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Meat Ravioli Recipe

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Added: Monday, August 31, 2009


2 eggs, beaten
1/2 c. bread crumbs
1/4 c. grated Italian cheese
1/4 c. water
1 clove garlic, finely minced
3 T. parsley, finely minced or
3 T. cooked spinach, finely minced
Salt and Pepper to taste
3/4 lb. beef & 1/4 lb. pork; mix together

Mix all ingredients thoroughly in large bowl. This mixture can also be used for meat manicottis and stuffed macaroni.

Ravioli Dough:
6 c. flour
4 eggs
2 T. shortening
1 c. water
1 t. salt

Mix dough ingredients together. Let stand 10 minutes; divide dough in portions and roll out on lightly floured surface until paper thin. Cut dough for each ravioli with a glass or biscuit cutter.
Use approximately 1 heaping teaspoon of meat filling in each ravioli. Place filling about 3 inches from edge of dough. Fold dough over filling and press edges together with a fork. Place on floured cloth until ready to cook.

Cook in plenty of salted boiling water until tender. Drain; remove with slotted spoon and place on platter. Serve with tomato sauce; top with grated cheese. This dough can also be used to make to make homemade noodles.

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