Not Your Mamas

Pizza Noodle Cups

Take a break from cupcakes, and use your muffin tin for savory means: these delish pizza noodle cups.

Ingredients:

  non-stick cooking spray
12 oz No Yolks® Extra Broad Noodles
2 large eggs, beaten
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup marinara sauce
4 oz cream cheese, softened
garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp dried oregano leaves
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  coarse salt
  freshly ground black pepper
1 cup pepperoni, sliced
  fresh basil leaves, chopped (for garnish)

Directions:

1.  Preheat oven to 350ºF.  Spray a nonstick muffin tin with cooking spray.

2.  Prepare noodles according to package directions. Drain.

3.  In a small bowl, combine eggs (if desired, use 4 egg whites instead of 2 large eggs), Parmesan, 2 cups mozzarella, marinara sauce , cream cheese, garlic, oregano, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper, then add 1/2 cup pepperoni. Add cooked noodles and toss until fully combined.

4.  Fill muffin cups with noodle mixture and sprinkle with remaining mini pepperoni. Season with salt and pepper.

5.  Bake until cups are set and pepperoni are crisp, about 10 minutes.  Garnish with basil.

Made with:

No Yolks® Extra Broad Noodles