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Cheesy Ravioli Bake Recipe

Cheesy Ravioli Bake Recipe

It takes less than 30 minutes to prep this hearty, crowd-pleasing meal. Nutmeg, white wine and basil give it an extra-special flavor you just can't help but love. —Margie Williams, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 package (25 ounces) frozen cheese ravioli
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup white wine or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh basil
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2-1/2 cups marinara or spaghetti sauce


  • 1. Cook ravioli according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, salt and nutmeg until smooth; gradually add milk and wine. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in the basil, 1 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • 3. Drain ravioli; toss with sauce mixture. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with 1 cup mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce; sprinkle with remaining cheeses.
  • 4. Cover and bake at 375° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until bubbly. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 503 calories, 22g fat (12g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 1155mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 27g protein.

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curlylis85 User ID: 3166950 241640
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2016

"I think that the creamy sauce makes it a little like a lasagna, but made with ravioli. I've always made this with dried basil and it still tastes great!"

annrms User ID: 2649709 234335
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2015

""I made the casserole, but I assembled it in an 8x8 aluminum pan with two layers of raviolis. I had leftover ground meat sauce so I used that instead of marinara. The "white cheese sauce" was easy to make, and it's very tasty.""

AllisonO User ID: 7446023 234327
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2015

"This was a simple recipe and used easy-to-find-in-our-kitchen ingredients! I used chicken broth in place of the wine/vegetable broth, and dried crushed basil in place of the fresh. Both substitutions were fine. I also used extra marinara sauce and layered some of this on the bottom of the dish before baking.

I felt that the recipe made too much of the creamy white sauce and ended up taking almost a cup and a half of this out to use for another recipe. When I make this again, I will definitely reduce this part of the recipe."

jetchick24 User ID: 3139822 218838
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2015

"Very tasty and easy to make. I used about a cup and a half on milk in the sauce because I have learned from other recipes that less is more. I used 1 cup of mozzerella and 1/4 parmesan but next time I will cut back on the cheese. I also omitted the the second cup of mozzerella that it says to add before putting the marinara on top because I felt it would be too much. I did sprinkle a small amount of mozzerella on top before baking and didn't add any more parmsean letting individuals add it if they desire. I will definitely make this again!"

robnat420 User ID: 2092551 165135
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2013

"easy to make and VERY DELICIOUS!"

scrapo User ID: 2908723 179788
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2012

"Very Tasty! There was alot of sauce, but I tend to like that and it was thick & cheesy! The nutmeg added a very nice different taste, that I loved!"

chefdesucre User ID: 6026192 210651
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2011

"This was very yummy. I think that there was a bit too much sauce for that amount of ravioli, so I think next time I'll use more pasta so we don't have so much extra sauce. Thanks!"

tbkerri User ID: 4222116 98697
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2011

"This was very good. My husband and one-year-old loved it. I won't make it too often though because it's not very healthy. I followed the receipe exactly."

Amers7601 User ID: 5347166 112327
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2011

"Delicious! I split it into 2 small casserole dishes and froze the 2nd one for another day since it's just my husband and me. The only thing I did differently was to use dried basil since that is what I had."

kitkat1201 User ID: 3729889 167459
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2011

"I loved this. I added some fresh sauteed spinach. Even my meat loving husband cleaned his plate !"

HMRintelman User ID: 3601621 113752
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2011

"I used Prego Spaghetti Sauce, better flavor IMO. Also, I thought it was a bit too cheesy so the next time I made it I used ravioli with meat rather than cheese. It was delicious that way."

tljuristy User ID: 3782419 104757
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2010

"The entire family loved this, it's a keeper!"

dragynmyrlin User ID: 1357585 122283
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2010

"Absolutely delicious. Would start making sauce mix while ravioli was cooking next time to shorten it up but easy and good."

margaretgraf User ID: 983528 181005
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2010

"First try was a little bland, so I used 1/2 of the mozzarella and 1/2 pepper jack cheese. Gave it a little more pizzazz! It was a hit!"

Essheep User ID: 3316045 183368
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2010

"I've made this several times and loved it every time! It has enough "real" cooking to make me feel like I prepared a meal, but without a lot of ingredients to make it expensive."

auburn78 User ID: 4939634 98695
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2010

"It was simple to make and my whole family enjoyed it. I have made it again a second time and used wine...much beter with wine."

wormer02 User ID: 2547360 179787
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2010

"It is very quick to prepare, absolutely divine, and better yet, my young boys love it too! I think it makes it much better to use a white wine over the chicken it a very nice flavor! Everyone raves about it when I prepare it for guests."

Lynnette68 User ID: 3100774 210650
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2009

"This is not a bad recipe, but it's overly cheesy and saucy. It tastes good, but not special enough to make again."

ngancy14511 User ID: 1728084 167458
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2009

"What a tasty meal...I was pleasently surprized!!!"

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