Crowd-Pleasing Ravioli Nachos Recipe
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Crowd-Pleasing Ravioli Nachos Recipe

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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:80 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Bake: 5 min.
MAKES: 80 servings


  • 1 package (25 ounces) frozen cheese ravioli
  • 1 package (25 ounces) frozen sausage ravioli
  • 3 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 (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5 green onions, sliced
  • 1 can (3.8 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • Additional spaghetti sauce, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 ravioli: 87 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Arrange ravioli in an ungreased 15 x 10 x 1-in. baking pan. Spoon sauces over ravioli; sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  4. 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. Yield: 6-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Crowd-Pleasing Ravioli Nachos in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p215

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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PrincessM7 User ID: 6044679 116419
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2014

"These are great and easy to make! I skipped the alfredo sauce and used homemade red sauce only. These would also be good as just fried raviolis with some sauce on the side for dipping. They tend to lose some of the crispiness when you add all the toppings, but they are still yummy!"

MY REVIEW User ID: 1911929 103176
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2011

"This was about the best ravioli Nacho's I have ever tasted and so easy to cook."

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