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How to make Home-Made Italian Ravioli

Roz’s Family RAVIOLI Spinach & Cheese Filling

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  • Author: Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina
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  • Category: Pasta
  • Cuisine: Italian


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  • 1 cup whole milk *see notes below
  • 2 large eggs *see notes below
  • 2 packages frozen spinach or swiss chard
  • 2 cups freshly-grated parmigiana cheese
  • 1 tsp. freshly-grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. allspice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (and then to taste)
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup plain breadcrumbs


  1. Heat milk on a medium-low stove burner.
  2. Add eggs, but do not cook the eggs, just keep this mixture 'warm'.
  3. Cook frozen spinach according to package instruction and then drain very well.
  4. Add strained spinach (or swiss chard) to the warm milk/egg mixture.
  5. Add the parmigiana cheese and mix in well.
  6. Add nutmeg, allspice, salt, and pepper. Taste and add more if desired.
  7. Add the breadcrumbs,
  8. At this point add more parmigiana cheese if desired . . . and make any other adjustments you feel is warranted for your taste preferences.
  9. Form into nice 1″ round balls and place on the pasta dough strips.
  10. Follow the photo instructions for rolling out ravioli shapes.
  11. Bon Apetito!


1-¼ cup of ricotta cheese can be substituted for the milk and egg, mixture.

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