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This recipe may be straight from Venae’s Kitchen, but it’ll take you straight to Italy. Flavor like this can only come from Minerva Dairy’s Garlic and Herb Butter!

Minerva Dairy Zuppa de Venae Recipe
Prep Time:20 minutes
Servings:1 serving
  • 12 oz. package of Pecorino & Potato mini ravioli
  • 1 pound bulk hot Italian sausage
  • 1 white onion, diced small
  • 1 carrot, diced small
  • 1 stalk of celery, diced small
  • 18 cups chicken stock
  • 4 Tbsp. Minerva Dairy Garlic and Herb Butter
  • 4 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed rosemary
  • Grated parmesan for garnish
  1. In a large pot, brown the hot Italian sausage and add the rosemary and pepper flakes. 
  2. Remove from pan along with most of the grease and drain on paper-lined plate.
  3. In the same pot, melt the Minerva Dairy Garlic and Herb Butter. Sauté the vegetables until soft and fragrant. Add the black pepper, sea salt and oregano. Add the sausage back in and combine. Deglaze the pan with the lemon juice and then add the chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  4. While boiling, add the mini ravioli and cook until ravioli are soft. Sprinkle with grated parmesan and serve with a slice or two of crusty bread!