Skip the usual two-hour baking time for lasagna and get your pot ready for this saucy, cheese dish that’s guaranteed to satisfy hangry tots. Aberdeen’s Kitchen came up with the brilliant plan to replace lasagna pasta with ravioli for an extra cheesy bite that cooks up in 20 minutes! Read on for the recipe.

Serves 4

1 9 oz packet refrigerated 4 cheese ravioli
2 1/2 cups marinara sauce
3 cups baby spinach
1 cup chicken stock
1 cup part skim ricotta cheese
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
Ground black pepper to taste

1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, pour marinara sauce and chicken stock and stir together. Bring to a boil.
2. Add spinach and ravioli. Add ricotta cheese in large chunks around the pan.  Return to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, until spinach is wilted and ravioli is cooked through.
3. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese, and fresh ground black pepper to serve.

It never hurts to add more veggies! What greens would you add for that extra crunch? Share your ideas in the comments below.

This amazing recipe and photo is provided by Aberdeen’s Kitchen, a creative food blog that focuses on comfort foods and easy recipes. Visit Aberdeen’s Kitchen for more great ideas, from kale chips as snacks to veggie pot pies, to round out your meals. Follow her on Instagram for delicious food pictures!