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.
2poundsquality cheese ravioli fresh or frozenfresh or frozen
1-2poundssteamed shrimpcleaned, shells removed
2lemons slicedto serve
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.
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.
Once done add the lemon zest and set to the side.
Bring a large pasta pan or large stockpot filled with salted water to a full boil.
Cook pasta using package directions or recipe instructions if you are making fresh ravioli. Once done drain pasta, do not rinse pasta
Place pasta in a large serving dish, add arugula, steamed shrimp, lemon cheese sauce, lightly toss and garnish with lemon slices.
Carefully toss as not to break the pasta. Season with additional kosher salt and or pepper if desired before serving.