Pan-Seared Ravioli with Bacon, Peas, and Arugula

Ravioli are par-boiled and pan-seared, served with a light cream sauce, bacon, peas, and arugula! Lots of greens in this springy dish!
Course Entree, Side Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl


  • 4 slices bacon cooked, chopped
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1 - 20 oz. package fresh or frozen cheese ravioli
  • 1 c. frozen peas
  • 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 3 c. loosely packed arugula
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 c. grated Parmesan cheese optional


  1. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the ravioli according to package directions, or until just tender. Drain ravioli.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the butter.
  3. Add the ravioli and cook until golden-brown, about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to medium, and add the frozen peas, heavy cream, and garlic powder into the saucepan. Mix well.
  5. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. If a little water is needed to thin the sauce, add it 1 tbsp. at a time.
  6. Toss and stir in the arugula until it begins to wilt, about 1 minute.
  7. Serve with Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!