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A plate of fried ravioli topped with parmesan and parsley, and served with a side of marinara sauce.

Fried Ravioli

These fried ravioli are cheese ravioli coated in seasoned breadcrumbs, then fried to golden brown perfection. Toasted ravioli are a fun and unique appetizer that are easy to make!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword fried ravioli, toasted ravioli
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 326kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 20 ounces refrigerated cheese ravioli
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups Italian breadcrumbs
  • oil for frying
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • marinara sauce for serving


  • Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Place the eggs and milk in a small bowl, and whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • Place the breadcrumbs on a plate or in a shallow bowl.
  • Dip each ravioli into the egg mixture, then roll into the breadcrumbs. Repeat the process with all of the raviolis. Place the raviolis in a single layer on the sheet pan.
  • Heat 3 inches of oil in a deep pot to 350 degrees F.
  • Add 6-8 ravioli to the pan, and fry for 3-4 minutes or until browned all over. 
  • Repeat the process with the remaining raviolis.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan and parsley, and serve with marinara sauce for dipping.


  1. You can use frozen ravioli, just thaw them before proceeding with the recipe.


Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 705mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 9.1mg