French Onion Mushroom Ravioli

This Mushroom Ravioli with French Onion Sauce takes less than 15 minutes to prepare. With only 5 ingredients it is the perfect dish for busy weeknight dinners. The secret to the delicious sauce? The creamy and silky French Onion Sauce is made with Daisy Sour Cream French Onion Dip. It has all the homemade flavor of caramelized onions and herby goodness with none of the work. The quick sauce is combined with fresh packaged ravioli, creating an impressive, yet super easy dinner in minutes.

Not only is the French Onion Sauce easy to make, it’s also easily customizable. Fresh herbs and extra Parmesan cheese add an elegant touch. Adding any precooked meat or veggies to the sauce will make a heartier dish sure to please your family and friends. This recipe is easily scalable. You can double it for larger groups or divide it in half for a couple.

You’ll enjoy this restaurant quality pasta with French Onion Sauce so much that it’s sure to become a staple in your recipe rotation. This easy but simple dish will impress your guests with minimal prep time.

Mushroom Ravioli with French Onion Sauce Ingredients

  • Premade Mushroom Ravioli: Easily accessible in your grocery refrigerator section, premade pasta cooks in only a few minutes and have the fresh taste that rivals homemade pasta without the mess. The texture of fresh pasta is more tender and chewier than frozen pasta.
  • Daisy French Onion Dip: The secret ingredient to this delicious dish, the dip, adds a creamy deliciousness. It has all the flavor of caramelized onions with none of the work. It makes the base of the sauce silky and creamy with a homemade taste like it took hours to develop.
  • Heavy Cream (also called Whipping Cream): Adds a richness to the sauce and thins it to the perfect consistency.
  • Parmesan Cheese: Best when freshly shredded, it adds a nutty saltiness to the sauce and is the classic finishing touch to pasta that you know and love.
  • Salt and Fresh Cracked Black Pepper: These simple spices found in every kitchen, elevate your dishes, and enhance the other flavors. Easily customizable to individual tastes, each person can adjust the seasoning of their portion.
  • Optional Fresh Basil: It adds a touch of freshness with the classic flavor for which Italian food is known.

Substitutions, Variations, and Tips

  • Any flavor of prepared fresh ravioli may be substituted for mushroom ravioli.
  • Frozen ravioli may be used in place of fresh, adjusting the cooking time per the directions on the package.
  • Half and Half, whole milk, or chicken broth may be used in place of heavy cream. Note, the sauce will be thinner.
  • Pecorino, Romano, or Asiago cheese may be substituted for Parmesan. Freshly shredded Parmesan is best. It’s more cost effective, tastes better, and melts better than pre-shredded cheese.
  • Try swapping the optional fresh basil for other fresh herbs. Fresh thyme or fresh rosemary would complement the mushroom ravioli well.
  • A sprinkling of dried Italian herbs is also a good compliment to the sauce.
  • Try adding fresh sauteed mushrooms for a heartier pasta.
  • Easily customizable by adding your favorite precooked protein such as grilled chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, or roasted veggies.
  • If the sauce is too thick, you can add a spoonful of hot pasta water, one spoon at a time until you reach the desired consistency.
  • If you’re serving a larger group, this recipe is easily doubled. Simply double the ingredients and follow the directions for preparation. Likewise, the recipe can be halved to serve a couple

How to make Mushroom Ravioli with French Onion Sauce

  1. In a large pan combine Daisy French onion, heavy cream, and parmesan, slowly bring to a simmer (approximately 4-6 minutes). Stir often. Do not boil.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the ravioli according to the package instructions in a large pot with salted water. Drain the ravioli.
  3. Gently stir the drained ravioli into the warm sauce to coat.
  4. If desired, season with salt and pepper to taste, and then garnish with fresh basil and additional parmesan cheese.