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Photo courtesy Beef - It's What's For Dinner

Bet you haven't ever thought about topping a classic burger with a Missouri staple — toasted ravioli! It's delicious cheesy goodness.

This recipe is courtesy of Beef - It's What's For Dinner.

Ready in
30 m
20 m
(prepare time)
10 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

Cook's Tip: You may substitute your favorite marinara sauce, if desired.


  • 1 Pound ground beef
  • 4 frozen cheese ravioli
  • 4 Tablespoons marinara sauce (comes with ravioli)
  • 1/4 Cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 4 hamburger buns, split


Prepare toasted ravioli and sauce per package directions.

Combine ricotta cheese and Italian seasoning. 

Add ground beef, mixing lightly but thoroughly. 

Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.

Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.

Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.

Place burger on bottom half of each bun. 

Evenly top burgers with marinara sauce and ravioli. 

Close sandwiches.