI with crepes

Homemade HAM and CHEESE MANICOTTI with crepes

Homemade ham and cheese manicotti made with “crespelle” (crepes) as they say in Italy.

Easy to prepare even in advance and very fast.

A dish for Sunday lunch or for a special occasion but also for every day.

They are lighter than pasta but very tasty. They can become a single meal if served with meat sauce.

These homemade manicotti will be one of the best meals of your life.

Homemade HAM and CHEESE MANICOTTI with crepes

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  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time15 Minutes
  • Cooking time10 Minutes
  • Serving20 crepes
  • CuisineItalian
202,17 Kcal
calories per serving
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  • Power 202,17 (Kcal)
  • Carbohydrates 12,42 (g) of which sugars 2,11 (g)
  • Proteins 10,72 (g)
  • Fat 12,57 (g) of which saturated 6,91 (g)of which unsaturated 4,79 (g)
  • Fibers 1,75 (g)
  • Sodium 14.630,26 (mg)

Indicative values for a portion of 100 g processed in an automated way starting from the nutritional information available on the CREA* and FoodData Central** databases. It is not food and / or nutritional advice.

* CREATES Food and Nutrition Research Center: https://www.crea.gov.it/alimenti-e-nutrizione https://www.alimentinutrizione.it ** U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, 2019. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov



  • 1.5 cupsflour (200 g)
  • 4egg
  • 2 cupsmilk (490 g)
  • 1 teaspoonsalt
  • q.s.butter (for pan )


  • 20 slicesham, high quality
  • 6 ouncescheese slice (175 g)


  • 1/2 cupcheese (grated Parmesan )
  • q.s.butter



  1. Put all the ingredients of the crepes in a blender.

    Blend until all ingredients are well blended and become smooth.

    Let it sit for 20 minutes.


  1. Melt one teaspoon of butter over medium heat in a 9-inch non-stick pan.

    Pour in a small amount of batter.

    Turn the pan to cover the bottom and form a thin film.

  2. Cook for about 20 sec. for each side.

    Transfer the crepe to the plate and continue until all the batter is finished.


  1. Place a slice of ham on each crepe, add cheese (fontina or mozzarella or gouda) and roll onto a baking tray with the seam facing down.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F

    Lightly grease the pan.

    Put a layer of sleeves.

  2. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan and a little butter.

    Bake in the oven at 350 F for 25 minutes. The last 3 minutes turn on the grill until the cheese melts


If you do not use the crepes immediately, wrap in cling film and refrigerate for 3 days or freeze for up to a month.

Alternatively you can fill them with a delicious blend of ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, romano and spinach.

Before cooking you can dress them with tomato sauce and extra Parmesan

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