Spinach Beef Ravioli Filling Recipe

| January 16, 2006 | 0 Comments

Yesterday was a cooking day for me. I made butternut squash for the family, pasta, bread, chocolate chip cookies, green beans for the baby . . . I made so much that some of the cooking spilled into today.

Today, I made a nutritious filling for homemade ravioli. It’s awesome — adding a hearty dose of spinach packs a good health punch to this ravioli filling. I made my dough from scratch, but if you prefer you can use wonton wrappers to form the raviolis.

See also Easy Homemade Pierogies.

Spinach Beef Ravioli filling
makes enough to fill 1 lb pasta

1 lb ground beef
2 cloves garlic, sliced and roughly chopped
1 can whole spinach

In frying pan, brown ground beef with garlic, breaking it up as you cook. Stir in spinach, with juices from the pan. Mix well over medium heat.

Season to taste with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes.

Remove from burner and let cool 5 minutes.

Transfer to a food processor or blender and puree.

Category: Beef, pasta

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