Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 10 mins

My grandmother-in-law's recipe. It is requested by nearly everyone who tastes it. Recently the club we belong to added it to their permanent menu. Nonna made her own pasta dough - but I use won ton wrappers. It is the filling that makes these!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 Tbs. oil in large skillet, add meat and brown well.
  2. Drain fat from meat and add salt, pepper, garlic powder and nutmeg. Set aside.
  3. Drain thawed spinach, squeezing to eliminate excess water.
  4. Saute spinach with 3 Tbs. oil sprinkled with garlic powder.
  5. Add spinach to meat and stir well. Continue sauteing for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Cool, then add egg and Paresan cheese mixing well.
  7. Place 2 teaspoons filling into center of won ton wrapper. If using less filling - fold wrapper over and seal edges using a bit of water. If using more filling- place a second wrapper over filling and seal using a bit of water.
  8. Note: Nonna made the filling and then placed several slices of bread into a bowl. Then put the filling on top of the bread. She let that sit in the refrigerator to absorb any excess fat drippings. Then she would place filling into pasta.
  9. Place pasta in boiling water until float to top. Ravioli may be frozen.


Most Helpful

Delicious and easy! Everyone was asking for the recipe. I used ground turkey and fresh baby spinach sauteed with garlic. Served it with some marinara on the side. Thank you.

Katanashrp January 02, 2012

Nonna Marfisa was my great-grandmother. I have searched high and low for ravioli this good. No one seems to combine meat and spinach as a filling anywhere else. This is easy and delicious and it freezes well, in case you don't eat all that you make...doubtful!

Jill Ann May 28, 2007

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