Spicy Burrito Ravioli

I’m taking Burritos to a whole new sophisticated level.

Burrito filled ravioli - taking burritos to a whole new level!!
Homemade ravioli stuffed with slow-cooked beef, sharp cheese, spring onion, chillies, haricot beans and a pinch of fluffy rice.

Oh and we’re not stopping there. This ravioli is then tossed in warm salsa and served with soured cream.

And whoa! it’s so good!!

I don’t often make homemade pasta, but it’s actually pretty fool-proof (always a good thing in my case).  I usually find it therapeutic – kneading the dough and rolling it through the pasta machine.
I made it with the kids this time though, so slightly less therapeutic and quite a lot messier.  If you have the patience and you’re prepared to get covered in flour, then it’s definitely a fun activity to do with the kids.
They got to choose what went in and what stayed out of their ravioli – so we had no issues getting them to eat every bite at the dinner table later.

You’ll start making your dough by piling up some pasta flour on your work surface, making a well in the flour and adding eggs and a little olive oil:

Burrito filled ravioli - taking burritos to a whole new level!!

Slowly work the flour into the eggs (being careful not to break the flour dam straight away and ending up with a flood of eggs that you’re frantically trying to stop using your hands and forearms.  Yes I did that once.).

Work it into a dough and knead for 5-10 minutes.  Then wrap in clingfilm and refrigerate for 30 mins (or up to 24 hours):…

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