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Lobster Ravioli with Shallot Vodka Cream Sauce

June 30, 2016
Photo by Rosalba R
Author Notes

This is lobster ravioli with a creamy twist on vodka sauce with a bit a heat (if desired) . —Rosalba R

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 40 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • 1 28 oz. can of San Marzano Tomatoes
  • 1 12 ct. box Lobster Ravioli
  • 1 16 oz container heavy cream
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil chifinad divided
  • 1 pinch red chili flakes (optional)
  • 5 - 6 shallots minched
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 pinch ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 ounces of pecorino romano cheese (optional)
In This Recipe
  1. add butter to a sauce pan, add minced shallots add a pinch of salt and pepper , sauté shallots until soft.
  2. add 1 cup of vodka either flambé or let alcohol evaporate.
  3. add can of tomatoes, crush with your hands as you add to the saucepan.
  4. add bay leaf, basil, sugar, Chile flakes to the pan.
  5. bring to simmer, and simmer on low to medium heat for 20-30 minutes, adjust any flavors to taste during this process.
  6. while the sauce is on low heat use an emersion blender to puree the sauce. Safe than a regular blender because you want to do this while the sauce is hot.
  7. add heavy cream to the pureed sauce and blend. Bring the cream back to a low boil to combine flavors ( Can add chopped shrimp to this step if desired).
  8. Cook ravioli to product instructions drain and add a cup or the sauce to the ravioli mix gently to coat.
  9. serve family style or in individual servings. Top ravioli with additional sauce, cheese and basil to garnish.
  10. Sauce can be made ahead, can be used with any style pasta as well as tortellini.

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