Easy Stuffed Shells

  • Yield: 6 servings


18large pasta shells
1-- (26-ounce) jar of your favorite pasta sauce
1-- egg
1-- (12.3-ounce) package silken soft tofu, mashed
2cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
3/4cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
2tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. Cook pasta shells according to package directions; drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray bottom of 13 x 9 x 2 inch glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. In large bowl, beat egg. Stir in tofu, 1 3/4 cups mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese and the parsley.
  3. To assemble, spread 1 cup of the sauce in baking dish. Fill cooked shells with tofu/cheese mixture. Arrange filled shells in the baking dish. Pour remaining sauce over shells. Top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.
  4. Bake, covered with foil, until bubbly, about 45 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe by Barb Overlie.