Simple Cheese Ravioli Bacon & Peas
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Serves: 4
 
This five ingredient pasta dish includes frozen ravioli bacon peas and is super simple to whip up on a busy weeknight.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb good quality Frozen Ravioli
  • ½ lb Bacon
  • 1¾ c frozen Peas
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • Fresh Romano Cheese, grated
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook bacon in large skillet until browned and slightly crisp. Place on paper towel lined plate and set aside.
  2. Pour grease into a heat safe container and reserve.
  3. Cook Ravioli according to package directions, don't overcook or the dish will be soggy.
  4. To pan you cooked bacon in, add 2 Tbs reserved grease and saute garlic, over med-low heat, until translucent.
  5. Add frozen peas to garlic and saute until heated thoroughly. Add up to 2 more Tbs of bacon grease to keep from sticking. Be sure to scrape up any bits of bacon.
  6. When ravioli is cooked through, remove from water with slotted spoon and add to skillet with peas. Gently stir the mixture together, can add up to ¼ cup of pasta water or a few more tablespoons of the reserved bacon grease depending on taste.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Serve topped with a teaspoon of fresh grated romano cheese.
Notes
- I used cheese ravioli but this would also be delicious with chicken, spinach or mushroom ravioli. Or even tortellini!
Recipe by A Hen's Nest - NW PA Single Woman Mom Blog at http://ahensnest.com/2013/09/simple-cheese-ravioli-bacon-peas.html