Air Fried Ravioli

Comfort Food. For some people, this means fried chicken, mashed potatoes, greens, cornbread, chocolate… But for me, it means one thing, and one thing only: Deep fried stuffed with cheese. At least once a week, my co-workers hear me say that I want something deep-fried stuffed with cheese. This could be to celebrate a good day or provide comfort on a bad day. It doesn’t matter. Whenever I have something deep fried stuffed with cheese, my day gets a little bit better.

Saturday night I needed some comfort food. I had a rare moment of the house to myself. My cleaning was done. I wanted to relax, eat, and watch Fuller House on Netflix. As I reached for the chinese delivery menu, I suddenly remembered that, in a moment of pure, pre-meditated genius, I picked up a package of refrigerated spinach and cheese ravioli at the store a few days before.

Quickly I went to to work, pulling out just 4 simple ingredients: Ravioli, eggs, bread crumbs and cooking spray. AND of course, my Versonel Air Fryer.

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Just give the eggs a quick whisk, the air fryer a quick spray, and you are ready to dunk your ravioli in the egg bath, cover them with bread crumbs and pop them in your air fryer.

400 degrees, 5 minutes per side. And presto:

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Grab some sauce with some fresh grated Parmesan, and you have yourself a plate of awesomeness. AND since it was air fried, and not deep fried like this recipe traditionally calls for, you can eat few extra and not feel bad 🙂

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What are you waiting for? These air-fried raviolis could be a reality in just a few days, if your order your air fryer TODAY!

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Pressure Cooked Pork

Have I mentioned lately how much I adore my Versonel Pressure Cooker & Air Fryer? 🙂

 

This post is about the pressure cooker. The effortless, amazing, perfect Versonel Pressure Cooker, which you can buy HERE.  It almost never leaves my itty bitty counter top, except when I need to pull out my air fryer.

 

So I bought this beautiful piece of pork the other day. Pink, fatty, perfect and locally raised, cruelty free and organic. Also, as a lovely coincidence, my mom had just made brunch for us the other day so I was able to get my hands on some bacon grease to cook the pork. Seriously – don’t judge until you have tried it! Adding just a dab of bacon grease to ANY THING makes it taste better!

So I turned my pressure cooker on HOT, threw in the bacon grease to melt it…

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Threw in the pork roast with a bit of salt and pepper…

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And cooked it for 40 minutes on the meat setting. It came out perfect. Moist, delicious…but kind of boring! Yes – Boring!! I had this big pork roast, which I was the only one in my family who would eat it, and I didn’t want it. Ugh, now what was I going to do? I didn’t want to waste it…

 

But my pressure cooker is also a slow cooker….

 

*Que some Marvin Gaye slow and sensual music*

 

I could slow cook my roast in some BBQ sauce and bourbon until it crazy tender and falls apart for tasty…. saucy… melt in your mouth pulled pork…

 

So that’s what I did.  I threw that roast back in my pressure cooker turned crock pot with 1/2 a bottle of BBQ sauce and a generous shot or three of bourbon, set it to slow cook for 6 hours and…

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Ohhhhh yeeeeahhhhhhhh

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Get your cook/pressure cook/slow cook on with Versonel.

Cold Weather? Chili can warm your body and soul.

I live in the northeast, which means a metric ton of snow lately. Being snowed in, to me, means cuddling with my 4 year old, watching movies, maybe a glass of vino and warm comfort foods. I know I already rambled on about foods that feed your body and soul, and chili is definitely one of them!

So this most recent snowstorm, I decided to make a vegetarian chili over sweet potatoes. Totally packed with delicious, yummy and healthy food, hot and very satisfying.  AND couldn’t be easier, thanks to my Versonel Pressure Cooker and Versonel Air Fryer! Yes, i used them both for this! Click here to order yours.

 

 

What you need:

1/2 cup of each: onion, green & red peppers. I used a sweet onion, but feel free to use the onion of your choice.

1 can of kidney beans

1 can of black beans

1 can of refried black beans

1 large can of diced tomatoes

1 large sweet potato per serving

1/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese

Seasons of choice – i just used salt and pepper as I was making this for my 4 year old who doesn’t spicy

 

What you do:

Turn your pressure cooker on HOT mode (simply plug it in, and push the cancel/keep warm button) to saute your onions and peppers. I used a dash of olive oil, but that is just a personal preference. Isn’t that pretty?

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Once the onions start to turn clear, you can literally just dump in the beans, refried beans, tomatoes and about a 1/2c of water. Stir it up.

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Set your pressure cooker to the chili function, and walk away. Watch a movie. Relax.

Then, the magical sound – the beeping that your pressure cooker is done,cooked and ready to eat! Almost… Make sure to release the steam and stand back!

While the steam is releasing, make your sweet potato. Cut a large potato in half, pierce for ventilation and throw it in your air fryer. 20 minutes (flip halfway) and its perfect.

Then… oh so yummy…. get a deep dish. Place your sweet potato in the dish. Ladle your chili over it. Top with shredded cheese. And….

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I seriously just got hungry looking at that….