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Spinach Lasagna Cupcakes

Posted by on Jan. 27, 2013 at 1:41 PM
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Spinach Lasagna Cupcakes from the Betty Crocker site!

Spinach Lasagna Cupcakes

You Need:

6
lasagna noodles, cooked and drained as directed on box, cut in half
1 1/2
cups tomato pasta sauce
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach, cooked, drained, squeezed dry
1
container (15 oz) ricotta cheese
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Additional tomato pasta sauce, warmed

To Make:

  • 1Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 6 jumbo muffin cups with cooking spray
  • 2Line each muffin cup with 2 lasagna noodle halves, crisscrossing over bottom of cup, coming up sides of cup. Spoon about 1 tablespoon pasta sauce over noodles in each cup.
  • 3In medium bowl, mix spinach, ricotta cheese, oregano, garlic powder, salt and egg. Place about 1/2 cup spinach mixture over sauce in each muffin cup; top each with about 3 tablespoons pasta sauce, 1 1/2 tablespoons mozzarella cheese and 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese. Cover with foil.
  • 4Bake 35 minutes. Uncover; bake about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan, and serve immediately. If desired, serve with additional pasta sauce.

Tips:

Any flavor pasta sauce will work well in this recipe--use your favorite one.

Info:

  • PREP TIME 15 Min
  • TOTAL TIME 1 Hr 5 Min
  • SERVINGS 6
by on Jan. 27, 2013 at 1:41 PM
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Replies (1-5):
jalex
by Member on Jan. 27, 2013 at 2:49 PM

 yum,those look good~

VanBurren
by Beth on Jan. 27, 2013 at 7:45 PM

 Interesting

snuggiewoogie
by on Jan. 27, 2013 at 8:12 PM

 Fun!

taniamorse85
by Silver Member on Jan. 28, 2013 at 2:15 AM

I only have a standard muffin tin, but I'd definitely get a jumbo one just to try these out!

adamsmom0116
by Member on Jan. 28, 2013 at 12:24 PM

Those look good and I'd eat them, but I certainly wouldn't make them. Seems like a lot more work than just making a big ol lasagna!

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