Cheese ravioli for Christmas Eve?

by Sherrie Accomando
(Wheaton Il )

Would you feel making cheese ravioli for Christmas Eve is too heavy?

Seeing as I have all kinds of fried & stuffed fish... we are Italian and usually I make linguine with garlic & oil or fish.

Any suggestions would be so appreciated!

Grazi,

Sherrie Accomando.

Answer: Hi Sherrie - I think, traditionally speaking, that cheese-filled ravioli could be perceived as being a little too heavy for this particular occasion. Or at least not the perfect choice.

I've asked the family and they reckon that fish ravioli with a light tomato sauce (i.e. maybe fresh cherry toms instead of a heavier sauce made from canned plum tomatoes) could be the way forward: it will be much lighter and in keeping with tradition!

Or else just stick to linguine with seafood.

Hope that helps et buon natale!

Matt.

PS: You can learn how to make easy half-moon-shaped 'pansotti' type ravioli ravioli recipes">on this page.

Plus I've got a whole section devoted to different ravioli recipes, for your future exploration. Enjoy!

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Dec 16, 2011
Ravioli on Christmas Eve
by: Sherrie

Matt,
Perfecto ..... fish filled ravioli , maybe some Lobster yum ..
I so appreciate your help ....
Buona Natale'

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