LIQUID FIRE RAVIOLIS WITH SWEET TOMATO SAUCE

Fire Raviolis

Ingredients Weight Measure
Tomatoes 10 ea.
Garlic, chopped 4 Tbsp.
Salt 1/2 tsp.
Vegetable stock 4 cups
Gelatins 8 leaves
TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce 5 Tbsp.
Pasta sheets, already made or fresh, cut into 1" squares 1 package

Sauce

Ingredients Weight Measure
Tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced small 5 ea.
Honey 1 Tbsp.
Basil 1 bunch
Salt 1/2 tsp.
Vegetable stock 1 cup
Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp.

Method

  1. For Fire Raviolis, peel the tomatoes by putting them in boiling water for 2 minutes. The peel should come off very easily. Cut and take out seeds.
  2. Cook the tomatoes, garlic and salt in vegetable stock on low heat for 40 minutes. Let it cool for 5 minutes. Puree the tomato mixture in a blender with the gelatins and TABASCO® Sauce.
  3. Spread the mixture on a sheet pan 1/4" thick. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Next day, the mixture should be firm gelatin. Cut into 1/2" cubes, and stuff them in 1" square pasta sheets to make the Fire Raviolis.
  5. For the Sauce, cook the diced tomatoes with honey, basil and salt in the vegetable stock for 1 hour on low heat. After cooking, puree in blender and set aside.
  6. Cook the Fire Raviolis for 1 minute in salted (1 tsp. per gallon) water. Then, take them out and roll them in extra virgin olive oil and dash of salt.
  7. On each plate, pour 1-1/2 oz. of sauce, top with raviolis and serve.

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