Hidden Egg Ravioli

A Treat Worth Playing Hide & Seek

The yolk of a Dinner Egg makes for a rich, salty treat, very similar to a creamy cheese. Enjoy making this on a romantic night with someone you love or as a pasta night for the family.

Pro tip: you can find ready-to-use lasagna noodles at your local grocery store.

Thank you Incredible Egg for the recipe!

  • Yield: 6 servings

  • Prep time: 20 minutes

  • Cook time: 10 minutes

  • Total time: 30 minutes


  • 6 Large Braswell Family Farms eggs, yolks and whites separated

  • 6 sheets fresh lasagna noodles

  • 5 oz . ricotta cheese, drained

  • 1/4 cup basil, chopped

  • 2 Tbsp. Pecorino cheese, grated and divided

  • Pinch salt

  • Pinch pepper

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 3 Roma tomatoes, diced


  1. Using a 4” biscuit cutter, cut 12 pasta disks and place under a wet towel to keep moist.

  2. Mix together ricotta cheese, 2 tablespoons of basil, 1 tablespoon of Pecorino.

  3. Place 6 pasta disks on a board. Fill a tablespoon with ricotta mixture and place in middle of disks, leaving room around the edges to seal the ravioli. Make a deep “nest” in the middle of the mixture to hold the egg yolk.

  4. Gently place an egg yolk into each ricotta nest. Brush egg white around the edges of the bottom pasta disk and cover with another pasta disk. Use a fork to crimp the edges of the disk, making sure it is sealed. Be careful not to break the egg yolk.

  5. Fill a low sauté pan with just enough water to cover the ravioli and bring to a simmer. Gently place ravioli in the pan using a slotted spoon and cook for about 1 minute. Remove carefully and set on a plate.

  6. In a small sauce pan heat olive oil, tomatoes and remaining basil until just hot. Drizzle olive oil mixture over ravioli, sprinkle with remaining Pecorino and serve immediately.