Lemon-Scented Tuscan Ravioli with Spinach and Raisins
Recipe by: Janice
"Faster than a speeding bullet, this lasagna-like dish is healthy, tasty and practically effortless. The lemon juice and rind really add a lot in terms of fragrance, flavor and sophistication to a quick and easy dish."
Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish or pan with nonstick cooking spray; reserve. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Stir lemon juice (reserve zest for later use) into pasta sauce, then spoon one-third of the sauce into prepared baking dish. Layer with half each of the spinach, raisins and ravioli (may be necessary to place frozen ravioli in a colander and rinse with water to separate). Top with another one-third of the sauce.
Repeat layers, ending with sauce. Cover tightly with foil and bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven; remove foil cover and sprinkle with shredded cheese blend and return to oven, cooking uncovered until hot and bubbly, about 10 additional minutes.
During the baking time, toss together plum tomatoes, basil, pine nuts and reserved lemon zest.
Remove from oven; sprinkle with plum tomato mixture and serve while hot. Makes 6 to 8 servings.