Ravioli with Alfredo Sauce
purchased ravioli (Costco's Monterrey Organic Spinach and Cheese is good)
1 recipe of Alfredo Sauce (below)
Extra grated Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese
Directions: Cook ravioli as directed on package. Mix with Alfredo Sauce. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese. For added color, place ravioli in an oven safe dish and run under the broiler till cheese is a toasty golden color. Sprinkle on chopped Parsley. Serve immediately. Makes 3 to 4 servings.
Alfredo Sauce Ingredients:Directions: Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add cream cheese. Using a wire whisk, incorporate cheese into butter. Add heavy cream, Parmesan cheese and garlic and stir into butter mixture. Bring to a simmer and keep at a simmer for 15 -20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Makes about 3 1/2 cups of sauce.
1 stick butter
2 T. cream cheese (not low-fat)
1 pint heavy cream (organic)
3/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
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