Ricotta-Stuffed Spinach Ravioli
There’s a certain joy in crafting your own pasta pockets, delicate parcels that house delectable surprises. The Ricotta-Stuffed Spinach Ravioli is a celebration of textures and flavors – tender pasta, creamy ricotta cheese, and vibrant spinach. As you embark on this culinary adventure, you’ll find that making ravioli from scratch is a gratifying experience that results in a dish that’s as beautiful as it is delicious.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 large eggs
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- 1 cup fresh spinach, blanched and chopped
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by making the pasta dough. Form a mound of flour on a clean surface and create a well in the center.
- Crack the eggs into the well and slowly incorporate the flour into the eggs until a dough forms.
- Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and let it rest for 30 minutes.
- In a bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, chopped spinach, Parmesan cheese, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
- Roll out the pasta dough into thin sheets and spoon small portions of the ricotta-spinach mixture onto one sheet.
- Place another sheet on top and press around the filling to remove air pockets and seal the ravioli.
- Cut the ravioli into individual pieces and cook in boiling salted water until they float to the surface.
- Serve the ravioli with your favorite sauce and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Delight in the delicate blend of homemade pasta, creamy ricotta, and the earthy essence of spinach with these Ricotta-Stuffed Spinach Ravioli. A dish that speaks of craftsmanship and comfort, this recipe is sure to impress both your palate and your guests.
Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 340mg | Fiber: 3g
There’s something magical about creating a dish that’s both a feast for the eyes and a symphony for the taste buds. As you savor each bite of these homemade ravioli, you’re indulging in the art of cooking – where simple ingredients transform into culinary poetry. Share this dish with loved ones, and may every mealtime become a cherished memory.