Creamy Cheese Ravioli with Summer Squash

Sweet sautéed onion and yellow squash complement the creamy cheese sauce in this easy stovetop ravioli dish. Tortellini or gnocchi can also be substituted for the ravioli.

A yellow plate with cheese ravioli and slices of yellow squash covered with cheese sauce. There is a fork on top of the ravioli.

A yellow plate with cheese ravioli and slices of yellow squash covered with cheese sauce. There is a fork on top of the ravioli.

Creamy Cheese Ravioli with Summer Squash

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 5 sesrvings
Calories per Serving: 439
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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Sweet sautéed onion and yellow squash complement the creamy cheese sauce in this easy stovetop ravioli dish.

Ingredients

  • 25 oz. bag frozen cheese ravioli, cooked according to package directions
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 yellow squash, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Instructions

  • Prepare ravioli according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil and add onion. Cook until onion is tender.
  • Add squash. Sauté, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes until squash becomes tender.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • In a small bowl, combine milk, flour, and butter; mix until well blended. Pour milk mixture and lemon juice into squash pan and cook over medium heat about 3-5 minutes until slightly thickened.
  • In a large bowl or in the pan the ravioli was cooked in, mix together the cooked, drained ravioli with the squash mixture. Add grated parmesan cheese and stir until cheese has melted.
  • Serve warm with additional cheese if desired.

Notes

Tortellini or gnocchi can be substituted for the ravioli for variety.
Recipe Author: Mary Ann Kelley

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