Pumpkin Stuffed Shells are the perfect recipe for fall! Stuffed with creamy spinach “ricotta,” this recipe is an all-time fan favorite.
Creamy, tangy and caramelized dessert from Roasted Butternut Squash, this recipe gets all the attention. I substitute a mild, dairy-free “ricotta cheese” for ricotta, parmesan, or mozzarella. Made with cashew cream, crushed tofu, herbs, and lemon zest, it’s rich and delicious. If your family doesn’t like tofu, don’t tell them. Here they will not doubt.
My Favorite Stuffed Shells Recipe
Usually when I use marinara sauce on my crust, I choose a sweet and creamy cashew sauce in the spirit of fall. I also stuffed my shells with roasted butternut squash. This recipe has a few steps, but the creamy, comforting and squash is totally worth it. Here it is:
- Roasted Pumpkin. Don’t forget to cut it to fit the crust well!
- Make the cashew cream. Add the cashews, water, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Make
- “ricotta cheese”. Stuff the spinach, squeeze out excess water, then mix with ground tofu, thyme, lemon zest, paprika, and 1 cup cashew cream.
- Make pasta.
- Don’t forget the salt water!
- people. Top it off with a generous spoonful of ricotta and a few pieces of zucchini. Chapter
- Shining shell! Bake in the oven for 15 minutes and it’s ready to eat.
Stuffed Shells Serving Suggestions
- I like to top my stuffed crusts with a little extra cashew cream to make it even tastier. While this recipe is delicious any night, it’s especially good for vegetarians to eat at Thanksgiving or holiday dinners. If you’re looking for something to go with, try one of these easy recipes:
- Roasted Brussels Sprouts
- Simple Lemon Green Beans
- Roasted Beetroot Salad
- Simple Roasted Beets with Citrus
- 4 Brussels Sprouts Lemon Peel, Chopped
- One of them is salads
Don’t forget to make apple cake for dessert!
If you love this stuffed shells recipe…
If you like this recipe, the crusts…
Try the next casserole recipe:
- Best Vegetarian Lasagna
- Easy Baked Penne
- Eggplant Parmesan
- Maple Roasted Acorn Squash
Or try one of these favorite recipes:
- Butternut Squash Soup
- Butternut Squash Curry
- Roasted Delicata Zucchini
- Maple Roasted Bonito Squash
For more vegetarian recipes, check out the 85 best vegetarian recipes in this article.