Stuffed Shells Koshary

Main Dish
15 Mins

Preparation Time

90 Mins

Cooking Time





Stuffed Shells Koshary

Main Dish


  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup black lentils, soaked in water overnight
  • 1 package Goody Black Pasta Conchiglioni
  • 5 onions, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 cup Goody sieved tomato
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • ½ cup Goody Chickpeas, well rinsed and drained


    1. In a sauce pan over medium high heat, add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Stir in rice; continue stirring for 2 minutes until rice is coated with oil. Add 1 ½ cups water and 1 teaspoon of salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes until the rice is tender.
    2. Drain soaked lentils and rinse; drain again. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a pot, add ½ teaspoon of salt and stir in lentils. Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 20 minutes until lentils are tender.
    3. In a large pot of salted boiling water. Cook the pasta shells uncovered for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the it has cooked Al Dente. Drain
    4. Over high heat, add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet. Cook the onions in the oil for 10 minutes, stirring often, until they begin to brown. Add garlic and cook another minute. Remove from pan, drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
    5. In a sauce pan over medium high heat, place half of the onion mixture. Mix in the vinegar. Add the sieved tomato, black pepper, 2 ½ teaspoons salt, and cumin. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer about 12 minutes.
    6. In the serving dish, stuff each pasta shell with a teaspoon of rice, a teaspoon of lentils and place in the baking dish. Sprinkle the chickpeas on top, then sprinkle the tomato sauce then the browned onions. Serve.