3 Cheese Ravioli
With Chicken Sausage, Arugula and Farmers Market Tomato Sauce.

Prep Time:

30 minutes

Cook Time:

40 Minutes

Serves:

4 Servings

Level:

Crowd Pleaser

About the Recipe

This tomato sauce recipe is as versatile as our 3 cheese ravioli. You can substitute any vegetable or protein to suit your taste.

Ingredients

2, 8 oz Packages of MDI Girl 3 Cheese Ravioli


Sauce

  • Olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, rough chopped

  • 1 shallot, diced

  • 2 lbs ripe (med-large) tomatoes, cored and cut in half

  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano ( or 1/2 teaspoon dried, or use Italian seasoning)

  • 1–2 tablespoon fresh basil, torn or chopped

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Grated parmesan and chopped basil for garnish


  • Your favorite farmers market chicken sausage.

  • Arugula

Preparation

  • Pre-heat oven to 400 F


  • Boil MDI Girl 3 Cheese Ravioli according to package directions, (be sure not to cook ravioli's before sauce is ready).


  • Drizzle a large, rimmed baking sheet with olive oil. Place the sliced tomatoes cut-side down on the sheet pan, season with salt and pepper and roast 30 minutes or until skins have lifted off the tomatoes.

  • While tomato's are cooking, cut the Chicken sausage into slices. Pan fry then in 2 table spoons of olive oil, until cooked through, set aside. Then lightly sauté arugula and set aside.

  • Let tomato's cool, pull off the skins, then pour all the tomatoes and their roasting juices into a bowl. Mash with a fork or potato masher.


  • Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a pan, add chopped shallot. After Shallots have cooked for 3 minutes and are softened add garlic and cook for another 30 seconds.


  • Add roasted tomato's, oregano to the mixture. Heat through. Add fresh basil at the end, season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • PLATE Add the sausage, arugula and cooked cheese ravioli to the sauce, garnish with parmesan cheese and chopped basil.