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Ravioli con pancetta e broccoli
Ingredients
For marinated tomatoes
  Cherry tomatoes 2 Pint, quatered
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
For pasta
  Chopped bacon 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Basil leaves 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs), chiffonade
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Broccoli head 1 Medium, cut in florets
  Lemon 1⁄2 , squeezed
  Ravioli 2 Cup (32 tbs) (cheese and spinach ravioli)
  Garlic cloves 2 , sliced in half
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For garnish
  Grated parmesan 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Using a sharp knife, cut the cherry tomatoes in quarters.
2. Place the tomatoes in a bowl and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper.
3. Stir the tomatoes and set aside.
4. Peel the garlic and cut in half vertically and cut the broccoli in small florets.
5. Chop bacon in small cubes.
6. Roll the basil leaves, and cut in thin strips.

MAKING
7. In a non-stick pan, heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and cook the bacon on high flame until, golden in color.
8. When the bacon is crispy, transfer it into a bowl.
9. In a pot with water add salt and bring to a boil, put the broccoli in and allow to boil for 5 to 6 minutes.
10. Remove the broccoli using a slotted spoon and place it on the bacon.
11. Drizzle the broccoli with olive oil and lemon juice, and toss well to mix.
12. In a the same water, stream in the 1/2 tablespoon olive oil , salt and pasta and allow to boil for 2 to 3 minutes.
13. Drain the pasta and set aside, and toss with 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil.

FINALIZING
14. In a non-stick pan, heat 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil and saute garlic.
15. Add in the cream and salt, stir and bring to a boil.
16. Put the basil, ravioli, broccoli and bacon, mix well and allow to cook for 3 minutes.
17. Transfer the ravioli in a pasta bowl , top with cherry tomatoes and stir well to mix.

SERVING
18.Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4
When you want to make your near and dear ones happy, you should be making Ravioli with Broccoli and Cream Sauce. That's exactly what the chef is doing her in this video. He is making this dish for his sister with great love and care. And he explains each and every step of it for everyone to follow. He isn't mentioning the quantity of ingredients but it’s really easy to make out from what is seen in the video. The dish looks absolutely colorful and mouth watering, something that shows it’s been made with gre

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