Saucy Ravioli with Meatballs


Three of the all-time-best Italian convenience products -- spaghetti sauce, frozen ravioli, and frozen Italian meatballs -- make this a super-speedy dish to prepare.

Saucy Ravioli with Meatballs
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Stand Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
5 hrs 5 mins


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 26 ounce jars spaghetti sauce with mushrooms and onions

  • 2 24 ounce packages frozen ravioli

  • 1 12 ounce package frozen cooked Italian meatballs, thawed

  • 2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)

  • ½ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Lightly coat a 5 1/2- or 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add 1 cup of the spaghetti sauce. Add frozen ravioli from one package and the meatballs. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Top with remaining spaghetti sauce from first jar. Add ravioli from remaining package and remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Pour spaghetti sauce from second jar over mixture in cooker.

  2. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 4 1/2 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Turn off cooker. Sprinkle ravioli mixture with Parmesan cheese. Cover; let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

510 Calories
18g Fat
67g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 510
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 1551mg 67%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 24%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 10.6mg 53%
Calcium 414mg 32%
Iron 2.9mg 16%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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