The Ravioli Co.

Fresh Pasta Shop, Catering, Gourmet Takeaway

 

Fresh Pasta and Ravioli Cooking Guide


1.    For each pound of pasta, bring 2 quarts of water to a full boil, adding a teaspoon of olive oil, and a pinch of salt, if desired.


2.    Place pasta into boiling water, and stir gently. 

NOTE: Frozen Raviolis Should Not Be Defrosted Prior To Cooking.


3.    Cook Pasta As Follows:

Angel Hair . . .  45 seconds -1 minute

Spaghetti  . . .  1-2 minutes

Linguini . . . 2-3 minutes

Fettucine . . . 3-4 minutes

Pappardelle, Bucatini, Artisan Pasta Shapes (aka short pasta) . . .  3-5 minutes

Gnocchis . . .  3 minutes, or Until They Float

Ravioli, Tortelloni . . . . 3-5 minutes, or until they all float

 If you prefer a more tender pasta, once raviolis float, reduce water to a low simmer and continue to cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.


4.    Strain pasta, and toss with your favorite sauce, olive oil, or butter.


Lasagnas, Pasta Bakes, s'Mac & Cheese


In a PREHEATED 350 degree Oven . . . .


Full Pans 50-55 minutes, uncovered


Half Pans 35-40 minues, uncovered


1/4 Pans 20-25 minutes, uncovered or

Microwave on High for 8 minutes


Oven temperatures may vary, please use these times as a guideline.

In order to heat to the proper temperature, 165 degrees is the magic number!

If you have frozen your pan, please defrost in the refrigerator (overnight) prior to heating.