50+ Must-Try Ravioli Dinners
Upgrade your pasta night by swapping filled ravioli for plain pasta. Whether you make the ravioli from scratch (hint: use won tons!) or start with a bag of frozen ravioli, you can have dinner on the table in just minutes. Browse our favorite recipes ranging from easiest-ever lasagna, one-pot pasta, ravioli appetizers, and even crispy ravioli--it's perfect for dunking in warm marinara sauce.
Basil-Ricotta Ravioli with Spinach
Wonton wrappers are the secret to these seemingly from-scratch pasta pillows. Skip the fancy folds; just make sure to seal the ravioli well. The ravioli fare better with a delicate sauce--here, just a drizzle of olive oil and lemon.
The ingredients for these delightful appetizers can easily be halved if you're serving a smaller crowd.
Loaded Fried Ravioli Nachos
Just when you thought loaded nachos couldn’t go any further…
Ready-made ravioli and simple ingredients make this dinner of Tomato Ravioli so easy.
Butternut Squash Ravioli with Spinach Pesto
Butternut Squash Ravioli with Spinach Pesto uses supermarket wonton wrappers to create a shortcut weeknight ravioli treat.
Ravioli With Pork, Fennel, and Shiitake Sauce
Earthy fennel and shiitake mushrooms perfectly complement pork-stuffed ravioli.
Adding spinach to cheesy, saucy lasagna is a great way to get your child eating green. Use convenience items such as jarred pasta sauce, cheese ravioli, and frozen chopped spinach as your layers.
Easy Ravioli Lasagna
With ricotta cheese and spinach already tucked inside each ravioli, this is a shortcut way to a well-rounded lasagna. Classic meat sauce makes it über family-friendly.
Butternut Squash Ravioli with Pancetta and Sage
Serve the ravioli with a green salad and baguette slices with our Sage, Bay, and Garlic Dipping Oil.
Pumpkin Ravioli with Gorgonzola Sauce
For a new way to enjoy pumpkin this season, try these pumpkin ravioli with a rich yet mellow Gorganzola sauce.
You can assemble the ravioli a day ahead, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate. The ravioli will float when they are perfectly cooked. Pour a chilled chardonnay.
Give frozen ravioli a flavor boost with extra spaghetti sauce and layers of 3 different cheeses. Once your family tastes this ravioli, there will be no more requests for the canned variety!
Butternut Squash-Goat Cheese Ravioli
Wonton wrappers are the perfect substitute for making ravioli when you don't have time for homemade as we show in this recipe for Butternut Squash-Goat Cheese Ravioli.
Butternut Squash Ravioli with Mushrooms
Thanks to store-bought ravioli, Butternut Squash Ravioli with Mushrooms comes together quickly. Offer this indulgent ravioli as a side dish or or as a meatless main dish.
Try this unique and delicious way to prepare ravioli. The ravioli is breaded, baked or "toasted" and served with spaghetti sauce and a sprinkling of Parmesan.
Pumpkin ravioli is a fall favorite but because it uses canned pumpkin, you can make it year round. This quick and easy ravioli recipe uses wonton wrappers in place of homemade pasta.
Tortellini with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes
Use any flavored tortellini or ravioli in this recipe. Spinach and cherry tomatoes add color, flavor and nutrition to this simple pasta dish.
Spinach Ravioli with Tomato Sauce
This is an easy recipe to divvy up: The boss gets the fun part of making the ravioli while the sous-chef stands guard over the sauce.
Giant Butternut Squash Ravioli
Butternut squash has a naturally rich, creamy texture and sweet flavor. Paired with crunchy almonds and earthy sage and parmesan, it makes an unforgettable filling for oversize ravioli.
3-Bean Ravioli Minestrone
A package of mini cheese ravioli make this minestrone soup from Gooseberry Patch a fun and tasty twist on the classic. Lots of beans and veggies make it super hearty and healthy.
Baked Broccoli Ravioli
Bill Telepan's fresh free-form ravioli are filled with broccoli and cheese, then boiled and baked until crisp at the edges.
Ravioli with Brown Butter and Sage
Cheese Ravioli with Toasted Walnuts
Enhance the flavor of store-bought cheese ravioli by topping with toasted walnuts, lemon juice, parsley, and Parmesan cheese. Pair with a bagged green salad for a super-quick supper.
Ravioli and Edamame in Parmesan Sauce
A creamy sauce of sour cream, parmesan, and edamame comes together in a snap for this simple ravioli recipe.
Ravioli with Roasted Zucchini
In this dish, thin zucchini slices are roasted with spicy red chile flakes, salty Parmesan cheese, and pungent garlic until the flavors infuse every bite. This veggie mixture is then tossed with cheese ravioli, creating a super-light—yet unbelievably satisfying—summer pasta dish.
"Wonton wrappers are terrific for making ravioli when you don't have time to make homemade pasta," says Jill Donenfeld. The wontons here, filled with mashed butternut squash and roasted garlic, get nicely crispy when sautéed in a touch of oil, but they're also delicious simply steamed.
