What’s for Dinner? Easy-Tasty Tex-Mex Ravioli

Do your taste buds get confused when mixing Italian and Mexican foods?  I understand.  My mind was twisted and confused when my friend Ginger first told me about this recipe.

Tex-Mex Ravioli @CurtainQueenCreates.com

But with the first bite, all confusion is gone.  What is left behind is delicious flavor and a happy dance inside your mouth.

Easy-Tasty Tex-Mex Ravioli

Stir together salsa, crushed tomatoes, and cumin.

Easy-Tasty Tex-Mex Ravioli

Pour a little in the bottom of a deep baking dish, and then line with frozen beef ravioli.  Top with chopped green onion and drained black beans.

Making Tex-Mex Ravioli

Is your mouth watering yet?

Pour the remaining sauce over top to cover.

Easy-Tasty Tex-Mex Ravioli

Top evenly with two cheeses, cover, and bake.

Easy-Tasty Tex-Mex Ravioli

I prepared this quickly before leaving for church, set the delayed timer, and returned to lunch cooked and ready!

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Easy-Tasty Tex-Mex Ravioli
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A Mexican pasta casserole that's easy to make and tasty to eat.
Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 8 servings
  • 16 ounce jar mild (we prefer medium) salsa
  • 10.75 ounce can tomato puree or crushed tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 28 ounce bag frozen beef ravioli, un-thawed
  • 19 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack
  1. Combine first three ingredients. Pour ½ cup of mixture into a 2-quart baking dish (or 11 x 7-inch baking dish).
  2. Top evenly with frozen ravioli.
  3. Layer black beans, green onions, and remaining sauce mixture; top evenly with cheeses.
  4. Cover and bake in 350-degree oven for 45 minutes or until bubbly.
  5. Remove covering and bake 5 more minutes.
  6. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.


Remember my Nutty Orange Feta Salad?  Horrors, I let us run out of mandarin oranges, so I substituted the oranges with Craisins™.  Oh, my!  It’s excellent!

Nutty Craisin Feta Salad

It made a wonderful pairing with the entrée.  You just can’t beat fresh mixed greens…nuts…feta…fruit.

Easy-Tasty Tex-Mex Ravioli

What’s for dinner at your house?  Anything you’d like to share with us?




    • says

      Thanks you, Jenna. It’s a really good casserole. Sliders are always nice, and I think you’ll like this Tex-Mex dish, too. Happy weekend!

    • says

      It’s really easy to make, too…always a bonus. I hope you’ll let me know how you like it. I hope your weekend is wonderful!