Lasagna Soup: A TikTok Sensation
Lasagna, a quintessential comfort food, can be time-consuming. Enter Lasagna Soup, a TikTok sensation with 280.6 million views.
Quick Fix for Cravings
The soup base, crafted with tomato paste and chicken stock, offers a quick alternative to the traditional layered lasagna. Boil lasagna noodles in the tomato-flavored stock, allowing them to absorb rich flavors.
Modify the soup to suit personal preferences. Add ground beef, Italian sausage, or shredded chicken for a meaty touch. Opt for veggies like zucchini, bell peppers, mushrooms, or spinach for a vegetarian twist.
A TikTok Recipe
In a viral TikTok video, a user shares a delightful Lasagna Soup recipe. The steps involve a flavorful mix of ingredients, including marinara, heavy cream, and a blend of cheeses.
Serving Suggestions and Variations
Garnish the soup with a cheesy blend of parm, ricotta, mozzarella, parsley, salt, and pepper. The soup can be customized further, with suggestions like swapping lasagna noodles for ravioli.
Social Media Love
Social media users are embracing this dish, with comments calling it “THE BEST” and the “perfect start to soup season.” The recipe has brought new life to the concept of Lasagna Soup.
Not everyone is entirely on board with the idea, as seen in a YouTube video where an Italian content creator expresses concern about turning lasagna into soup. Despite reservations, he might still indulge in it.
Similarities with Pasta e Fagioli
The recipe bears resemblance to Pasta e Fagioli, an Italian soup, but with a twist. Lasagna Soup replaces cannellini beans with broken-up lasagna noodles for a comforting substitute to classic lasagna.
A Low-Effort Comfort Delight
Lasagna Soup provides a low-effort comfort food option, offering the essence of a classic lasagna in a convenient and customizable soup form.
Re-reported from the article originally published in The dailymeal