Mushroom Ravioli and Creamy Pesto Sauce
with Toasted Walnuts
Make meal time your 'me' time. This big ol' bowl of mushroom ravioli, smothered in a decadent pesto and Parmesan cream sauce with crunchy walnuts, is a simple luxury worth savouring.
Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.
(Contains Egg, Milk, Wheat)
(Contains Walnuts/Noix de Grenoble)
Parmesan Cheese, shredded
Cream Sauce Spice Blend
Not included in your delivery
Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Add 10 cups water and 1 tbsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, roughly chop parsley. Peel, then finely chop shallot.Thinly slice mushrooms.
Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat.When hot, add walnuts to the dry pan. Toast, stirring often, until golden-brown, 4-5 min. (TIP: Keep an eye on walnuts so they don't burn!)Transfer walnuts to a plate.
Reheat the same pan over medium-high.When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 4-5 min. Season with salt and pepper.Remove from heat. Transfer mushrooms to a plate, then cover to keep warm.
Reheat the same pan over medium. When hot, add 1 tbsp butter (dbl for 4 ppl), then swirl the pan until melted. Add shallots. Cook, stirring often, until tender, 1-2 min. Sprinkle Cream Sauce Spice Blend over top. Stir to coat shallots.Add 1/2 cup milk (dbl for 4 ppl), cream cheese and half the Parmesan.Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring often, until sauce is smooth and thickens slightly, 1-2 min. Remove the pan from heat.
When sauce is almost done, add ravioli to the boiling water. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 2-3 min. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water (dbl for 4 ppl), then drain and return ravioli to the same pot, off heat.
Add sauce, pesto and half the reserved pasta water to the pot with ravioli. (TIP: For a lighter sauce consistency, add more reserved pasta water, 1-2 tbsp at a time, if desired.) Season with salt and pepper, then toss gently to combine. Divide ravioli between bowls, then top with mushrooms. Sprinkle walnuts, parsley and remaining Parmesan over top.