Spinach Almond-Cheese Stuffed Shells


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Daniela from @veganonthegogirl created this recipe using Muir Glen's Organic Diced Fire Roasted Tomatoes. She found all the ingredients at her local Whole Foods in Portland, OR. Find your local Whole Foods here, and you can try this recipe too!

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Prep time 25mins
Cook time 40mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 8 ounces jumbo pasta shells

For the Almond Cheese:


  • 1 1/2 cup almonds, blanched
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For the Spinach Filling:


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 heaping cups spinach, chopped
  • Salt, as needed
  • Black pepper, as needed

For the Sauce:



  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 390˚F. Bring a large pot of water to boil, add some salt and then add the jumbo shells. Cook the pasta for 9-12 minutes or as long as the package instruction says. Drain and rinse it and set it aside.

  • Step 2

    For the almond cheese blend all the ingredients to a smooth cheese. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    For the spinach, heat the oil in a pan, sauté the garlic and add spinach. Cook it for 3 – 5 minutes and season it with salt and pepper.

  • Step 4

    For the sauce heat the olive oil, add the onion and sauté it for 3 – 5 minutes. Then add the MUIR GLEN organic diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Let it simmer for 10 minutes, season it with, oregano, marjoram, salt and pepper.

  • Step 5

    Pour the tomato sauce in a big (or two medium) oven save dishes, stuff the shells with cheese and spinach, set them in the sauce and sprinkle it with grated cheese (optional). Bake for 40 minutes. Serve it with a salad as a side.