Cheesy Italian Sausage Marinara Pot Pie

barbara lentz


This is like a lasagna in a bowl without the noodles. So cheesy. Looks cute when make in the ramekins.

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20 Min
30 Min


8 oz
sweet italian sausage
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 clove
garlic minced
1 medium
shallot diced
1/4 c
dry red wine
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning
3 oz
tomato paste
28 can(s)
crushed tomatoes
salt to taste
11/2 c
ricotta cheese
3/4 c
grated parmesan
1 c
shredded mozzarella
1 Tbsp
each fresh basil and parsley minced
1 pkg
puff pastry sheets thawed
1 medium
egg beaten
1 Tbsp


1Add oil to large skillet. Saute shallots and garlic 2 minutes. Add wine and cook until almost all evaporated. Add sausage and break up into small pieces. A potato masher works good. Add the tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, Italian seasoning and salt. Simmer about 15 minutes.
2Stir together the ricotta cheese, parm cheese, and mozzarella cheese. Stir in the fresh basil and parsley set aside.
3Spray 8 small ramekins. Fill each ramekin half way up with cheese mixture. Top with sausage marinara mixture.
4Roll out the puff pastry sheets using a ramekin cut out a round piece of dough about an inch larger than the diameter of the ramekin. Place the dough over the top of the ramekin pressing carefully down the sides.
5brush with egg and water wash.
Bake at 400 degree for about 30 minutes until dough is browned and no longer doughy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Italian