Spiced Veal Cheek Ravioli With Orange Butter Sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 lb Veal cheeks, trimmed
  • 1 cup Florida orange juice
  • 1 cup Florida tangerine juice
  • 2 cups Red wine
  • ¼ cup Red wine vinegar
  • ½ cup Carrot, 1” diced
  • ½ cup Onion, 1” diced
  • ½ cup Celery, 1” diced
  • 1 each Bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp Thyme, fresh, chopped
  • 1/3 tsp Cloves, ground
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1/3 tsp Allspice, ground
  • 1/3 tsp Nutmeg, ground
  • 1 tsp Florida orange zest, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Rosemary, fresh, chopped
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Ravioli:

  • 1 lb Prepared pasta dough
  • 3 each Eggs
  • 1 cup Flour

Orange Butter Sauce:

  • 1 cup Florida orange juice
  • ½ cup Braising liquid (reserved, see steps 1 and 2)
  • 3 Tbsp Butter

Preparation

Spiced Veal Cheek Ravioli With Orange Butter Sauce
Step 1:

Place veal cheeks in ovenproof casserole dish with lid. Combine Florida orange and tangerine juices, red wine, red wine vinegar, carrot, onion, celery, bay leaf, thyme, cloves, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg and pour over veal cheeks.

Step 2:

Cover and cook in a 325°F oven for 3 hours, until veal cheeks are fork tender.

Step 3:

Remove cheeks from braising liquid and reserve. Strain braising liquid and discard vegetables.

Step 4:

Bring braising liquid to simmer and reduce volume by 2/3. Reserve ½ cup braising liquid on the side.

Step 5:

To prepare filling: Pull meat apart into small pieces. Pour all but reserved ½ cup of braising liquid over veal cheek meat.

Step 6:

Add Florida orange zest, rosemary and Parmesan cheese. Mix well and chill until firm.

Step 7:

To prepare Ravioli: Roll out pasta dough into sheets. Cut into 3” squares.

Step 8:

Place small spoon of filling in center of each square.

Step 9:

Brush edges with egg wash and fold over, pressing tightly to seal. Place on flat tray dusted with flour and cover tightly until ready to cook.

Step 10:

 Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Poach raviolis for 4-5 minutes, depending on thickness of pasta dough.

Step 11:

 While Raviolis are cooking, prepare Orange Butter Sauce: Combine Florida orange juice and reserved braising liquid in medium saucepot and bring to simmer.

Step 12:

Reduce volume by 2/3 and stir in butter until melted.

Step 13

To serve, remove Raviolis from water and drain well. Toss with Orange Butter Sauce and place on plate. Top with grated Parmesan cheese

Nutrition Facts
Serving size16
Amount per serving
Calories
420
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat16.2g 21%
    • Saturated Fat7.2g 36%
    • Trans Fat.7g
  • Cholesterol131mg 44%
  • Sodium204mg 9%
  • Total Carbohydrate42.6g 15%
    • Dietary Fiber2.1g 8%
    • Total Sugars7.1g 14%
  • Protein25.5g 51%
  • Vitamin A1209mcg 134%
  • Vitamin C27.6mg 31%
  • Calcium69mg 5%
  • Iron4.1mg 23%
  • Thiamin.4mg 33%
  • Folate117mcg 29%
  • Potassium325mg 7%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.