Thursday, February 7, 2008

Inside-Out Ravioli

Last night's weather was unbelieveable......thunder and lightning big time while it poured "ice"...crazy!! Kept the dogs up which meant it kept us up....so this will be a nice slow day...love this retirement!! Here is a dish i use to make for the kids...easy...would come home from work and whip this up....

Inside-Out Ravioli
1 lb.ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove minced garlic
1 (10oz) pkg. frozen, chopped spinach
1 (1 lb) jar spaghetti sauce with mushrooms
1 (8oz) can/jar of tomato sauce
1 (6oz) can tomato paste
1/2 tsp.salt
dash of pepper
1 (7z) pkg.shell or elbow macaroni, cooked, drained
1 cup shredded sharp cheese
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
2 well beaten eggs
1/4 cup salad oil

Brown first 3 ingredients in a large skillet. Cook spinach using package directions (use microwave). Drain, reserving liquid; add water to make 1 cup. Add spinach liquid and next 5 ingredients to meat mixture. simmer 10 minutes. Combine spinach with macaroni and remaining ingrediets; spread in 13x9x2 inch baking dish. Top with meat sauce. Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Freezes well. Serves 8-10...(in my house 4)

4 comments:

SusanD said...

OMG! Sounds so scrumptious!!!

Pinewoodtoo (Ann) said...

Dawn I finally made it to your blog. It is really good. Come and visit me at mine. I will link mine to yours too ok?

Jackie said...

Oh this sounds good...it is 3:30 in the morning and I am hungry...but more work than I want to do right now.......but will save this and maybe make it WW friendly :)

Heather said...

I will pull up a chair to have some! Yum-o!!!!