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Crowd-Pleasing Ravioli Nachos

Lightly breaded and deep-fried, ravioli goes to a new level in this nacho-like appetizer. Kids and grown-ups can’t get enough of the crispy, cheesy, flavorful crowd pleasers.—Robert Doornbos, Jenison, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 1 hour Bake: 5 min.
  • Makes
    6-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 package (25 ounces) frozen cheese ravioli
  • 1 package (25 ounces) frozen sausage ravioli
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 3/4 cup Alfredo sauce
  • 3/4 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 green onions, sliced
  • 1 can (3.8 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • Additional spaghetti sauce, optional

Directions

  • Cook ravioli according to package directions. Drain and pat dry. Place eggs in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, pepper flakes, pepper and garlic salt. Dip ravioli in the eggs, then bread crumb mixture.
  • In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry ravioli, a few at a time, for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  • Arrange ravioli in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Spoon sauces over ravioli; sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  • Bake at 350° for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with onions and olives. Serve immediately with additional spaghetti sauce if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 ravioli: 87 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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