15 mins
35 mins
Serves 12

Cheesy Jalapeño Popper Lasagna Bites

With lasagna noodle cups and a cheesy jalapeño popper filling, these tasty bites explode with delicious flavours.
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  • 8 Italpasta Lasagna Noodles, cooked and cut into thirds
  • 8 oz (250 g) brick-style plain cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp 10mL) freshly grated lime zest
  • 1 tbsp (15mL) freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp (5mL) chili powder
  • 1 tsp (5mL) ground cumin
  • 0.5 tsp (2mL) salt
  • 0.5 tsp (2mL) black pepper
  • 0.25 tsp (60mL) finely chopped pickled jalapeño peppers
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 0.75 cup (175 mL)shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 0.5 cup (125 mL)shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 fresh jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced 


  • Preheatoven to 350°F (180°C). Lightly grease 12 standard muffin cups.
  • In medium bowl, using handheld electric mixer, beat cream cheese with lime zest, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, salt and black pepper until smooth. Beat in pickled jalapeños, green onions and garlic until combined. Stir in 1/2 cup (125 mL) Cheddar and mozzarella.
  • Line each muffin cup with 2 lasagna noodles, crisscrossing over bottom of each cup and coming up sides. Divide cream cheese mixture evenly among pasta cups. Sprinkle with remaining Cheddar. Garnish with sliced fresh jalapeño.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and bubbling.
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Add 1/4 cup (60 mL) diced cooked bacon to filling in Step 2 for bacon jalapeño poppers.

Nutritional Analysis

Calories: 160kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 7gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 260mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2g