Lobster Ravioli Sauce Recipe

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The perfect lobster ravioli sauce is creamy, rich and flavorful. This version — made with butter, cream, garlic, Parmesan, white wine and lemon — complements sweet lobster flawlessly.
Utensils Dinner
Globe Italian
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Tiffany La Forge is a professional chef, cookbook author, and food writer who graduated from The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. She runs the seasonal food blog, Parsnips and Pastries, and is author of The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook.


1 lb
lobster ravioli
2 tblsp
cloves of garlic
1/2 cup(s)
dry white wine
1 tsp
lemon zest
2 tblsp
freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 1/14 cup(s)
heavy cream
1/3 cup(s)
grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
fresh herbs for serving, optional

Directions 5 steps | 20 Minutes

Step 1

Gather all ingredients and bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the ravioli to al dente according to package instructions.

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Step 2

Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook the garlic until softened and fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.

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Step 3

Zest the lemon using a citrus zester such as True® Zesty™ Citrus Zester and Channel Knife. Add the white wine, lemon zest and lemon juice. Bring to a simmer and simmer for 2 minutes. Whisk in the cream and season with salt and pepper. Let the sauce simmer a few minutes until slightly thickened. Whisk in the cheese.

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Step 4

Add the ravioli to the sauce and toss to coat. Garnish with fresh herbs and additional cheese.

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Step 5

Serve immediately. Enjoy!

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What type of sauce goes with lobster ravioli?

For a light but decadent dish like lobster ravioli, a creamy white wine sauce or a bechamel sauce would pair particularly well. If you’re looking for a lighter option, try a simple drizzle of olive oil and lemon juice or browned butter with a dusting of Parmesan cheese. 

What side dish goes with lobster?

For a lighter fare, a simple salad or a variety of roasted vegetables such as glazed carrots, Brussels sprouts or asparagus would be a great choice. For a more indulgent experience, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes or risotto would pair well. 

What to serve with crab ravioli?

Many sides compliment delicate crab ravioli. Buttery garlic bread or rolls are classic Italian sides for all pasta dishes. Simply sautéed vegetables such as green beans or broccoli rabe also complement the dish. For leafy greens, a salad such as Caesar or a lightly dressed spring mix are great options.

What sides to serve with lobster ravioli?

The sweet meat of lobster ravioli opens it up to many sides. The sweetness of caramelized Cipollini onion or blistered sugar snap peas are great additions. The bitter bite of a garlicky broccoli rabe also contrasts nicely with the sweetness of a lobster ravioli. 

Nutrition Per Serving
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40.8 g
21.4 g
57.9 g


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Jolee S.


26 Jul 2022

I never know what kind of sauce to serve with lobster ravioli, so I tried this recipe and loved it! Such a good balance of flavors.

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Carmela G.


12 Jul 2022

Amazing recipe. Steps are easy to follow. A must try recipe of Lobster Ravioli Sauce.

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Sam N.


29 Aug 2021

Fantastic recipe! Great video and very helpful step-by-step instructions / photos! Thank you :)

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