Rigatoni Eggplant Cake!!

 Yummy yummy yum!

Two days ago I was scrolling through Facebook and saw pictures of something called rigatoni cake.  We love pasta and lasagna and food in general so it was so inspiring to see the picture below: 


I was so inspired!

Ingredients:

1 box rigatoni (biggest you can find)

1 jar pasta sauce

1 small eggplant

1 egg

1 small package of ricotta cheese

2 tablespoons garlic powder

Motzerella cheese on top

How to:

  • Boil rigatoni noodles 7 minutes then rinse with cold water
  • Cover bottom of 9″ with aluminum foil and spray sides and bottom with olive oil
  • Spread a small amount of pasta sauce on bottom of pan
  • Line noodles standing up in pan
  • Mix ricotta cheese, egg, and garlic together the put in pastry bag
  • Fill each noodle with ricotta cheese mixture
  • Cover filled noodles with sauce
  • Fan eggplant on top
  • Cover with ricotta cheese
  • Cover with sauce
  • Cover with cheese
  • Place pan on cookie sheet to protect oven if it bubbles over.
  • Bake at 350 for 1 hour
  • Let sit for 15 minutes before removing from spring form pan
  • Enjoy!!!!!!

My kids absolutely loved this!!!’  I served it with extra sauce and cheese on the side. 

Here are some fun pictures from along the way:

    
       
 The final touch was adding cheese on top and baking at 350 for 1 hour and letting it rest for 15 minutes.

Before I released the spring form pan, I ran a knife along the edges to make sure no noodles were stuck;-)

   
  

  

  

   

Here was the eggplant layer:(I’ll fix the order when I get onto my computer:-)

   
    

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Hi! My name is Dominique and I'm lucky enough to be the wife to my True Love and mother to a little girl and a little boy. I grew up in the Midwest but have loved living in NC, our new home. I'm actually an Industrial Engineer by schooling, but am now a domestic engineer(Stay-at-home-Mom) and feel very blessed to have this job. I have always loved the challenge in making the most of things...whether it's figuring out that a filing cabinet , a $10 piece of countertop and a few scraps of wood can be turned into a desk, that a curtain sheer, some ribbon, and a square piece of fabric can be transformed into an Elsa-like dress, or how to provide an interesting lunch for my little girl who is in a peanut free classroom. I love to figure things out and to create. I hope you enjoy reading my posts. I hope that my posts will inspire you to create. I hope that with my posts you will see that They Will Love Your Effort, whether things turn our perfect or not;-)

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