Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Vegan Raviolis in a Vegan Brown Butter & Sage Cream Sauce

Vegan Ravioli in a Vegan Brown Butter Sage Cream Sauce
Pasta and refreshing do not usually go into the same category, but put butter in that equation and you are just being silly. But when your make this dish and pair it with the refreshing flavors of lemon and sage, you are going to be shocked at how refreshing it is. This recipe shows that you can do a commonly made none vegan dish and make it vegan. You also have a nice recipe that you can make during the summer months. It has a nice elegant look but without much effort, that in itself is a bonus but being so tasty makes it even better. Serve with a fresh garden salad and your favorite bread and you have a great meal...add some good vegan wine and you have an even better meal. Enjoy!

Vegan Raviolis in a Vegan Brown Butter & Sage Cream Sauce
Ingredients

-2lbs Vegan Raviolis, of choice or homemade
-1 stick vegan butter
-8 small sage leaves
-1 teaspoon dried or fresh parsley
-1/2 lemon, juiced
-1/4 cup full fat canned coconut milk
-Salt & White Pepper, to taste
-Vegan grated Parmesan, for serving

-Pinch Garlic Powder (optional)

Directions

While your raviolis cooking, melt butter in a saute pan over medium-high heat. 

Vegan Butter Melting in Pan
1 Stick Melted Vegan Butter
Continue cooking until golden brown color appears in the butter. It takes a little time and you don't want to rush it, once it burns it burns and you have to start all over. Takes around 5 to 8 minutes 

Vegan Butter Beginning to Brown
Vegan Brown Butter 
Add sage leaves and remove from heat. Add lemon juice and set aside. Be careful, the butter will spurt and splash up a little bit when you add the lemon juice and leaves. 

Vegan Butter with Lemon & Sage
Drain the raviolis and gently pour into saute pan and return to medium heat, so don't want the sauce to bubble. Add in the coconut milk and heat to serve and combine with the butter. Taste for seasonings and if you want add in a pinch of garlic powder to taste, its optional but its a nice change sometimes. 

Cooked Vegan Raviolis Added to the Pan
Serve immediately with some vegan parmesan on top and pair with a fresh garden salad and your favorite bread. Don't forget some vegan wine to make it even better, Enjoy!

Completed Dish

-Amy