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Ravioli Canadian Ricotta Bake

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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  • Portion size 6 to 8

Ingredients

    1 pkg (350 g) cheese-, meat- or chicken-filled fresh ravioli
    2 small zucchini, thinly sliced
    1 tub (475 g) Canadian Ricotta cheese, drained
    1-1/3 cups (325 mL) grated Canadian Parmesan cheese
    1 egg
    1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh parsley
    1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
    3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil
    6 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
    2 green onions, thinly sliced
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Preparation

In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook ravioli according to package instructions until al dente. Using slotted spoon, transfer ravioli to strainer. In same saucepan, blanch zucchini for 1 minute. Drain well; pat dry.
 
Mix together ricotta, half of the Parmesan cheese, the egg, all but 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the parsley, and the salt and pepper.
 
Brush 11- x 9-inch (2.5 L) casserole or glass baking dish with 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil; layer half of the tomatoes, then half of the ravioli. Scatter zucchini and green onions over top; spread with ricotta mixture.
 
Top with remaining ravioli, then remaining tomatoes. Top with remaining Parmesan and parsley; drizzle with remaining oil.
 
Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven until cheese is golden and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Cut into squares. Makes 6 to 8 servings. 

Nutritional Information Per each of 8 servings:

cal 379 pro 20g total fat 23g sat. fat 10g
carb 24g fibre 2g chol 85mg sodium 660mg
potassium 323mg

% RDI:

calcium 36 iron 13 vit A 19 vit C 15
folate 20
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