Walnut Room Butternut Squash Ravioli

Carole F

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@BakersQueen

I love my magazines..I always seem to find such wonderful, and delicious recipes from them. This one really caught my eye..made with store bought ravioli..can't wait to try it.

This recipe is from Macy's on North State Street, in Chicago.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2
8 or 9 ounce packages of refrigerated butternut squash or four-cheese ravioli
1
medium leek
6
cloves garlic, minced (1 tablespoon)
2 Tbsp
canola oil or vegetable oil
3/4 c
whipping cream
1/2 c
vegetable broth
1/4 c
loosely packed fresh italian (flat leaf) parsley leaves
1/4 c
dried cranberries
1/4 c
roasted red sweet pepper, well drained and cut into thin strips
1 Tbsp
fresh sage chiffonade*
1 tsp
black ground pepper
1/2 Tbsp
kosher salt
1/4
crumbled gorgonzola or other blue cheese (1 ounce)
3 Tbsp
pumpkin seeds, toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook ravioli according to package directions; drain. Return to pan. Cover; keep warm.
2
Trim and discard roots and green portions from leek. Halve leek lengthwise. Wash thoroughly; pat dry with paper towels. Cut into 1/2-inch slices (you should have 1/2 cup).
3
In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add leek and garlic. Cook and stir until leek is tender. Add whipping cream, broth, parsley, cranberries, red pepper slices, sage chiffonade, black pepper and salt. Add ravioli; toss gently to coat. Cook until heated through; stir occasionally. Do not boil.
4
Serve topped with Gorgonzola cheese and pumpkin seeds.
5
*Note: to make sage Chiffonade, stack fresh sage. Starting at long edge, roll up the leaves. Using sharp knife, slice into thin strips.
6
It also calls for 12 Sage leaves, fried..optional

In a heavy pan, heat 1 inch of veg. oil to 350. Fry the sage leaves in the hot oil for 25-30 seconds or until the oil stops bubbling. Remove sage with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel.

Use the fried sage leaves as a garnish. (12 in all) This recipe serves 4.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy