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Inside-Out Ravioli (Gluten-Free)

– Thursday, September 04, 2014 –

This was one of my favorites growing up and is a great weeknight family meal!  Special thanks for the recipe go to one of the best chefs I know - my mom!


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 c chopped onion
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 10 oz frozen spinach
  • 16 oz spaghetti sauce
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • Dash salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 package cooked gluten-free penne pasta (we like Tinkyada)
  • 1 c shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c mashed potato flakes
  • 2 well-beaten eggs
  • 1/4 c olive oil


Brown turkey, onions, and garlic.  Cook spinach according to package directions; strain; reserve spinach water.  Combine spinach water with spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce, tomato paste, salt, and pepper to make sauce.  Simmer sauce for about 10 minutes.  

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Mix cooked pasta with spinach, cheese, potato flakes, eggs, and olive oil.  

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Spread pasta mixture in 9x13 baking dish.  Top with sauce.

inside out ravioli braces friendly recipe


Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.  Enjoy!

inside out ravioli braces friendly recipe

by Dr. Jill K. Mioduski

Dr. Jill grew up in North Muskegon, Michigan, a small town just off Lake Michigan. She has known she wanted to be an orthodontist since fourth grade!

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