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Vegan Pumpkin & White Bean Stuffed Shells

This is a variation on one of our household favoties: butternut squash ravioli with My Amazing 5 Ingredient Pasta Sauce.  But this is much easier to make, since stuffed shells are waaay easier than raviolies 🙂

Ingredients

1 15oz cans of cannilini beans
1 can of pumpkin puree
1/2 cup non-sweetened almond milk
4 cloves garlic
1/4 cup fresh chopped basil
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 large (28oz) can of crushed tomatoes with basil (Or My Amazing 5 Ingredient Pasta Sauce)
1/2 ground rosemary
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
20 large pasta shells (use gluten free, if you’d like)

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Put the beans, pumpkin, milk, garlic, basil, and nutritional yeast in a food processor and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper if necessary, and set aside. This will be the filling for the shells.

In a separate bowl combine the tomatoes and herbs, which will be the sauce.
If using my Amazing 5 Ingredient Pasta Sauce, follow the recipe there instead.

Boil the shells and cook until very al dente. Drain and cool. In a 11×8 casserole dish, put a layer of sauce at the bottom, just enough to cover the bottom. Fill each shell with the bean and pumpkin filling, and place side-by-side in the baking or casserole dish. Once they are all filled, cover with the rest of the tomatoe sauce. Bake in the 350 oven for 20 minutes.

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