Beef Ragu with Ravioli

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 16, 2022
This sweet, no-stress sauce from our Test Kitchen tastes like it was simmering all day! Serve it over your favorite refrigerated or frozen ravioli for an easy meal maker.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 pound plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup red wine or additional beef broth
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (20 ounces) refrigerated cheese ravioli
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomatoes, broth, wine, tomato paste, rosemary, sugar, garlic and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  2. Cook ravioli according to package directions; drain. Serve with meat sauce. If desired, sprinkle with cheese .

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 672 calories, 21g fat (10g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 1181mg sodium, 74g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 7g fiber), 44g protein.