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Stuffed pasta shells

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Healthy stuffed pasta shells with some vegetables

Ingredients

G F pasta shells (14)
1/2 cup butternut squash sauce
1/2 cup pasta sauce
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp oregano and basil, each
salt and black to taste
Filling:
1 cup home made paneer
1/3 cup carrot, thinly sliced
1/3 cup broccoli, cut into small pieces
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, chopped (optional)
salt, black pepper as per taste
1/2 tsp of dried basil
mozzarella cheese for topping

Preparation

Step 1

Boil gluten free pasta shells in salted water according to instructions on the package.

Step 2

Place paneer in a bowl. Crumble it with hands.

Step 3

Heat olive oil in a small pan. Saute garlic and onion. Add broccoli and carrot. Cook them until just tender. Remove pan from heat.

Step 4

Add cooked vegetable to paneer along with salt, pepper and basil.

Step 5

. Fill each pasta shell with some of the paneer mixture.

Step 6

Fill each pasta shell with some of the paneer mixture.

Step 7

Mix butternut and tomato pasta sauce in a small bowl. Add garlic powder, salt, black pepper and dried herbs.

Brush oil on a 8"x8" baking dish. Spread 1/4 of sauce over the bottom. Arrange the stuffed pasta shell in the dish. Spread remaining sauce over the top of the pasta shells. Sprinkle some cheese as well.

9. Heat oven to 375 F. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 20 minutes, until hot and bubbling. Remove foil and bake uncovered until just the cheese turns golden.

10. Serve with green salad on side.

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11/11/2012

Moist and delicious! I used a much bigger tin, I think it would have been too much mixture for a 9inch cake tin.

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balvinder
Response balvinder:

This glass casserole dish (OF APPROX 8X8") can hold the above recipe mixture.

12/11/2012

Explain paneer , try it with fresh paneer , its like Ricotta

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balvinder
Response balvinder:

Paneer is Indian home made cheese, quite similar to ricotta. Thanks for explaining commenter.


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