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Vegan-stuffed Conchiglione Day 2

Imogen Taylor - Tuesday, August 25, 2020

I had some of the pesto and tofu stuffing leftover so I made this dish again; this time I baked the Conchiglione at 200 degrees Celcius for 35 minutes. To follow is the recipe again..


  

Pesto and tofu filling:

half of 1 large onion, finely diced

half a bunch spring onions, chopped

2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped

350gm tofu

at least 300gm vegan basil pesto

Sauté the onion, spring onions and garlic in a generous glug of extra virgin olive oil till soft and translucent. Put the onion mixture along with the pesto and the tofu into a food processor and blitz.

Line the pasta shells with the tofu filling and place the stuffed shells in a pan on top of the home-made tomato sauce.

I have made my usual Italian-style tomato sauce and fortified it with half a cup of the romesco (recipe a couple of posts back).

This makes a very rich sauce!

Bake for at least half an hour at 200 degrees Celcius.

Serve with a light salad of green leaves (Cos lettuce is ideal), and toasted walnuts - dressed with a sherry vinegar vinaigrette..

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