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cheesy italian sausage marinara pot pie

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

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

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheesy italian sausage marinara pot pie

  • 8 oz
    sweet italian sausage
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 md
    shallot diced
  • 1/4 c
    dry red wine
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 3 oz
    tomato paste
  • 28 can
    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 md
    egg beaten
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make cheesy italian sausage marinara pot pie

  • 1
    Add 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.
  • 2
    Stir together the ricotta cheese, parm cheese, and mozzarella cheese. Stir in the fresh basil and parsley set aside.
  • 3
    Spray 8 small ramekins. Fill each ramekin half way up with cheese mixture. Top with sausage marinara mixture.
  • 4
    Roll 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.
  • 5
    brush with egg and water wash. Bake at 400 degree for about 30 minutes until dough is browned and no longer doughy.

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