Making homemade ravioli is a great way to spend an afternoon. It's one of those culinary undertakings that make you feel like a champ hours later once you bite into a tender square filled with goodness. With these creative homemade ravioli recipes you'll be able to channel your inner Mario Batali and make a feast any Italian nonna would be proud of. Here's what to make:
1. BUTTERNUT SQUASH RAVIOLI
You'll love this homemade ravioli filled with tender butternut squash, mascarpone, Parmesan and a hint of nutmeg. It's best served with brown butter and sage.
2. CHARD AND RICOTTA RAVIOLI
Black chickpeas, swiss chard, black garlic, ricotta and nutmeg make an enticing filling for this gourmet homemade ravioli recipe from Mario Batali.
3. SEAWATER RAVIOLI
This creative recipe for seawater ravioli is great for entertaining. Your guests will get a kick out of the see-through pasta filled with scallop and shrimp.
4. CHEESE RAVIOLI
Here's the perfect ravioli recipe for vegetarians. It features a fresh dough filled with a blend of Italian cheeses and wild herbs.
5. RICE RAVIOLI
6. LEMON RAVIOLI
7. BANANA RAVIOLI
Ravioli makes for a stunning dessert and Brazilian chef Alex Atala proves it with his recipe for banana, lime, caramel and priprioca ravioli.