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Toasted Ravioli

These crisp fried Toasted Ravioli, a St. Louis specialty, are the perfect appetizer to any Italian meal.
Servings 50
Calories 37kcal
Author Garnish & Glaze


  • 1 1/2 pound bag of beef ravioli fresh or frozen*
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups Italian bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil
  • Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • Marinara sauce


  • In a bowl, mix buttermilk and eggs together.
  • In another bowl, mix bread crumbs, salt, and pepper together.
  • Dip each ravioli in the milk mixture and then press into the bread crumbs, coating both sides of the ravioli well. Place on a large baking sheet.
  • Place the breaded ravioli in the freezer for about 30 minutes or until firm. Meanwhile, fill a deep pot with 2 inches of oil and heat to 350 degrees F.
  • Working in batches, place several ravioli in the oil, but not too much that they are overlapping. Cook for 4-5 minutes, flipping halfway, until golden. Remove from the oil and place on a paper towel lined plate or pan. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve warm with marinara sauce for dipping.


*Place bag of frozen ravioli in fridge the day before making to allow to thaw.


Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 42mg | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.4mg