Cook Time: Prep Time: 40 minutes; Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Meal Type: Entree
NC Ingredients: zucchini, onion, pepper, mushrooms, garlic, edamame, tofu
Cook one box jumbo pasta shells according to package directions, drain and set aside.
Sauté all vegetables in olive oil until tender, 5-10 minutes; set aside.
Sauté garlic in olive oil until fragrant, 30 seconds to 1 minute, add other ingredients and simmer until reduced by about 25%.
Place all filling ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×13 pan.
Spoon a thin layer of the sauce on the bottom of pan.
Fill each shell with a spoonful of filling, place in pan.
Layer sautéed vegetables on top of shells.
Sprinkle with a thin layer (about 1/3) of shredded cheese.
Cover with remaining sauce.
Bake in oven till bubbly, about 30 minutes.
Remove from oven, cover with remaining cheese. Return to oven and cook until cheese is melted and a little brown, about 10 minutes.
Recipes found on this page are from Got to Be NC members, staff, industry partners and Stove Side Chats. Stove Side Chats is Got to Be NC’s cooking show hosted by restaurant marketing specialist Chad Blackwelder. This series invites chefs and home cooks from around the state to teach you how to cook with in-season North Carolina deliciousness.