Want to make a normal pasta dish stand out? Make it into shell shapes instead! It makes it even more fun to eat for kids (and adults!), and you can stuff them with all your favorite nutritious ingredients. Today we are giving you 10 shell-shaped recipes from the Food Monster App for the next time you want to serve something comforting and warming that will impress everyone! Plus, if you’re really into pasta, you should definitely check out Around the World With 15 Vegan Pasta Recipes!

1. Mushroom Stuffed Shells Vegan Mushroom Stuffed Shells with bread crumbs

These Mushroom Stuffed Shells are such an impressive dish! The stuffing is made from mushrooms, and the cheese is made from almond cream. It’s a crowd-pleasing dish that kids will definitely love!


2. Pasta Shells With Cauliflower Cheese Sauce 

These pasta shells have a creamy cauliflower sauce, which gives them a healthy twist – but it also tastes oh-so-good! A perfect way to give your kids some extra nutrition, blended in a sauce that they’ll totally love! Make these Pasta Shells With Cauliflower Cheese Sauce when you want to make something creamy, comforting, and totally cute!

3. Ricotta Stuffed Shells With Creamy Pesto Vegan Ricotta Stuffed Shells with Creamy Pesto Sauce

Don’t these Ricotta Stuffed Shells With Creamy Pesto just look so fancy? The best thing about it is that it doesn’t take a lot of work! The shells are stuffed with vegan ricotta, pesto, and some vegan parmesan, for the ultimate creamy dish!

4. Baked Shells Stuffed With Tuscan Kale and Winter Vegetables vegan conchiglioni with black cabbage and vegetables

These delicious Baked Shells Stuffed With Tuscan Kale and Winter Vegetables are filled with beautiful winter vegetables. Doesn’t mean you can’t make it during spring, just add all your favorite spring veggies and customize it as you wish!

5. Cheesy Cauliflower Baked Shells With Breadcrumbs vegan crust baked shells and cauliflower

A cheese, tangy, cauliflower sauce dominates in this recipe. These Cheesy Cauliflower Baked Shells With Breadcrumbs are the perfect comfort food, and everyone will be impressed for sure! It’s also quite easy to make, so you can make it at the last minute!


6. Sweet Potato Stuffed Shells With Cashew AlfredoSweet Potato Alfredo Stuffed Shells 1

In this recipe, tender sweet potato mash is stuffed inside of brown rice pasta shells and topped with a delicious, creamy, cashew alfredo sauce. Who’s not gonna love these Sweet Potato Stuffed Shells With Cashew Alfredo?

7. Kale Stuffed Shells With Chunky Marinara Sauce 

A chunky, perfectly made marinara sauce is always the answer, and these Kale Stuffed Shells With Chunky Marinara Sauce have it all! The shells are stuffed with white beans, sautéed kale, and garlic, for an extraordinary twist and taste explosion!


8. Creamy Artichoke Pasta ShellsCreamy Artichoke Pasta Shells 1

These Creamy Artichoke Pasta Shells are so delicious! Artichoke hearts are sprinkled with sea salt, stirred through a creamy cashew sauce, and placed in al dente pasta shells. Top it with a good basil pasta sauce, and you’re all set!

9. Chickpea ‘Meat’ Sauce Over Pasta Shells Pata Shells With Chickpea Meat Sauce

No one will believe it when they taste this Chickpea ‘Meat’ Sauce Over Pasta Shells recipe, but it’s actually easy to make – yet it tastes like it’s been simmering the whole day! The ‘meaty’ sauce is made from chickpeas, tomato sauce, miso, and spices to bring out all the flavors!

10. Tofu Ricotta-Stuffed Pasta ShellsRicotta Stuffed Pasta Shells

Such an indulgent dish, with a bold and savory flavor from the marinara sauce, creaminess from the ricotta, and proteins from the tofu. These Tofu Ricotta-Stuffed Pasta Shells are perfect to pair with a green salad and some dressing of your choice!

We hope you have some inspiration for the coming dinner, either it’s a weekday or a weekend night – these will definitely satisfy your taste buds on any day! To make it even easier for you, we have all these recipes and more inspiring dinner dishes on our Food Monster App, so you’ll never lose your inspiration!

Lead image source: Ricotta Stuffed Shells With Creamy Pesto