In our family, anything that can be done in one dish and in less than 30 minutes wins. So when I was debating over one of several zucchini recipes or the Zesty Ravioli Skillet, Zoe voted for the Zesty Ravioli Skillet. She has been craving Italian and Mexican foods lately, so this was perfect and it met one of my criteria – it has green vegetables (spinach). It is only fitting that the Z in my life got to pick the Z recipe for this last blog of the alphabet.
I loved this recipe because it gave me an opportunity to use my new Stainless Steel Nonstick Wok in a dish that is not a stir fry. Italian and stir fry make an interesting combination to think about. It is like when we first began dating. Zoe had no idea what a mustard seed was, never mind where to find one. We had so little in common, but 18 years later we have come to realize that sometimes differences can create something amazing. Think about some of your favorite pairings. At one point many of them were considered strange. Like peanut butter and chocolate, bacon and maple syrup, bacon and chocolate, or my personal favorite habanero’s and chocolate. So maybe I am still on the strange pairing list. LOL
I have known I can cook pasta in fluids like water and broth, but this will be my first time to cook ravioli in the juices of the diced tomato’s. I can only imagine how much of the tomato flavor is going to get absorbed into the pasta as it cooks in the pan. It reminds me of how we absorb so much of the energy and ideas we have from other people. I would like to think that those who soak me up are absorbing love, light, and positive energy.
The zest comes from the onion, garlic and spices, but for me I love that I get to infuse my favorite vegetable, baby spinach into this dish and listen to Zoe fuss at how I am trying to poison her as I make her eat another green vegetable. LOL Who knows I may be going live and demoing how to make this amazing skillet. If you want to learn more about how to make this visit https://www.pamperedchef.com/pws/sharonjacobson/recipe/Main+Dishes/30+Minutes+or+Less/Zesty+Ravioli+Skillet/94878, It will show you how to learn more about our new Stainless Steel Non Stick Wok or the new line of Teak Wooden Spoons