Tofu and Cheese Stuffed Shells Recipe

Tofu and Cheese Stuffed Shells is a delectable and scrumptious pasta preparation. Learn how to make/prepare Tofu and Cheese Stuffed Shells by following this easy recipe.
Tofu and Cheese Stuffed Shells Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 688
  • Water (as required)
  • 1 (16 oZ) package jumbo Pasta Shells
  • 1/3 cup Carrot (grated)
  • ¼ cup Zucchini (shredded)
  • 3 tbsp Onion (chopped)
  • 1 (8 oZ) container Tofu
  • ½ cup Monterey Jack Cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese (shredded and divided)
  • ½ cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 Egg White
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • 2 (8 oZ) cans Tomatoes (diced)
  • 1/3 cup Tomato Paste
  • 1 tsp dried Basil
  • 1 tsp dried Oregano
  • ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic (minced)
How to make Tofu and Cheese Stuffed Shells:
  • Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  • Add enough water to a large pot. Add salt to taste. Boil the water.
  • Add pasta shells. And cook for 8 to 10 minutes till tender. Drain and set aside.
  • Place a small saucepan over medium heat and combine together carrot, zucchini and onion.
  • Add water enough to cover the vegetables. Cover the saucepan and cook till tender. Drain thereafter and keep aside.
  • Take large bowl and mash the tofu using a fork.
  • Add the cooked carrot mixture, Monterey Jack cheese, ½ cup mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, egg white, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Place another medium saucepan over medium-high heat and add tomatoes, tomato paste, basil oregano, garlic powder and garlic. Stir well.
  • Boil the mixture and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Stuff each cooked pasta shell with 1 heaped tablespoon of the tofu mixture.
  • Place the stuffed shells in an un-greased 2-quart baking dish.
  • Pour the tomato sauce over the shells.
  • Cover the dish and bake for 25 minutes till heated well.
  • Sprinkle the shells with the remaining ½ cup mozzarella cheese.
  • Serve hot.