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The Best Creamy Sauce Recipe For Lobster Ravioli

By Rachel
December 22, 2023

This is the best creamy sauce recipe for lobster ravioli, tomatoes, garlic, cream, and parmesan cheese make up this easy rich sauce. Serving lobster ravioli at home sounds fancy and difficult, but it’s so quick. You can find lobster ravioli in the refrigerated section of many grocery stores. Whip up an easy pan sauce and you have a decadent meal. Perfect for date night or an intimate dinner party.

The Best Creamy Sauce Recipe For Lobster Ravioli

Highlights of the creamy lobster ravioli sauce:

  • Simple ingredients
  • Store-bought short cuts
  • Rich and flavorful
  • Sauce is made in one pan for easy clean up
  • Leftover sauce is great with other pasta or over chicken
  • Budget friendly ingredients
  • Elegant dish made in no time
  • Easy tomato cream sauce

This dish is elevated with fresh herbs like oregano or thyme, freshly grated parmesan cheese, and high quality store-bought lobster ravioli. Any brand of ravioli will work – Rana’s Maine lobster ravioli or Trader Joes lobster ravioli are good options or any other store-bought ravioli.

Tools I used for this easy main dish recipe:

  • Le Creuset 5 1/2-Qt. Dutch Oven – enamel cast iron is great for even heat and this pot is large enough so nothing boils over
  • Wooden Spoon – perfect for sautéing and mixing
  • Can opener – a good can opener is a must, this one has stayed sharp for me for a while

Grocery Store List & Substitutions:

  • Unsalted butter, or substitute olive oil
  • Yellow onion, could use a white onion or shallot
  • Garlic cloves
  • Petite diced tomatoes
  • Tomato paste
  • Store bought lobster ravioli
  • Heavy cream
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil, fresh parsley, or oregano
The Best Creamy Sauce Recipe For Lobster Ravioli

For more flavor, mix in extra lobster meat or use homemade ravioli. White win and lemon zest can also add additional flavor to the lobster sauce! This is a great recipe for a special occasion or a fancy dinner at home.

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Quick Steps:

  • Sauté onions in butter until tender
  • Add in garlic and season with salt and pepper
  • Mix in diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and heavy cream
  • Simmer until thickened
  • Add in parmesan cheese

What goes good with Lobster Ravioli?

Serve this Lobster Ravioli with Green Beans with Bacon, Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad RecipeEasy One-Pan Scalloped Sweet PotatoesCreamy Cottage Cheese Mashed Potatoes Recipe or Simple Glazed Carrots. This meal also goes well with lettuce salads, a side of veggies, root vegetables, or warm rolls.

The Best Creamy Sauce Recipe For Lobster Ravioli

Instructions for The Best Creamy Sauce Recipe For Lobster Ravioli:

  • Cook ravioli according to package directions, drain and set aside.
  • In a large sauté pan heat butter over medium-high heat. Add in onion and sauté 2-3 minute’s until soft. Add in minced garlic and sauté for another 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in tomato paste, diced tomatoes, and heavy cream. Allow to simmer on medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly. Add in freshly grated parmesan cheese and cooked ravioli. Toss to combine. Serve immediately garnished with fresh herbs.
  • Leftover ravioli will keep in the fridge for 2-3 days.

*Pasta water can be reserved and used in the sauce if desired.

Variations and serving ideas:

  • Serve this ravioli with alfredo sauce or vodka sauce
  • Add in cooked veggies like asparagus or squash
  • Serve with other seafood ravioli
  • Serve with a glass of sauvignon Blanc or pinot grigio, perfect for date night!
  • Mix in ricotta cheese
  • Serve with a side of warm bread and garlic butter
  • Toss ravioli in brown butter sauce instead of tomato sauce

Final Steps:

  • Cook ravioli according to package directions in a large pot of salted water
  • Drain and toss in sauce
  • Serve garnished with extra cheese and herbs
The Best Creamy Sauce Recipe For Lobster Ravioli

The Best Creamy Sauce Recipe For Lobster Ravioli

5 from 2 votes
Tomato cream sauce with garlic and onions, perfect for lobster ravioli.
Servings 4 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz. package Lobster ravioli
  • 3 tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 1 Yellow onion, finely diced
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp Kosher salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 14.5 oz. can Petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup Heavy cream
  • Freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil or oregano

Instructions
 

  • Cook ravioli according to package directions, drain and set aside.
  • In a large sauté pan heat butter over medium-high heat. Add in onion and sauté 2-3 minute's until soft. Add in minced garlic and sauté for another 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in tomato paste, diced tomatoes, and heavy cream. Allow to simmer on medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly. Add in freshly grated parmesan cheese and cooked ravioli. Toss to combine. Serve immediately garnished with fresh herbs.
  • Leftover ravioli will keep in the fridge for 2-3 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 851kcalCarbohydrates: 259gProtein: 86gFat: 80gSaturated Fat: 32gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 3gCholesterol: 323mgSodium: 6524mgPotassium: 2959mgFiber: 40gSugar: 53gVitamin A: 2566IUVitamin C: 143mgCalcium: 1225mgIron: 24mg
Author: The Hearty Life
Calories: 851kcal
Cost: $$
Course: Dinner, Pasta
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lobster, Pasta, Ravioli, Seafood, Tomato Sauce

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