Use this Canadian bacon and ricotta cheese mixture to fill stuffed pasta such as ravioli and tortellini.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the Canadian bacon; sauté for 3 minutes. Add the red onion and remaining 1 teaspoon oil; reduce the heat to medium; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until the onion is softened.

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  • Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, balsamic vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper. Reduce heat to low; simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened.

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  • Meanwhile, in a bowl stir together ricotta cheese, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, Parmesan cheese and the chopped basil.

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  • Once thickened, remove the tomato sauce from heat. Stir 1 cup tomato sauce into the ricotta mixture. Use the ricotta mixture for the filling and the tomato mixture as the sauce for topping.

Nutrition Facts

198 calories; 13 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 41 mg cholesterol; 739 mg sodium. 10 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 13 g protein;

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