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Homemade Ravioli Stuffed With Parsley, Lemon Zest And Garlic

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Egg yolks 5
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooked shrimp 1 Pound, peeled and tail removed
  Flat leaf parsley 1 Bunch (100 gm) (About 0.5 Cup Loosely Packed)
  Minced garlic/1 tablespoon jarred minced garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Zest of lemon 1 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 5 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced, about 2 tsp
  Half and half/Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated mozzarella/Gruyere or swiss 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

MAKING:
1. For the Shrimp filling: Add 1 ½ cup of parsley leaves, 1 tablespoon lemon zest, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 1 pound of cooked shrimp, ½ cup of extra virgin olive oil and blend in the food processor.
2. For the ravioli: Cut the pasta sheet into ravioli sized bits and fill each bit with the shrimp filling.
3. Place another sheet of pasta over the ravioli and bind the edges using a fork.
4. Heat a pan of water and slip the raviolis into the boiling water and let this cook for 3-4 minutes.
5. Remove the raviolis and drain the water off them.
6. For the Alfredo sauce: Melt 5 tablespoons of butter in a pan.
7. Add 2 cups of half and half milk, a dash of pepper and a tablespoon of minced garlic and simmer.
8. Add ½ cup of grated Parmesan cheese and cook.
9. Add ¾ cup of grated mozzarella cheese and cook.

FINALIZING:
10. Place the ravioli on a plate and pour the Alfredo sauce over it.

SERVING:
11. Serve 3-4 raviolis per person on a plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Ravioli
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Ravioli makes a good side dish. It tastes as good as its stuffing. If you wish to try a new stuffing for the ravioli watch this video and see how the chef prepares the stuffing and enjoy.

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