Ricotta Ravioli with Browned Poppy Seed Butter and Asparagus
The contrast between the emerald asparagus and the black poppy seeds is striking atop the ravioli. If you can't find round gyoza skins, cut square wonton wrappers into circles with a 3-inch round cutter. Ricotta salata is a firm aged cheese with a sharp, slightly sweet flavor; substitute Parmesan if your supermarket doesn't carry it.
Cheese Ravioli with Pesto
Weeknight Ravioli Lasagna
Layer store-bought ravioli to make the easiest (and tastiest!) lasagna ever.
Three Cheese and Sage Ravioli
The easy pesto makes this dish. Be careful when removing the ravioli from the water.
Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage
Two of our loves, ravioli and pancetta, come together to make a delicious and filling easy weeknight dinner.
Bacon Pierogi Bake
Similar to Italy's ravioli, "pierogis" are Polish dumplings made from unleavened bread dough and stuffed with a filling, typically made from potatoes. In this dish, potato-and-onion pierogis are covered with a creamy sauce and cheese, then baked until bubbly and topped with bacon, green onions, and tomatoes. Bake in individual gratin dishes for fun individual "casseroles," and serve with a green salad.
Warm Tortellini and Cherry Tomato Salad
Parsley Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce
Won ton wrappers make a great substitute for homemade pasta, so you can whip up these tasty ravioli on a weeknight. They're made with flat-leaf parsley, also called Italian parsley, which tastes much more robust than the curly variety. Parsley is a great source of vitamins A, C, and K, so use it generously, as this recipe does.
Tuscan Pasta With Tomato-Basil Cream
This elegant pasta dinner will have your family thinking you worked in the kitchen all day long. The secret, though, is refrigerated ravioli and jarred alfredo sauce that's heated with white wine, chopped fresh tomatoes, and fresh basil. Top with grated Parmesan cheese for a tasty finishing touch.
Ravioli with Herbed Ricotta Filling
You can shape the pasta and freeze it up to a month before cooking.
Ravioli with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce
Use pasta that steams in the microwave to avoid the step of bringing a large pot of water to a boil before cooking.
Prep: 4 minutes; Cook: 8 minutes
Ravioli with Snap Peas, Pea Shoots, and Minty Pea Shoot Pesto
Quick Crisp Ravioli with Roasted Tomato Sauce
Ricotta-Pea Ravioli with Asparagus and Mushrooms
00 Flour, or "doppio zero" (double zero), is high-protein Italian flour that's as fine as talcum powder, so it makes an especially silky dough. It's available in many Italian markets, as well as online (amazon.com carries it). You can substitute all-purpose flour, but the pasta won't be as finely textured. Use a mandoline or vegetable peeler to shave the asparagus.
Grilled Fillets with Pecans and Green Bean Ravioli
Cherry Brown Butter Ravioli
The cherries' bursts of sweet juice offset the richness of the pasta.
Pea and Fresh Mint Ravioli
Frozen peas make this pasta especially fast, but shelled fresh peas are wonderful too; cook in boiling water 2 to 3 minutes before making the filling.
Wild Mushroom Pasta Alfredo with Walnuts
Appealing to the eye and palette, Wild Mushroom Pasta Alfredo with Walnuts takes minimal cooking time in the slow cooker. And talk about hands-off cooking, even the past cooks in the slow cooker.
Pumpkin Ravioli with Pumpkin Seed Pesto
This ravioli recipe is perfect for fall but satisfies all year long.
Ravioli with Sautéed Zucchini
Upgrade your pasta night! This dish takes about 15 minutes to come together, and is refreshingly delicious.
Cheese Ravioli With Spicy Tomato Sauce
Change the level of spiciness by adjusting the amount of dried crushed red pepper.
One-pot? Sign us up! This dish packs huge flavor with minimal cleanup. It's perfect for your busy weeknight.
Mushroom Ravioli with Lemon-Caper Mayonnaise
We used a mixture of shiitake and button mushrooms, but you can use any combination of mushrooms. Make the ravioli ahead, and freeze it for up to 2 weeks. You can make the mayonnaise up to 2 days ahead.
Italian Ravioli Casserole
Crabmeat Ravioli with Clam Sauce
Cook the sauce up to two days ahead, and reheat gently over medium-low heat before serving. Prepare a double batch of the sauce while you're at it, and freeze half to toss with pasta for a quick dinner later. You can prepare the ravioli filling up to a day in advance; fill and cook the ravioli just before serving. For a lovely garnish, tuck a fresh oregano sprig into each serving.
Beefy Baked Ravioli with Spinach and Cheese
Everyone will be excited to dig into this comforting skillet supper. Look for ravioli in the refrigerated section—our Test Kitchen prefers Buitoni brand. Substitute ground turkey or chicken for the beef, or replace the spinach with Swiss chard leaves.
Creamy Chicken Ravioli Lasagna
Rich, savory, and indulgent, this shortcut ravioli-lasagna hybrid is creamy and full of flavor. The pesto slightly cuts through the Alfredo sauce, and the combination tastes homemade. For more flavor, try using spinach ravioli. Nobody will ever know it’s made with convenience products like rotisserie chicken and jarred sauce.