Ravioli with Shrimp & Lemon Cheese Sauce

My amazing tasting  recipe for Ravioli with Shrimp & Lemon Cheese Sauce is a perfect dinner for your favorite honey on a date night, combining decadent shrimp, sinfully delicious cheese ravioli with  a homemade creamy white sauce that has a hint of lemon and the peppery taste of fresh arugula.

I’m a big fan of this simple and super delicious recipe , yes I just tooted my horn on this recipe. I can remember how excited I was the day I made it for my husband for dinner.It has such a fresh and lovely presentation. If your Sweetie is a seafood and pasta guy this is certainly the way to heart on that special date night without the children.

Ravioli with Shrimp & Lemon Cheese SauceBelow you will find my recipe for Ravioli with Shrimp & Lemon Cheese Sauce to make your own special “Date night” dinner for your own sweetie.Don’t forget a nice bottle of wine and that stunning dress you’ve been saving for a special occasion, after all, it’s Date Night — It is a special occasion.

My amazing tasting  recipe for Ravioli with Shrimp & Lemon Cheese Sauce is a perfect dinner for your favorite honey on a date night, combining decadent shrimp, sinfully delicious cheese ravioli with  a homemade creamy white sauce that has a hint of lemon and the peppery taste of fresh arugula.

Ravioli with Shrimp & Lemon Cheese Sauce

  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of  heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated  of Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of one lemon
  • a few of red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • ground pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Melt unsalted butter over low – medium heat in large saucepan . Squeeze the juice of the lemon into hot butter , slowly add cream to the pan  while stirring constantly -Cream will bubble slightly.
  2.  Add Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and continue to stir constantly (If sauce gets too thick add a bit more cream.) Continue stirring till completely smooth- if needed add a touch more cream and continue stirring.
  3. Once done add the lemon zest and set to side.

Other ingredients needed

  • 2 pounds of  good quality cheese ravioli, either fresh or frozen
  • 1 pound of steamed shrimp, cleaned
  • 2 cups of fresh Arugula
  • 2 lemons, sliced and halved
  • olive oil

Directions

  1. Bring a large pasta pan or large stockpot filled with salted water to a full boil.
  2. Cook pasta using package directions  or recipe instructions if you are making fresh ravioli.
  3. Once done drain pasta.
  4. Place pasta in a large serving dish, add arugula, steamed shrimp, lemon cheese sauce, lightly toss and garnish with lemon slices.
  5. Carefully toss as not to break the pasta. Season with additional kosher salt and or pepper  if desired before serving.

 

 

 

 

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13 comments

    • When I made this I was looking for something that combined some of my favorite ingredients, but that was unique —and along came Lemon Cheese Sauce over Cheese Ravioli with Shrimp and Arugula ! Thank you so much for the compliments !

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  2. This looks absolutely AMAZING. The combination of lemon, the peppery arugula and cream is a match made in heaven! Looks like an indulgence I wouldn’t mind having 🙂 You and I seem to love shrimp my dear!

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