*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Ravioli Casserole
 
 Recipe By     : Rival’s Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Cuisine; 1995
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beef                             Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  pounds        ground beef
    1      medium        onion -- chopped
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
                         or
      1/8  teaspoon      garlic powder
    2      8 oz cans     tomato sauce
    1      14 oz can     stewed tomatoes
    1      te            dried crushed oregano
    1      teaspoon      Italian seasoning
                         salt and pepper -- to taste
    1      10 oz pkg     frozen chopped spinach -- thawed
    1      16 oz pkg     bow-tie pasta -- cooked and drained
      1/2  cu            grated Parmesan cheese
    1 1/2  cups          shredded mozzarella cheese
 
 serves 6
 
 In a large skillet over medium-high ehat, brown ground beef, onion, and garlic.
   Cook until onion becomes clear and soft, approximately 20 minutes.  Drain exc
 ess fat.  Transfer meat mixture to Crock-Pot.  Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, 
 oregano, Italian seasoning, and salt and pepper, stirring to break up stewed to
 matoes.  Cover and cook on Low for 7 to 8 hours or on High for 3 1/2 to 4 hours
 .  In the last 30 minutes turn on High if on Low.  Stir in the cooked pasta, sp
 inach, and cheese.  Serve immediately when mozzarella cheese is melted.
 
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