Loading Video...

Homemade Ravioli with Two Fillings

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 2 hr 20 min
  • Active: 1 hr 50 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Tomato Sauce:

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 

Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 

One 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes 

2 teaspoons granulated garlic 

1 teaspoon onion powder 

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 

Kosher salt

To Serve:

Kosher salt

Grated Parmesan, for sprinkling

Fresh basil leaves, for garnish

Pasta:

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting

Kosher salt 

3 large eggs, plus 5 large egg yolks 

Meat Filling:

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 carrot, finely chopped 

1/4 onion, finely chopped 

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 

1/2 pound hot Italian sausage, casing removed 

Kosher salt

2 tablespoons tomato paste 

Ricotta-Sage Filling:

1 cup ricotta

1/4 cup grated parmesan 

1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh sage 

1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 

1 large egg 

Kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

Special equipment:
a pasta machine
  1. For the pasta: Combine the flour and 2 teaspoons salt on the countertop and make a well in the center. Add the eggs and yolks to the well and beat with a fork. Slowly work the flour into the eggs until the dough comes together. If it feels a little sticky, add a little more flour, about 1 teaspoon at a time, until it is just no longer sticky. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Let rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  2. For the meat filling: Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the carrot, onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 8 minutes. Increase the heat to medium-high and add the sausage and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook, stirring and breaking up any clumps, until browned, about 4 minutes. Add the tomato paste and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add a splash of water to loosen the mixture ever so slightly.
  3. For the ricotta-sage filling: Stir together the ricotta, parmesan, sage, zest, egg, 1/2 teaspoon salt and some pepper in a bowl.
  4. For the tomato sauce: Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add the crushed red pepper flakes and stir 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes, granulated garlic, onion powder, thyme, a pinch of salt and 1/2 cup water and bring to a simmer. Simmer until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Rewarm before serving.
  5. Cut the pasta dough into 6 equal pieces. Work with one piece at a time, leaving the remaining pieces covered in plastic wrap until ready to roll out. Flatten the dough into an approximately 1/4-inch-thick rectangle and dust it with flour. Roll the dough out on the widest setting of your pasta roller. Fold the dough into thirds and roll it through that setting again. Continue rolling out the dough, dusting with additional flour as necessary, adjusting the pasta roller to a narrower setting each time you roll, until the sheet of dough is a little thicker than 1/16th of an inch (usually the second to last setting on your roller).
  6. Lightly flour a sheet pan and set aside. Dust your work surface with a little flour and lay the pasta sheet down. Spoon a scant tablespoon of one of the fillings (alternate or mix and match) along the bottom part of the dough, leaving about an inch of space between each spoonful. Next, lightly brush the bottom edge and the spaces in between the filling with water. Fold the pasta in half to cover the filling and press the dough down around the filling, starting from the closed seam and working your way forward between each ravioli, pushing out as much air as possible, before sealing the front edge of the pasta. Use a knife or a pastry cutter to cut the individual ravioli. Press the sides with the tines of a fork to create indents along the border. Transfer the ravioli to the floured sheet pan and dust with a little additional flour. Roll out the remaining dough in the same manner and fill. Bring a large, wide pot of salted water to a boil. Add the ravioli and cook, adjusting the heat as necessary to maintain a gentle simmer, until the pasta is just tender (if you cut into one, you will no longer see a raw white line inside), about 4 minutes. Drain gently. Divide the ravioli among 6 shallow bowls and top with tomato sauce. Serve with additional Parmesan and garnish with the basil leaves.

Fudge Factor

Sifted: Plan-Ahead Valentine's Day Desserts Feb 6, 2013

By: Lauren Miyashiro

Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

Train Frontman Pat Monahan's Dark Chocolate Obsession Feb 11, 2013

By: Cameron Curtis

Train frontman Pat Monahan, an avid chocolate lover, shared with us his top five reasons for eating dark chocolate.

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …