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Vegan Stuffed Shells (Gluten-Free)

  • Author: Shane Martin
  • Prep Time: 15 mins.
  • Cook Time: 40 mins.
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Italian
  • Diet: Vegan


These Vegan Stuffed Shells are so easy to make and something the whole family will love. Jumbo gluten-free pasta shells stuffed with creamy tofu ricotta and covered with delicious homemade marinara sauce. It’s healthy, oil-free, and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.



For Serving


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees ˚F.
  2. Cook the pasta shells according to the package instructions.
  3. Make the tofu ricotta and set aside.
  4. Spread 1 1/2 cups of marinara sauce evenly on the bottom of either a 9×13 baking dish (affiliate link) or 8×8 baking dish. 
  5. Fill each pasta shell with 1-2 heaping Tbsp of the tofu ricotta. Place the shells open side up in the baking dish and continue until you’ve used all the ricotta filling.
  6. Pour the remaining suace over the shells and bake uncovered for 25 minutes or until the sauce is bubbling.
  7. Remove and serve immediately with my Plant-based Parmesan sprinkled on top (optional)



  • Serving Size: 3 shells
  • Calories: 143
  • Sugar: 3.4 g
  • Sodium: 425.3 mg
  • Fat: 3.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.7 g
  • Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: Italian, vegan Italian, plant-based, vegan pasta dish, vegan stuffed shells, tofu ricotta, stuffed jumbo shells