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Black Bean and Corn Enchilada Stuffed Shells

Black Bean and Corn Enchilada Stuffed Shells
Photo by Liqin Cao

Recipe by slightly modified


  • 24 jumbo pasta shells
  • 2 (10 oz) cans enchilada sauce, divided (For an extra kick, use one can mild and one can spicy.)
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15.2 oz) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 ½ cups shredded vegan cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced green onions
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Heat a large pot of salted water to a boil on high. Cook the pasta shells according to package directions. Drain well.
  2. Spread half of 1 can enchilada sauce on bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish. To a medium bowl, add remaining half of sauce from can, the black beans, corn, and 1 cup vegan cheddar cheese, stirring to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Divide filling among cooked pasta shells. Arrange shells in baking dish.
  3. Pour remaining 1 can enchilada sauce over stuffed shells and top with remaining vegan cheese. Cover loosely with foil and bake 20 min. Remove foil and bake an additional 10 min., until vegan cheese is bubbly and filling is hot. Garnish with the green onions.