Mock Ravioli

Sara Andrea


This is a traditional family favorite, passed down for a few generations, in my husbands family. I asked for the recipe, modified for convenience (no worries tastes the same), and am sharing with you. Enjoy!


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8 +
25 Min
30 Min


  • 1 pkg
    (12 oz) bowtie or large seashell pasta

  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2 can(s)
    (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    (6 oz) tomato paste
  • 1 can(s)
    (6 oz) sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    italian herbs
  • 1/2 tsp

  • 2 bag(s)
    (10 oz) frozen spinach
  • 1/2 c
    parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1 c
    grated cheese (i like the pizza blend)
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1 tsp
  • 4

How to Make Mock Ravioli


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. For Sauce: Saute onion and garlic in olive oil. Add meat and brown. Turn to low heat. Add tomato sauce, mushrooms, salt, pepper, Italian Herbs. Simmer while preparing filling.
  3. For Filling: Run water over frozen spinach until thawed. Squeeze out excess water. Then in a mixing bowl beat eggs. Add oil, parsley, breadcrumbs, cheese, sage and spinach. Stir until combined.
  4. Spray baking dish with cooking spray. Layer 1/2 pasta, 1/2 spinach mixture and 1/2 sauce. Repeat. Bake covered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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About Mock Ravioli

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Heirloom

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