Italian sausage and 4 cheese ravioli

Aimee Fortney

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Using frozen ravioli, this delicious dinner is done in a flash!

ravioli in sauce

Italian night is a delightful way to enjoy ravioli day by making this delicious dish. Italian sausage, ravioli and marinara, just make sure you make enough!

Italian sausage and 4 cheese ravioli

Serves 6-8


  • 1 pound mild Italian sausage, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 package 4 cheese ravioli (found in the refrigerated section)
  • 1 can or jar of your favorite spaghetti sauce or marinara sauce
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • Fresh basil, if desired


  1. In a large pot, boil 5 quarts of water and add ravioli.
  2. Cook for 7 to 9 minutes.
  3. Saute sausage, onion and bell pepper until sausage is done.
  4. Remove from pan. Add sauce to pan and heat until warm.
  5. Add cream and stir until incorporated into the sauce. Add sausage mixture. Add chopped basil if desired.
  6. Drain ravioli. Put desired amount of sauce over ravioli. Serve with salad and garlic bread.

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Aimee Fortney
Aimee Fortney is “Not the Perfect Cook.” Retiring at age 31 as a bilingual political consultant, Aimee is now a cookbook author, blogger, recipe developer and inspirational food lover, who lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and daughter. Aimee can be seen on Nashville’s WSMV and you can read her blogs, recipes and funny, “Not the Perfect Cook” adventures as she strives to keep families out of the drive thru, cooking at home (on a budget) on her website, and follow her on twitter, @aimeefortney.