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Skillet Ravioli Bake

If you’re looking for a ‘family friendly’ one-pot-wonder our Skillet Cheesy Ravioli Bake might just be the one.  The ingredients are added and cooked in layers, then into the oven for a final bake. 

Here is the step by step assembly.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 1 ~ Assemble ingredients and preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 2 ~ Saute onion in a little olive oil over medium heat until tender.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 3 ~ Add ground beef, brown, then drain off any fat.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 4 ~ Add dried herbs, red pepper flakes, salt & pepper.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 5 ~ Add tomato sauce and bring to a simmer.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 6 ~ Add in fresh or frozen ravioli and simmer gently for 10 minutes.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 7 ~ Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and dollops of ricotta cheese.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 8 ~ Add more cheese, like shredded or fresh mozzarella (or both).

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 9 ~ Into a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes until cheese has melted.  Finish under broiler to lightly brown cheese topping.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Step 10 ~ Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.  Garnish with fresh basil leaves. Then prepare to get very, very comfortable.

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Skillet Ravioli Bake

Skillet Ravioli Bake

This dish should easily serve a family of 5-6.  Perhaps I should have mentioned up front that we enjoyed this dish on the eve of embarking on a low-carb eating adventure (as you can see, the two of us REALLY enjoyed it).

Recipe inspiration from Bev Cooks.

Skillet Cheesy Ravioli Bake
 
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 Tbl. olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground beef or turkey
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 3 cups tomato sauce
  • 12-ounces of fresh or frozen ravioli
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 8-ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced about ¼-inch thick
  • fresh basil leaves for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Assemble all ingredients, beat egg with ricotta cheese and reserve.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté onion in olive oil until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef, cook until browned. Drain off any fat.
  4. Add dried herbs and seasonings. Stir to combine.
  5. Pour sauce over meat mixture and bring to a simmer.
  6. Nestle ravioli evenly into sauce and gently simmer for 10 minutes
  7. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and dollops of ricotta/egg mixture.
  8. Spread shredded mozzarella evenly on top. Then arrange mozzarella slices on top.
  9. Bake for 10 - 15 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly. Finish under broiler for a lightly browned cheese topping.
  10. Let rest 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and Enjoy.

 

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