Pumpkin ravioli

 

Ingredients:

  • 400 grams of flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 200 grams of pumpkin in cubes
  • 1 white onion in small pieces
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 6 tablespoons Neolea olive oil
  • pinch of paprika powder
  • 150 grams of ricotta cheese
  • handful of fresh sage
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, mix the flour, eggs, a pinch of salt and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil into a compact dough. Cover it and put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, cook the pumpkin, onion and garlic in big pot of boiling water for 20 minutes, until the pumpkin is completely soft. Drain this and puree together with the ricotta, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, the paprika powder and some salt and pepper until it’s a smooth mixture.
  3. Remove the dough from the refrigerator and roll it out on a clean counter. Make sure you have some extra flour on stand by for the dough and the roller in case it gets sticky. Roll it out as thin as possible.
  4. Take a small round glass or cookie cutter to cut out circles.
  5. Place one teaspoon of the mixture in the center of the circle, place another circle on top, press gently and set aside. Repeat until everything is used up.
  6. Bring a pan of water to a boil and cook the ravioli 10 pieces at the time, when they boil to the top of the pan, they are cooked.
  7. In a separate sauce pan, heat the remaining olive oil together with the sage until the sage is a little crispy. Pour this over the cooked ravioli and serve with pieces of walnut. 

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