Mock Ravioli Recipe
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 3-1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups medium pasta shells, cooked and drained
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1. In a skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce and salt; set aside.
- 2. In a bowl, combine the pasta, spinach, cheeses, eggs and oil. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with the meat sauce.
- 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.
To quickly thaw frozen spinach, place it in a colander and rinse with warm water for 2 to 3 minutes. Drain thoroughly by squeezing out the water with your hands.
1 each: 472 calories, 28g fat (8g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 1008mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 23g protein.