If you have a yearning for excellent Italian food, don’t run out to your nearest Carrabba’s. Instead, make this simple recipe for Homemade Carrabba’s Mezzaluna. The homemade ravioli dish is broken down into simple actions you can follow in addition to. Mezzaluna is little half-moon ravioli that Carrabba’s fills with a mixture of chicken, ricotta, and spinach. This easy recipe recreates the remarkable bite with white wine, provolone cheese sauce. This is the perfect supper dish for when you have company or a special event to celebrate.
How To Make Mezzaluna Carrabbas
Ingredients Required To Make Mezzaluna Carrabbas (Chicken)
To make the Mezzaluna Carrabbas, we will split the ingredients into the dough and the fillings. We will be using nearly 4 cups of water, salt, water, egg sauce, butter, garlic, half and half, parmesan cheese, pepper, and spaghetti sauce for the dough.
We will be using chicken, spinach, butter, parmesan cheese, ricotta cheese, garlic, salt, onion powder, and some Italian spices for the fillings. You will find the exact amount of ingredients that need to be used in the list below.
For The Dough:
- 3 3/4 cups flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 3/4 cup water
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 minced garlic cloves
- 2 1/2 cups half-and-half
- 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 5 ounces Prego Roasted Garlic and Herb Spaghetti Sauce (about 1/2 a can)
- 1/2 cup half-and-half
For The Filling
- 1 cup chopped prepared chicken (a little more carefully sliced than the consistency of tuna)
- 3/4 cup spinach (if you wish)
- 3 tablespoons melted butter
- 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
- 1 teaspoon Italian spices
- 2 teaspoons garlic salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
Directions To Make The Mezzaluna Carabbas (Chicken)
Once you have gathered all the ingredients, it is time to cook. To make it easier for you, we divided the steps into 3 categories: the dough, the alfredo sauce and the filling. If you are in a hurry, you could use a store-bought alfredo sauce to make the Mezzaluna Chicken Carrabba’s. If you are confused about which store-bought alfredo sauce to use, you can read a review Piaci Pizza where they analyze some of the best alfredo sauces available online.
For The Dough:
Step 1: Beat eggs and water together.
Step 2: Add 2 cups of flour and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, ensure that you beat well.
Step 3: Slowly stir in about 1 3/4 cups of flour to make a moderately stiff dough.
Step 4: Gently turn out the floured surface and knead until smooth and flexible.
Step 5: Divide into 2 parts.
Step 6: Cover the dough and let it rest for 10 minutes.
Step 7: Roll each part of dough out into 16×12 rectangular shape and cut it into 2-inch squares.
For The Sauce:
Step 1: In a big frying pan, melt butter.
Step 2: Sauté chopped garlic over medium heat and stir in 1 1/2 C of half and half.
Step 3: Cooke the added ingredients for 3-4 minutes over medium heat.
Step 4: add the remaining half and half to the mix with the parmesan cheese, and pepper.
Step 5: Once made, add the spaghetti sauce and stir well. Then include the half and half and cheese.
Step 6: Stir up until its a smooth sauce; need to look pink-orange.
For The Filling:
Step 1: Combine chicken, spinach and melted butter.
Step 2: Stir in cheeses and spices.
Step 3: Place 1 tbsp. of filling on one 2 inches square of dough.
Step 4: Moisten edges of the dough with water and top with 2nd square; seal well with fork tines.
Step 5: Repeat with remaining filling and dough. Reserve to dry.
Step 6: Cook ravioli in a large pot of boiling water until they drift on the surface. Rinse and drain.
We hope that you enjoyed cooking this recipe as much as we did. Let us know if you made any changes to the ingredients and steps mentioned in the article and how it affected the taste of the Mezzaluna Carrabba’s. If you have any doubts over the recipe, let us know in the comments section below, and we will get back to you.