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Denise’s Toasted Ravioli Recipe

When we go out to our favorite Italian restaurant I always like to get the toasted ravioli appetizer but they disappear so fast that I decided to start making them at home so I could have more than one or two in a sitting. They’re so good and so easy to make that I could eat them for my whole meal, but they do make for a nice simple appetizer and they’re perfect for entertaining too!

All you need to make this delicious dish are a few simple ingredients that you likely already have on hand.

Serve your toasted ravioli as an appetizer or they make a great side dish to go along with a dinner salad  or pasta. Include some marinara or spaghetti sauce for dipping and watch them disappear!

Toasted Ravioli

Yield – 6 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 15 minutes


  • 1 bag of fresh or frozen Beef Ravioli
  • 1 1/2 cups Italian Style Bread Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • oil for frying



  • Prepare ravioli according to directions on the package. Drain and allow to cool.
  • Beat the egg and milk together in a small bowl.
  • Combine the bread crumbs and 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese in another small bowl.
  • Dredge the ravioli in the egg and milk mixture, then in the bread crumb mixture.
  • Place gently into hot oil and fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan cheese and serve with a marinara sauce for dipping.