Spinach and ricotta ravioli

Serve with basil and grated parmesan, this delicious classic spinach and ricotta ravioli is easier to make than you think.

4

1h

Note: + cooling & 30 mins resting time

15m

Ingredients

  • 1 quantity basic pasta dough
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g jar tomato passata
  • Pinch of caster sugar
  • Spinach & ricotta filling
  • 200g Coles Australian Baby Spinach
  • 200g firm ricotta
  • 1/2 cup (40g) finely grated parmesan
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

Method

STEP 1

To make spinach and ricotta filling, spray a frying pan with olive oil spray. Place over medium heat. Add spinach and cook, tossing, for 2-3 mins or until spinach wilts. Transfer to a colander to cool. Use your hands to squeeze as much liquid from spinach as possible. Finely chop and combine in a bowl with ricotta, parmesan and nutmeg. Season.

STEP 2

Roll out the pasta dough and fill with the spinach and ricotta filling using the steps opposite.

STEP 3

Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until soft. Stir in garlic. Cook for 1 min or until aromatic. Stir in the passata and sugar. Season.

STEP 4

Meanwhile, cook the ravioli in a large saucepan of boiling water for 2 mins or until the ravioli rise to the surface and are al dente.

STEP 5 

Use a slotted spoon to transfer the ravioli to the pasta sauce and gently toss to coat. Season with pepper. 

 Serve with. basil and grated parmesan

 Swap me: For a meat filling, swap ricotta for beef or pork sausages, casings removed

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