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Jenny's Mock Ravioli Recipe

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This recipe for Jenny's Mock Ravioli, by , is from A Taste of the Spirit - Book II, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Martha Keenum/Jenny McLemore
Added: Wednesday, September 30, 2009


2 lbs. ground beef
1 chopped onion, small to medium
2 cans tomato paste
1 can sliced mushrooms
1 package bow tie noodles, cooked according to package directions
1 package frozen spinach
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 lb. grated cheese, sharp or medium cheddar
1/4 c. oil
3 cloves minced garlic
2 c. crushed cracker crumbs
salt and pepper to taste
Grated Parmesan cheese for topping

Saute onions and garlic in a little oil. Add beef and cook until brown. Add tomato paste, mushrooms, salt and pepper and simmer for about an hour.
Spinach mixture: mix eggs, spinach, cracker crumbs, oil and half of the grated cheese and set it aside.
In a baking pan alternate layers of noodles, meat sauce and spinach mixture. End with layer of meat mixture on top. Sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top and top with Parmesan cheese. Bake 325 for approximately 45 minutes, or until bubbly.




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