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Lentil Tomato Stuffed Shells

(Topped with Cashew Cheese)

Lentil sauce Recipe:FullSizeRender

  • 1 medium tomato diced 
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1.5 cups of tomato sauce 
  • 1 cup of lentils of choice (I used green) 
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning mix
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg 
  • 1-3 tbsp sugar 
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika 

Cashew cheese 

  • 2 cups of cashews soaked and drained 
  • 1 lemon juiced 
  • 1 tbsp olive oil 
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper 
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning mix 

Procedure :

  1. Bring 2 cups of water to boil in a medium pot 
  2. Add salt and rinsed lentils after 5 min, add tomato sauce, tomato, and onion
  3. Add salt, nutmeg, pepper, paprika, sugar and Italian seasoning
  4. Simmer until lentils are thoroughly cooked 
  5. Boil the pasta in the meantime 
  6. Taste the sauce and add more seasoning, salt, or sugar if need be

Cashew cheese: 

  • combine all ingredients in a food processor until smooth 

Assembly: 

  1. Arrange the shells in a glass pan and fill with lentil sauce or fill individually and add to pan after
  2. Add cashew cheese on top of each 
  3. Top with basil and black pepper