Hunk of Meat Monday: Ravioli Lasagna

I am lucky enough to not be coming up with my own kitchen ideas for a week or two as I review a new cookbook from Gooseberry Patch. And the first recipe was not a disappointment. It is going to become a regular weeknight meat in this house! I am pretty sure you will love this Ravioli Lasagna since it only has five ingredients too.

Baked Ravioli Lasagna

The new cookbook I am reviewing is 101 Cozy Casseroles. It has a ton of great recipes that are going to become staples for weeknight meals in my house.

101 Cozy Casseroles cookbook from Gooseberry Patch

The ravioli lasagna was quick and easy to make since I had browned up several pounds of ground beef and pork in the crock pot earlier in the week. The recipe is super easy.

Ravioli lasagna recipeI warmed up the ground meat to make sure it didn’t impact the baking time. Then got the rest of my ingredients together.

Ravioli lasagna ingredientsThen began the process of making the casserole by putting 1 cup of sauce in the bottom of an 11 x 7 greased baking dish followed by half of the frozen raviolis.

Sauce and raviolisThen layer half of the browned meat and onions and half of the shredded mozzarella.

ground meet and cheese layersThen repeat the cup of sauce and remaining raviolis and beef. Then cover with the remaining spaghetti sauce.

ravioli lasagna before bakingBake for 30 minutes on 425 degrees. Pull out of the oven and add the remaining cheese and bake for five more minutes or until cheese is completely melted.

baked ravioli lasagna

Cheese topped ravioli lasagnaWhen you pull this finished casserole out of the oven you will want to tear into it immediately. It looks amazing.

Baked Ravioli LasagnaThis is a kid friendly casserole that is a nice change up from traditional lasagna or even baked spaghetti.

serving of baked lasagnaDo I have your interest peaked into this cookbook? Come back later this week to enter for your chance to win this cookbook. You know you want to!

Ravioli Lasagna

Ravioli Lasagna

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef or pork, browned
  • 1 onion, diced, browned with meat
  • 1, 26-28 ounce jar of spaghetti sauce
  • 1, 25 ounce package of frozen ravioli
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Grease an 11 x 7 pan. Layer 1 cup of spaghetti sauce, half of the ravioli, half of the browned meat and onions, half of the cheese.
  2. Repeat sauce, ravioli, meat and then remaining sauce.
  3. Bake on 425 for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and top with remaining cheese. Bake an additional 5 minutes till cheese is melted.
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