Ravioli with Broccoli Cream Sauce

Submitted by: Claire Elise
A wonderful, quick weeknight dinner the whole family will love. Promise you, double this recipe -- you will want it for leftovers and take it to lunch the next day. Recipe courtesy of MomsWhoThink.com

Serves: 6
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners

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Dietary guidance: v 

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Ingredients

1/4 cup olive oil
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes (add more if you like a spicier sauce)
1 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 lb. fresh broccoli
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
15 oz. package frozen cheese ravioli, cooked

Method

1. Heat oil in medium saucepan. Add garlic, salt, pepper and red pepper.

2. Cut broccoli into florets. Add garlic and broccoli to the pan and sauté unit the garlic is lightly browned. 5-7 mins.

3. Add cream; cook 7 - 8 min. to thicken, stirring occasionally.

4. Add Parmesan cheese to sauce mixture, stir to blend.

Cook until all is mixed well and sauce has thickened appropriately. 4 - 5 minutes.

Spoon over cooked cheese ravioli and garnish with shredded parmesan. I serve with cooked fresh carrots and a slice of french bread to soak up all the goodness of the sauce.

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