Lasagna with a twist = Lasagna Cupcakes! I saw this recipe awhile back and got the chance to make it last night with great success. The recipe comes from the Cupcake Project and I choose the tear noodles option. We all know that your favorite meals can get boring so this recipe allowed me to try something new that I know my girls love. My children LOVE pasta meals so I was worried how they would respond but they LOVED it..
Now I made a substitution – rather than ricotta cheese I used cottage cheese. The main reason for this was because I had a GREAT coupon which made it way cheaper than ricotta. I smashed the cottage cheese with some parmesan and a pizza cheese blend to give it a more ricotta flavor. I actually couldn’t tell a difference. Also I made more noodles that I needed so made a side lasagna casserole which we will have for our Saturday lunch/dinner.
Before I make these again, I will have to invest in another muffin pan and more reusable cupcake liners for two wasn’t enough for my oldest. Here is a view of my second cupcake..