When we think of meatless ravioli, our minds seem to go straight to a simple cheese-filled pocket. Cheese-filled anything is delicious, but when it comes to stuffing goodies into pasta, we should be more inventive, especially when there are countless seasonal ingredients and flavors to play with, like squash and peas. The possibilities are endless and your comfort food-loving self will thank you. This Meatless Monday, channel your inner culinary creative with these 14 enticing and veggie-filled ravioli recipes.


1. Ravioli and Asparagus in a Lemon Brown Butter Sauce: Monday is the perfect day to dig into healthier eats, especially after having that treat yo’ self mentality all weekend long. Ravioli is indulgent, but when served with crunchy stalks of asparagus and walnuts and tossed in a light butter sauce, no one can judge. (via Kelly’s Ambitious Kitchen)


2. Carrot Ravioli With Spinach-Pecan Filling: These gorgeous homespun pockets of goodness get their vibrant orange hue from carrots, no lie. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the filling is a sophisticated mix of spinach, bell peppers and crunchy pecans. (via A Bit Wholesomely)


3. Jumbo Butternut Squash Ravioli With Kale Pesto: Jumbo ravioli? YES PLEASE. These fluffy pillows are stuffed with a silky and herbaceous butternut squash filling that will leave you satisfied and smiling. (via Pinch of Yum)


4. Gluten-Free Chestnut Flour Pasta Ravioli With Goat Cheese and Spring Vegetables: We can’t have people missing out on delicious food due to food intolerance, so we’re excited about this GF chestnut flour ravioli. Stuffed with tangy goat cheese, this wholesome meal can be served with whatever veggies you fancy. (via Snixy Kitchen)


5. Raw Beet Ravioli With Almond Thyme Pâté and Basil: It doesn’t get any more innovative than this. If you’re avoiding carbs and love the deep and earthy flavor of beets, this dish has your name written all over it. Thinly sliced raw beets are folded over a nutty and herby blend that will have you craving this dish on the reg. (via Pickles and Honey)


6. Homemade Vegan Ravioli With Pomodoro Sauce: If a simple tomato sauce is more up your alley, this homemade ravioli with tomato basil sauce just might become your Meatless Monday go-to. It’s simple, tasty and can be made in advance for a no-fuss meal. (via Connoisseurus Veg)


7. Homemade Ravioli With Goat Cheese and Mushroom and a Limoncello Sauce: Making ravioli from scratch is much easier than you think, and this deliciously elegant recipe is *so* worth it. Stuffed with a mouth-watering medley of mushrooms, these ravioli are tossed in a brightly flavored limoncello sauce you’ll never forget. (via Cooks With Cocktails)


8. Baked Pumpkin Ravioli With Rubbed Sage Cream: Pumpkin lovers of the world, we’re still looking out for you. If you’re one of those people who obsess over pumpkin throughout the fall and beyond, this baked ravioli dish is all you need to keep cozy this winter. (via Olives for Dinner)


9. Zucchini and Corn Ravioli: Though ravioli is considered comfort food, it doesn’t have to be solely attached to the chilly months. This summer-inspired dish brings our fave summer veggies to the plate with zucchini and corn, for a light spin on a cozy classic. (via Koko Cooks)


10. Goat’s Cheese and Bee Pollen Ravioli With Wild Fennel Beurre Noisette: If you’re planning for a Meatless Monday dinner party and want to impress, look no further. This chic ravioli has you biting into a mix of zesty orange, bittersweet bee pollen and tangy goat cheese; your senses won’t know what hit ’em. (via Boy and Spoon)


11. Toasted Ravioli Stuffed With Cultured Cashew Cheese: If this frigid winter weather has you pining for all that is carb-y and warm, this toasty ravioli will make your day. The garlicky mushroom sauce and crunchy walnuts make this meal the perfect thing to curl up with. (via Olives for Dinner)


12. Ricotta and Spring Pea Ravioli in a Sage Butter Sauce: The essence of fall and spring come together in this dish by blending the warming flavors of sage and the sweetness of spring peas. Make a huge batch and freeze them to set yourself up for future Meatless Monday goodness! (via A Happy Food Dance)

13. Portabello Mushroom Ravioli and Sage Brown Butter Sauce: Mushrooms are a popular option in vegetarian ravioli — and it’s no wonder why. They’re hearty and meaty in texture, and their flavor pairs wonderfully with just about any sauce. This satisfying recipe could easily become a part of your weekly rotation. (via The Kitchen Flamingo)


14. Ravioli Salad With Broccolini, Sweet Potatoes, Feta and Harissa: If you’re in the mood to switch things up and get creative all while remaining nutritious, this ravioli salad is the way to go. Crisp broccolini, soft sweet potatoes and toasted almonds are tossed with your fave cheese-filled pasta to make a simple salad that is ideal for meatless cravings. (via Eats Well With Others)

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