Jewel Sweet Potato Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce

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Jewel Sweet Potato Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce
Jewel Sweet Potato Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce
Antonis Anchilleos

Jewel Sweet Potato Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce

If you like to make fresh pasta dough, make a batch and roll it out for these ravioli. Alternatively, buy fresh pasta sheets, then roll them slightly thinner, and cut them into strips to form individual ravioli. Store-bought wonton wrappers make this recipe even easier for anyone who doesn't have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen.

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4
Servings
2039
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
32 ravioli

Ingredients

For the butter sauce

  • 3/4 Cups unsalted butter
  • 12 large sage leaves, stacked and cut crosswise into thin shreds
  • Pinch of kosher or fine sea salt

For the ravioli

  • 1 3/4 Pound Jewel or other dark orange-fleshed sweet potatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon minced sage
  • 1 Teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 64 wonton wrappers, kept refrigerated until ready to use
  • Grated pecorino, for serving

Directions

For the butter sauce

In a small frying pan, melt the butter over medium heat and heat until it just begins to brown, 2-3 minutes. Add the sage and crisp in the butter for 30 seconds. Remove from the heat and season with the salt. Set aside and keep warm until ready to serve.

For the ravioli

Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 425 degrees.

Rub the cut sides of the sweet potatoes with the oil. Place cut side down on a rimmed baking sheet and roast until very tender when pierced with a fork, 30-45 minutes. Set aside until cool enough to handle. Scoop the flesh into a bowl, discarding the skins. Use a potato masher, ricer, or food mill to mash the potatoes until completely smooth.

In a small frying pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté until soft but not brown, about 1 minute. Add the sage and crisp in the butter for 30 seconds. Remove from the heat and stir in the salt and pepper. Add to the sweet potatoes in the bowl and mix to combine.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. On a clean work surface, arrange 8 wonton wrappers in a row. Keep the remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel to prevent them from drying out. For each raviolo, measure a level 1 tablespoon of the filling and mound it in the center of a wrapper.

Lightly brush the edges of the wrapper with water to moisten them. Place another wonton wrapper on top and gently press around the filling to release any air pockets. Using a 2 ¾-inch round biscuit cutter or fluted cookie cutter, cut out the raviolo and crimp the edges. As the ravioli are formed, transfer them to the baking sheet. Repeat to make the remaining ravioli.

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and gently add the ravioli. Reduce the heat so the water boils gently (otherwise the ravioli could split apart) and cook until tender, 4-5 minutes. Using a large slotted spoon or a wire skimmer, transfer the cooked ravioli to individual warmed plates or shallow bowls. Spoon the sauce over the ravioli and finish with a generous sprinkling of pecorino. Serve immediately.

Sweet Potato Shopping Tip

Only buy potatoes that are firm, intact, and without any sprouts or green parts.

Sweet Potato Cooking Tip

Potatoes oxidize quickly; have a bowl full of cold water to put your potatoes after cutting them in order stop them from oxidizing.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
49g
76%
Sugar
8g
N/A
Saturated Fat
26g
100%
Cholesterol
145mg
48%
Protein
54g
100%
Carbs
340g
100%
Vitamin A
1757µg
100%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3%
Vitamin B6
0.7mg
35.8%
Vitamin C
7mg
11%
Vitamin D
0.7µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
2mg
12%
Vitamin K
91µg
100%
Calcium
393mg
39%
Fiber
17g
69%
Folate (food)
123µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
722µg
100%
Folic acid
353µg
N/A
Iron
20mg
100%
Magnesium
174mg
43%
Monounsaturated
13g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
29mg
100%
Phosphorus
526mg
75%
Polyunsaturated
5g
N/A
Potassium
1159mg
33%
Riboflavin (B2)
2mg
100%
Sodium
3044mg
100%
Thiamin (B1)
3mg
100%
Trans
2g
N/A
Zinc
5mg
30%

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