Slow-Cooker Cheesy Ravioli Casserole (Crowd Size)

Come home to a ready-to-serve casserole just right for toting to an evening potluck.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
large clove garlic, finely chopped
1
can (26 ounces) four cheese-flavored spaghetti sauce
1
can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
2
packages (25 ounces each) frozen beef-filled ravioli
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic in oil about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender. Stir in spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce and Italian seasoning.
  • 2 Place 1 cup of the sauce mixture in bottom of 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add 1 package frozen ravioli; top with 1 cup of the cheese. Top with remaining package of ravioli; top with remaining 1 cup cheese. Pour remaining sauce mixture over top.
  • 3 Cover and cook on low heat setting 5 to 7 hours or until ravioli are tender. Sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

Serve with a loaf of crusty French bread and a tossed green salad.

Italian seasoning is a blend of typical Italian herbs such as thyme, oregano, basil, savory, marjoram, rosemary and sage. Using this blend saves you from adding all these seasonings separately.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
125),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
145mg
145%;
Sodium
1510mg
1510%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
58%;
Vitamin C
16%;
Calcium
28%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.