Baked Ravioli and Vodka Cream Sauce
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1¼ cups vodka
  • 2-28oz cans tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon fresh chopped basil
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3-16 oz bags frozen ravioli (I used beef)
  • 1½ cups fresh mozzarella
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • chopped fresh parsley
  1. In a large pot or dutch oven over medium heat add butter. Add onions and cook until soft about 5 minutes, add garlic and cook another minute. Carefully add in the vodka and simmer uncovered, until reduced by about half, about 5-6 minutes. Add in the tomato sauce, sugar, salt and pepper, oregano, and crushed red pepper. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes. Whisk in basil and cream.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  3. Make ravioli according to the package directions. Layer the ravioli in a 9x13 baking dish. Pour sauce over the ravioli, sprinkle the mozzarella and parmesan cheese on top. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  4. Serves 6-8
  5. Garnish with fresh parsley
Recipe by Butter Your Biscuit at