Ravioli Lasagna with Baby Kale and Italian Sausage

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Put a twist on your usual lasagna recipe with this bubbly bake that uses ravioli for the pasta. If you're feeling creative swap out the cheese-filled ravioli called for and use your favorite filled pasta.

Ravioli Lasagna with Baby Kale and Italian Sausage
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 1 5-6 ounce pkg. baby kale, coarsely chopped

  • 12 ounce Italian-flavor cooked chicken sausage, chopped

  • 1 ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese (6 oz.)

  • ½ cup snipped fresh basil

  • 1 28 ounce can no-salt-added crushed tomatoes

  • 1 14.5 ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes with garlic, undrained

  • 1 8 ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce

  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed

  • 2 9 ounce pkg. refrigerated cheese-filled ravioli

  • Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 3-qt. rectangular baking dish. In a large bowl combine kale, sausage, 3/4 cup of the mozzarella cheese, and the basil. For sauce, in another large bowl combine next five ingredients (through fennel seeds).

  2. Spread about 1 cup of the sauce in the prepared dish. Top with half of the ravioli and kale mixture. Spoon 1 cup of the sauce over kale mixture. Top with remaining ravioli, kale mixture, and sauce. Sprinkle with the remaining 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese.

  3. Cover with nonstick or greased foil. Bake 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake about 25 minutes more or until heated through. If desired, top with a mixture of Parmesan cheese and additional basil.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

378 Calories
13g Fat
40g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 378
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 858mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 21.9mg 110%
Calcium 352mg 27%
Iron 3.5mg 19%
Potassium 276mg 6%
Folate, total 27.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*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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