::Vegan Spicy Stuffed Shells::

I cannot seem to keep my love for pasta at bay, so rather deprive myself I enjoy creating new healthier alternatives. These vegan spicy stuffed shells were a hit for meatless Mondays at my house!

Ingredients: 

  • 1 box Jumbo shells
  • 15 oz Black beans-rinsed & dried
  • 1 Yellow onion-chopped
  • 3 oz Cream cheese- I used Tofutti
  • 1 cup Shredded cheese- I used Daiya
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chilli pepper
  • 1/4 cup Hot sauce-I used Sriracha

Step 1-  Preheat oven to 350

Step 2- Cook jumbo shells according to packaging, usually 10 minutes in boiling water

Step 3- Cook onion for 5 minutes, until transparent

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Step 4- Combine the following in medium mixing bowl:

  • Black beans
  • Cream cheese
  • Chilli pepper
  • Hot sauce

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Step 5- Once the shells have cooled to the touch, fill with black bean mixture

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Step 6- Place in Pyrex baking pan

Step 7- Top with additional hot sauce and shredded cheese (optional)

Step 8- Bake for 20 minutes

Step 9-Top with fresh basil

Vegan Spicy Stuffed Shells