Vegan Pesto Stuffed Shells with Creamy Tofu Ricotta! Easy plant-based pasta recipe that’s perfect for a quick dinner, holiday main dish or vegan side dish.
It’s no secret that pesto is my all-time favorite sauce. Exhibit A, B, and C.
Here, I’ve combined my love of pesto with that of pasta and easy meals to bring you these amazing vegan pesto stuffed shells! Made with just 10 ingredients.
When I found these beautiful shells at Whole Foods a few months back, I knew I had to grab them for something special. Like this home baked pasta dish with simple, robust ingredients.
The shells taste best when boiled about a minute under al dente. They’ll finish baking in the oven. While the shells cook, make pesto tofu ricotta by combining vegan pesto with crumbled tofu. Bam! So easy!
Next you’ll blend some quick cashew cream! The vegan pesto stuffed shells will be nestled in a delicious bed of the cashew cream, which bakes up so nicely. You’re going to love this meal!
This easy vegan dinner is bound to become a family favorite! It’s:
Bursting with flavor
and SO delicious!
These vegan pesto stuffed shells are perfect for a simple, but flavorful meal! Hearty enough to be a main course but also great as a holiday side dish. No matter the circumstance, this dish deserves a spot at your table!
The recipe calls for store bought pesto but if you have five extra minutes, this is the BEST vegan pesto recipe EVER– according to vegans and non-vegans alike!
However you decide to make these amazing vegan pesto stuffed shells, you’re going to be in plant-based pasta heaven in no time! Enlist a friend to help with stuffing the shells, or turn on some music and bliss out.
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We hope you’re having a lovely holiday season so far. Sending lots of love from LA!