Growing up, broccoli & cheddar soup was always one of my favorite comfort foods. Unfortunately it wasn’t always suitable as a “full meal” for me, so to make it more filling I’d pour it on top of a cooked chicken breast and call it dinner. To be honest, making a vegan version of that would be insanely delicious as well, but when I was thinking about what to make using the Moocho Cheddar Shreds, I was like… wait. What if I take all those flavors and stuff them into pasta and top with a cheese sauce, and y’all. These DO NOT DISAPPOINT!
Big shoutout to Moocho for collaborating with me to create this insane recipe! Their cheese makes SUCH a creamy cheese sauce and browns/melts beautifully on top. I seriously am addicted to these & I know you will be to!
Broccoli, Chicken, Cheddar Stuffed Shells
- 2 bags Moocho Cheddar Shreds
- 2-4 cups plain unsweetened soy milk
- 1 tbsp hot sauce
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp ground mustard
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 package Tofurky Plant-Based Chick’n
- ¼ tsp each sea salt lemon pepper, parsley, garlic powder
- 1 lb. large shell pasta
- 1 tub Tofutti Ricotta
- ½ cup Moocho Cheddar Shreds
- 1 cup steamed broccoli chopped
- Cooked Tofurky Chick’n chopped
- More Moocho Cheddar Shreds for topping
For the cheese sauce add all of your ingredients to saucepan over medium heat but start with less milk and add more as needed while it melts. Stir frequently until fully melted and consistency of a mac & cheese sauce.
For the chick’n, add all ingredients to a skillet over medium heat and cook until golden brown. Chop into bite sized pieces.
Cook your shell pasta in salted water according to package instructions.
Steam your broccoli and chop into bite sized pieces.
Mix your ricotta, chopped chicken, chopped broccoli, and extra shreds together and fill each shell with this mixture.
Take a baking dish and put about 1 inch of sauce in the bottom. Add your filled shells and top with extra cheddar shreds.
Place in the broiler until golden brown & enjoy!