Baked Ravioli Lasagna is easy and cheesy. A new family favorite made quick with refrigerated or frozen ravioli and jarred sauce. This is also a great dish that can be frozen for a later night.
This post has been updated February 3, 2020.
Baked Ravioli Lasagna is a great meal the whole family will enjoy. Quick and easy dinner perfect for a busy weeknight. If you are a busy mom like me sometimes you need those go-to dinners that can be made fast, everyone will eat and even have enough for leftovers. This pasta dish fills all of these needs!
Ground beef, ravioli, cheese, cottage cheese, egg, marinara sauce, crushed tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
Why this recipe works
- Frozen Ravioli makes this meal quick to assemble. You can also use refrigerated ravioli.
- Layers of cheese and sauce makes this a delicious lasagna a winner.
- To assemble this easy ravioli lasagna, brown beef in a skillet over medium heat.
- Once cooked, drain excess liquid and add salt and Italian seasoning.
- Stir in marinara sauce and crushed tomatoes. In a small bowl, mix together cottage cheese, parsley and egg.
- Spread a half cup of sauce on the bottom of baking dish.
- Add a layer of refrigerated or frozen ravioli, then a layer of cottage cheese, then sauce and mozzarella cheese. Do one more layer of each ending with mozzarella cheese.
- Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until cheese is melted.
🌡️ Can you freeze
Yes, you can freeze this casserole. Once assembled you can let completely cool and then wrap with plastic wrap and the foil and freeze. You can also bake then let cool and wrap up. To reheat, let thaw in the refrigerator overnight and then bake.
This ultimate comfort food, ground beef and pasta recipe is a winner in our house! Serve with a salad and crusty bread for a feast! I hope your family will enjoy it as much as we do!
🍴 More easy dinners
- Cheesy Beef and Rice
- Instant Pot Pesto Chicken
- Crockpot Chicken Fajitas
- Crockpot Chicken and Rice
- Baked Mostaccioli
Baked Ravioli Lasagna
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 25 oz bag frozen or fresh cheese ravioli
- 1 24 oz small curd cottage cheese
- 1 egg
- 1 24 oz jar marinara sauce
- 1 14 oz can crushed tomatoes
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
- 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
- Preheat oven 350 degrees F. Spray 9x13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
- In a large skillet, brown and crumble meat until no longer pink over medium heat.
- Drain excess liquid.
- Add marinara sauce, crushed tomatoes, salt and Italian seasoning.
- In a small bowl, mix together cottage cheese, parsley, and egg.
- Take 1/2 cup sauce and spread over bottom of baking dish.
- Layer half of the ravioli on top of sauce in a single layer.
- Spread half of the cottage cheese mixture over ravioli.
- Take half of the sauce and spread over cottage cheese.
- Spread 1 cup of mozzarella over sauce.
- Repeat steps, ending with mozzarella.
- Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. I like to bake mine an extra 5-10 minutes under the broiler.
- Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.
Found it to be too saucy. The stewed tomatoes weren’t needed. But its good otherwise.
Vickie Leslie Thaxter
Can this be made without cottage cheese? No ricotta either
Yes you could just use some extra mozzarella cheese. It will be more like ravioli with a beef sauce than a lasagna.
Have made this lasagna recipe many times,This dish has been requested this Christmas Eve.It is so versatile and so delicious.
Love this! So easy!