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Butternut Squash Ravioli

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 45 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 14 ingredients

Homemade ravioli becomes leagues easier with the use of wonton wrappers. They are usually easy to find at almost any market. They are often tucked away in the same region as the tofu, miso paste...


  • 1 to 15 oz can butternut squash puree or pumpkin puree, or 2 cups freshly pureed squash or pumpkin
  • ½ cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon ground sage
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounce pack wonton wrappers (see Chef Tips)
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 1 bunch sage
  • 1 cup pasta cooking water
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup hazelnuts, chopped
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Nutrition Facts


521 cals


34 g

Saturated Fat

8 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

4 g

Monounsaturated Fat

22 g


45 g


6 g


4 g


11 g


500 mg


  1. In a bowl mix together butternut squash puree, ricotta cheese, sage, nutmeg, and salt.
  2. Sprinkle a layer of flour on a work surface. Working in batches, place wonton wrappers in a row. Spoon 1 tablespoon of filling on each wrapper. Brush around the filling with water. Top with another wrapper. Press the wrappers together around the filling, removing the air and sealing them. Using a medium circle cookie cutter, cut out each ravioli. Using a fork crimp the edges making a nice design and sealing them. Place on a floured baking sheet and place in the freezer. Repeat this for all of the wontons.
  3. Boil a large pot of water with 2 teaspoons of salt in it. Once boiled add the frozen ravioli and cook for about 4 minutes. You may need to cook them in batches depending on the size of the pot. Do not crowd the pot.
  4. To make the sauce, heat a pot on medium heat and add the olive oil and butter. Once hot add the shallots and sage. Once the shallots are caramelized and soft, add the pasta cooking water and maple syrup. Stir until a creamy looking sauce appears.
  5. Add the cooked ravioli directly to the sauce. Add the hazelnuts and stir together.

Chef Tips

To reduce the amount of wontons needed, place the filling on one corner of the wrapper and fold over the top to create a triangle and pinch the edges with a fork.

There are about 50 wrappers in a 12 ounce pack, though it can vary with brand. Buy 2 packs if in doubt. Any extra will freeze well if well sealed.

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, and videos are reviewed by our oncology-trained dietitians to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society