Liquid Fire Ravioli with Sweet Tomato Sauce

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Main Ingredient: Pasta
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: Italian
Serves: 8

Tender ravioli are filled with a spicy tomato aspic and are served in a sweet tomato sauce. The aspic liquifies when the ravioli are cooked and deliver the promised liquid fire.

Ingredients

10 tomatoes, peeled and seeded

1/2 tsp. salt

4 cups vegetable stock
8 gelatin leaves
5 tbsp. Tabasco Sauce
50 1-in. squares pasta
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

For sauce:

5 small tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
1 tbsp. honey
1 bunch basil
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup vegetable stock

Steps

1. Cook tomato, garlic, and salt in vegetable stock on low heat for 40 min. Cool 5 min. Puree tomato mixture with gelatin and Tabasco. Spread mixture on a sheet pan 1/4-in. thick. Refrigerate overnight.

2. Cut mixture into 1/2-in. cubes and stuff into pasta.

3. For the sauce, simmer all ingredients 1 hr. Puree.

4. Cook raviolis for 1 min. in salted water. Roll in olive oil and a dash of salt.

5. For service. pour 1 1/2-oz. of sauce on a plate, top with raviolis.