Ricotta and Bacon Ravioli with AlceNero Tomato Sauce and new cookbook

Half-moon ravioli with a delicious filling of soft ricotta and crispy bacon!

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My 3rd cookbook project is finished, printed and released and guess what? It’s completely free of charge!

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The book gathers a total of  fourteen 30-minute recipes made using Aiam Brand and Alce Nero products.

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I have designed all the recipes and taken all the pictures

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It was a fun project to work on which gave the chance to experiment new recipes and try some amazingly, high quality products like Alce Nero organic pastas, sauces, honey and extra virgin olive oil, as well as Aiam Brand coconut oil and tuna!

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Oh, almost forgot to say that the book is bilingual: Chinese and English!

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Whoever of you who would like to get a copy of the book, please email: expatcucina@gmail.com!

Now, time to cook! Today I am going to share with you this easy ravioli recipe. Enjoy 🙂

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 24 ravioli sheets
  • 125 gr fresh ricotta cheese
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tbps + 2 tbps grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp dry parsley
  • 1/2 jar of Alce Nero Tomato and Basil pasta sauce
  • 100 gr bacon (lardon)

Grab some French lardon (or fresh pancetta)

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fry it up in a skillet until crispy (no need to add oil), them move it to kitchen paper

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Grate up some mozzarella cheese

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Crack open one egg and divide the yolk from the white

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In a bowl combine ricotta cheese, mozzarella, Parmesan cheese, the chopped lardon, salt, pepper and the egg yolk

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Now take he ravioli sheets (I used the one for making Chinese Jiaozi)

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In the center or each sheet place one small ball of filling

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brush some egg white along the edges and sealed your raviolo. Then using a fork gently press down the edges

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Repeat until you have used up all the filling and sheets

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Bring up a pot of water to boil, and cook your ravioli for about 5 minutes. Drain them out

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Grab some tasty organic tomato and basil sauce

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Spread a spoon full across your serving plate

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Lay the ravioli and sprinkle them with grated Parmesan cheese and dry parsley

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serve them immediately

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enjoy with a good glass of red wine

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Happy weekend!

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If you try this recipe, tag me on IG @the_fit_mediterranean

Love

-Dani

About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.