Squash Stuffed Ravioli Made with Puff Pastry
 
 
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Main Course
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: Italian
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
For the Ravioli
  • 3 puff pastry sheets
  • 1 kilo / 2 lb. butternut squash cut in pieces
  • 6 tbsp Parmigiano Reggiano
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
For the Sauce
  • 1 ½ cup beef stock
  • ½ cup Marsala wine
  • 1 stick of fresh thyme
  • 1 stick of fresh sage
  • 200 ml light cream 15% fat
  • ½ cup evaporated milk
  • ¼ cup parmigiano reggiano
  • Salt and pepper
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
For the Filling
  1. Either bake or boil the squash until soft.
  2. Mash it in a bowl and add the parmesan, salt and pepper, the nutmeg and the olive oil.
  3. Put aside.
For the Pasta
  1. Take one puff pastry sheet and put it on a floured counter.
  2. With the rolling pin open it to make it a bit thinner than it already is.
  3. Put the short side towards you and cut it in strips of 8 cm / 3 in.
  4. In each strip ad 5 tsp of the mashed squash leaving about 2 cm. / 1 in. distance between them.
  5. Cover with the other strip and seal around the mashed squash.
  6. Cut either with a mold or with a knife and seal again to make sure that during boiling the filling won’t get out.
  7. Put them in a floured pan and flour them again, so as not to stick to each other.
  8. Now you can make another sheet with the remaining of the dough or simply make malfatti with them.
  9. Continue until all squash is used.
  10. Put aside and make the sauce.
For the Sauce
  1. In a deep pan add the stock the sage and thyme and bring to boil.
  2. Boil for 3 minutes and then remove the two sticks.
  3. Add the cream, the evaporated milk, salt and pepper.
  4. Reduce heat to slow and let simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the Marsala wine and let simmer for another 10 minutes.
  6. Add the parmesan and whisk until the cheese is dissolved completely.
  7. Boil pasta for about 3 to 5 minutes and then drain and throw it to the sauce pan.
  8. Cover the ravioli with the sauce and serve.
Recipe by Culinary Flavors at http://www.culinaryflavors.gr/squash-stuffed-ravioli-made-with-puff-pastry/