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Slow Cooker Pesto Ravioli

by Laura

I really and starting to appreciate the simplicity of things.  Setting a new years goal to simplify has been so nice. So today I have a simple ravioli dish for you.  It has 2 main benefits – it is made in the slow cooker (gotta love that) and you only need six ingredients to make it.

I loved having an easy meal to prepare for my family and my family absolutely love this dish.  I was worried that my 2 youngest kiddos would turn their nose up at the pesto and they didn’t.  There was no leftovers from this meal.  It was completely devoured.

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Slow Cooker Pesto Ravioli


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella, divided
  • 1 (24 oz) jar pasta sauce (I used Kirkland Marinara)
  • 1 (25 oz) pkg. frozen ravioli

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, stir together the ricotta, pesto, and 1/2 cup parmesan until combined; set aside.
  2. Add 1 cup of the pasta sauce on bottom of slow cooker. Spread to coat the bottom of the slow cooker.
  3. Next, place 1/2 of the bag of frozen ravioli in the slow cooker.
  4. Take 1/2 of the ricotta mixture and spread it on top of the ravioli and the sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the mozzarella.
  5. Repeat layers again (1 cup sauce, remaining frozen ravioli, remaining ricotta, remaining mozzarella).
  6. Spread remaining sauce over top. Cook on low for 3 hours.
  7. Remove lid and add sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup parmesan. Replace lid and cook an additional 30 minutes on low. Serves 6.

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Recipe adapted from Semi Homemade Mom.

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5 comments

Sabrina April 27, 2015 - 10:38 am

I made this last night and it was delicious. My whole family devoured it. Thank you for the recipe!

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Heather March 27, 2015 - 12:26 pm

If I doubled the recipe, how long do you think I would need to cook?

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Easy Tortellini Bake | Real Mom Kitchen February 26, 2015 - 8:09 am

[…] technically, you could even use this as a side dish if you like. This recipe is similar to the Slow Cooker Pesto Ravioli recipe I have shared before but with 3 main […]

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Rebecca D January 1, 2014 - 11:55 am

I would like to try this recipe for Sunday mornings to eat after church. Do you think it would overcook if it had to stay in the slowcooker another hour?

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Lynn H @ Turnips 2 Tangerines March 12, 2013 - 11:05 am

Stopping by from Gooseberry Patch Recipe Round Up! This looks delicious! Something my family would love:) Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines

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