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Shells with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"The simplicity of Italian flavors like basil and cherry tomato comes through in this healthy, easy pasta dish. Barilla White Fiber pasta adds a boost of fiber but looks and taste like your regular pasta."
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servings 519 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. In a large skillet, Cook onion in olive oil for 3-4 minutes or until translucent. Add cherry tomatoes and saute for 3 to 4 minutes until blistered. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook pasta 1 minute less than required cooking time, drain and toss with sauce and 1/2 cup pasta cooking liquid. Remove from heat and add basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Stir to combine and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 519 calories; 18.4 g fat; 73.6 g carbohydrates; 15.9 g protein; 9 mg cholesterol; 167 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Nothing special about this recipe – except that it’s especially delicious. I used San Marzano tomatoes from my garden and added fresh minced garlic. This recipe perfectly illustrates how a dis...

Nothing new here. This is a pretty common and basic recipe. I did not have shells, but I did have Barilla Plus Farfalle pasta. This is good when you are not in the mood for a heavy meal or ne...

Very nice. Simple, easy, and quick. it doesn't really need a lot of adjusting, but tolerates that well. I was slow with the pasta water so tossed in some chicken broth to allow it to simmer, ...