Fresh Ravioli with Ricotta

Patricia Stagich

Ingredients

Fresh Egg Pasta

  • 3 Cups  all-purpose flour
  • large eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  salt
  •   Warm water as needed

Ricotta Filling

  • 3 Cups  Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • small leeks, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 Cup  grated Parmesan cheese
  • large egg
  •   Salt and Pepper to taste

Tender pillows of fresh pasta with ricotta filling.

Directions

Fresh Egg Pasta

Combine all ingredients for the pasta in a stand mixer.
Using the dough hook, mix until combined and knead for about 5-6 minutes until smooth.
Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for one hour.

Divide the pasta into 6 equal portions.
Working with one piece of dough at a time, pass the dough through the pasta rollers starting with the widest setting and ending with the next-to-last setting.

Using a small ice cream scoop, make a row of filling mounds along the length of the pasta sheet.

Brush the dough with cool water along the edges and in between fillings to help seal.
Fold the bottom of the dough over the mounds of filling, lining up the edges of the top and
bottom.

Trim the edges with a pastry wheel, and cut into rectangles between the fillings.

At this point, ravioli can be refrigerated up to 4 hours or frozen.

Bring 6 quarts of salted water to a boil.  Slip the ravioli into the boiling water a few at a time.  Return to a boil, stirring gently until ravioli rise to the top.
Boil for about 5-6 minutes after the water returns to a boil.

Serve with your favorite marinara sauce and grated cheese.

Ricotta Filling

In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat
Add the leeks and cook until softened, about 3 minutes.  Let cool.
In a large bowl combine ricotta, Parmesan cheese, parsley and sauteed leeks.
Season with salt and pepper and stir in the egg.
Chill mixture while you make your pasta.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

632 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Sugar Conscious, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

32%

Servings:

6
  • Fat 184g 284%
  • Carbs 329g 110%
  • Saturated 93g 463%
  • Fiber 12g 50%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 195g 391%
  • Cholesterol 1,383mg 461%
  • Sodium 3,719mg 155%
  • Calcium 3,129mg 313%
  • Magnesium 273mg 68%
  • Potassium 1,826mg 52%
  • Iron 28mg 155%
  • Zinc 18mg 118%
  • Phosphorus 2,886mg 412%
  • Vitamin A 7,024IU 140%
  • Vitamin C 11mg 18%
  • Thiamin (B1) 3mg 216%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 5mg 285%
  • Niacin (B3) 24mg 119%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 61%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 958µg 239%
  • Vitamin B12 6µg 102%
  • Vitamin D 7µg 2%
  • Vitamin E 10mg 50%
  • Vitamin K 78µg 97%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 68g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 13g
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