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Bread and bacon ravioli with bean cream and shrimps

4 2 h Easy


  • 12 Big shrimps
  • 150 gr. of fresh pasta (see here)
  • 200 gr. of borlotti beans (the canned ones are ok)
  • 100 gr of vegetable brunoise (onion,sellery and carrot diced)
  • 60 gr. of smoked bacon
  • 60 gr of bread
  • 50 gr. of tomato sauce
  • 10 gr. of pecorino cheese
  • 1/2 egg
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4 sprigs of rosemary
  • Olive oil
  • red chilly
  • Salt


  • Clean the shrimps and keep the heads
  • Fry gently the bunoise in a bit of oil and garlic, pour into the pan 1 Lt. of water, the shrimps heads and the beans. Cook for 1 hour.
  • Fry gently the rest of the garlic in oil with 1 sprig of rosemary and a bit of red chilly.
  • Filter and add to the beans.
  • Remove the heads and, using a food processor, whip finely.
  • Chop the bacon and fry it in oil, add the bread (chopped), cook for a couple of minutes. Let it cool down the add the beaten egg, the pecorino cheese, some chopped rosemary, a pinch of salt and some chilly. ( this is the filling for the ravioli).
  • Roll the pasta (unless you use the ready made one) put little piles of the filling, close the ravioli and cook in salty water.
  • While the ravioli are cookink, sautè for two minutes in a pan the shrimps with some rosemary and red chilly.
  • Spread the bean cream into a plate, put the ravioli on top and garnish with the shrimps, a little olive oil and a sprig of rosemary.



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