Ravioli and Sausage Skillet

Recipe creator's name:  dash
Preparation time:  15 minutes
Total time:  30 minutes
Servings:  8
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 19.5-oz hot Italian Turkey sausage
  • 1 (14.5-oz) can fire roasted petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 (8-oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 16-oz shredded Italian cheese blend, divided
  • 25-oz frozen mini round cheese ravioli
  • 4-oz Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 6 basil leaves, chopped

1. In a large skillet over medium high heat; add olive oil. Remove sausage from casings by slicing them down the side and removing the sausage. Add sausage to skillet. Stir occasionally until cooked through.

2. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, garlic and onion powders, salt and pepper. Mix to combine. Add water, stir well. Add ravioli and cover. Cook 10 minutes or until ravioli is tender, stirring occasionally.

3. Preheat oven to broil.

4. Add 4 ounces of Italian cheese blend to skillet and gently fold in to combine. Sprinkle the remaining 12 ounces over the top of the skillet.

5. Place skillet in oven for 2-4 minutes until the top is bubbly and golden brown. Watch carefully cheese can turn crispy in a blink.

6. Remove from oven with oven mitts!! Sprinkle fresh grated Parmesan cheese over top, garnish with fresh basil, serve and enjoy.