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Ravioli Casserole Recipe

Ravioli Casserole Recipe

The whole family will love the fun, cheesy flavor of this main dish that tastes like lasagna without all the fuss. Time-saving ingredients, including prepared spaghetti sauce and frozen ravioli, hurry the preparation along. —Mary Ann Rothert Austin, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 3-1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 1 package (25 ounces) frozen cheese ravioli, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) small-curd 4% cottage cheese
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1. Spread 1 cup of spaghetti sauce in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Layer with half of the ravioli, 1-1/4 cups of sauce, 1 cup cottage cheese and 2 cups mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 553 calories, 25g fat (14g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 1294mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 34g protein.

Reviews for Ravioli Casserole

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keely27 User ID: 4249986 240495
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"My favorite recipe to make and freeze for new moms. Universally liked and easier to double (or halve) and freeze the recipe compared to classic lasagna"

annrms User ID: 2649709 234090
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2015 Edited Oct. 11, 2015

"Sorry, I posted this in haste; I made the Cheesy Ravioli Bake. BUT, this sure looks good!!!"

AmyE007 User ID: 6828226 202697
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2014

"Tasty...but if we are going to have ravioli, we will just have ravioli."

acooley1 User ID: 62623 202696
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2014

"Delicious and very easy to make. I usually serve this with green beans, a salad, and garlic bread."

cherylyoung User ID: 5912806 52943
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2014

"Very good & easy. I also didn't boil the ravioli, which made it faster to make and alot less clean-up. A keeper."

acooley User ID: 245858 81869
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2014

"Delicious, easy to make and incredibly cheesy!"

Mom2ARE User ID: 7130479 28377
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2013

"This is a new Family Favorite! I put it together in about 15 minutes flat and baked it to melt the cheese and it was LOVED by children and adults alike!!! We will definitely be making this a couple times a month in a household with 4 children!!!"

miss_chen User ID: 7278163 22121
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2013

"No need to precook the raviolis! They'll turn out just fine. I served this with garlic bread. Perfect for non-meat eaters like us."

madizen4 User ID: 5576853 81868
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2013

"Would add more ravioli to this and I did 24 oz of cottage cheese. It was a big hit at an Easter party we went to."

serovy User ID: 1139481 202695
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2012

"Loved recipe by all! Quick and easy dish--basically a lasagna taste without the fuss! I have made this for other families who just have had life changing circumstances and they have asked for the recipe to make again. This is a recipe my 4yr requests time and time over."

musthavemuzk User ID: 5295610 22113
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2012

"saw a similar one about a week ago and then looked for related as it didnt grab my attention, but loved the idea of it.

no cheese ravioli on the shelf so grabbed beef and used it. used italian blend shredded and regular mozzerella. didnt use parmesan on top.
this is verry tasty!"

MY REVIEW User ID: 36307 51474
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2012

"This recipe is a favorite with my children."

christinem0616 User ID: 5343692 52942
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2012

"My husband, who is really particular about his food, LOVED this! So did all my kids, 4, 2.5, and 10 months :) Definitely a keeper!"

Folgers_up User ID: 6161218 22475
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2011

"I have been aking ravioli casserole for years. I add pepperoni layers after the cheese layers. Also, you do not need to cook raviloi's. They only need to be thawed out seperated in a single layer on wax paper. They cook and expand during baking and less pots and mess to clean up."

sulynn051467 User ID: 4338984 46601
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2011

"I have made this twice now and even members of my family who don't care much for cheese love this quick and tasty recipe!"

New Recipe Night! User ID: 5861696 60465
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2011

"This was really good and I don't even care that much for lasagna!"

tea-talk User ID: 3784836 17179
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2011

"This was good, but I felt like it was just way too much cheese! I would probably add some meat next time, and maybe some onion and green pepper. I feel like this is a good idea that just needs tweaked a little to make it really great."

rstock User ID: 5768827 60454
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2011

"This was absolutely delicious! Tastes just like lasagna without all the fuss. I used a spinach ravioli and my husband and son didn't even notice they actually getting a serving of vegetable! Great recipe!"

ppk0716 User ID: 5669951 46596
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2010

"Oh my! I LOVE this recipe! I've made it a bunch of times already, and it is incredible. I highly recommend this because besides being very delicious, it is very simple to make with simple ingredients. You won't regret making this."

pixiebaker User ID: 2010271 46595
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"This dish was just okay for me. I definitely want to make it again, however, and experiment with different sauces and cheeses. Thanks for the recipe, Taste of Home!"

maudemarie User ID: 5342095 46473
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2010

"I made this years ago when Quick Cooking first came out. It is fast easy and really yummy!"

lisamc User ID: 304985 81867
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2010

"I've made this several times and our family enjoys it. I use meat filled ravioli sometimes for a change. It's yummy!"

jadedraven User ID: 2665649 81866
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2010

"This was really good and so simple...i just used what I had on hand so 1% cottage cheese and I didn't have as much shredded cheese as the recipe called for but it was still really really good, i'm going to make it again soon but add more garlic to the sauce and maybe a can of mushrooms as well"

leo11m User ID: 4979112 52938
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2010

"This was very good. Super tasty and so simple to make. I did add some lean ground beef to the sauce, and next time, I'd add a bit more pasta sauce...maybe 1/4 to 1/2 bottle make it a little more saucy."

Becky Smith User ID: 1662638 28376
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2010

"My family loved this recipe. I used beef ravioli instead of cheese as my husband is not a fan. It turned out great - like a short cut lasagna."

bill j User ID: 4772850 28315
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2010

"i made this casserole 4 my girlfriends Christmas party&everbody loved it."

Elaine316 User ID: 4469395 51453
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2009

"This recipe is so quick and easy and super delicious! I have made it with both cottage and ricotta cheese and it is good either way. I didn't think to add meat so that is a great tip that I'll try next time. Definately a family favorite that we serve often."

Melissa Mitchell User ID: 2074564 23808
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2009

"My husband loved this recipe. He loves meat, so I added ground beef to mine too. Very easy to prepare and great taste."

rachellestratton User ID: 2983875 52521
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2009

"My family loved this dish too!! I added hamburger to the sauce as well. I really love ricotta cheese and will be trying it with ricotta instead of cottage cheese next time."

lake_place User ID: 3998716 52509
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2009

"This was a great, easy recipe. Made it ahead of time and stored it in the fridge. Added the pepperoni layers - great tip!"

5cooks User ID: 1780501 60452
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2009

"My husband isn't a fan of any kind of pasta, but he loves this dish! I added hamburger also as well as adding layers of pepperoni with the mozzarella and cottage cheese. It adds a great little zip to this recipe"

greeneyesfrphilly User ID: 3898147 17178
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2009

"My kids loved this can they not, we love just about anything pasta!!!! Came out watery, don't know why. Will make some adjustments next time around...and there will be a next time!!!!"

5hungrykids User ID: 1062637 52935
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2008

"This is a kid friendly meal! My kids and husband loved this! I did add cooked ground beef with the spaghetti sauce because my husband has to have meat in every dish. I don't care much for ravioli so I didn't like this dish very much, but I will definately be making it again for the kids! Serve with garlic bread and a salad and you have a complete meal. Very fast to make also."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.