White Fiber Mini Shells with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Recipe - Allrecipes.com
White Fiber Mini Shells with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

White Fiber Mini Shells with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese

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"Shell pasta is tossed in a tomato-onion sauce and seasoned with fresh basil and grated cheese."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  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 tomatoes and saute for 3-4 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 cheese.
  4. Stir to combine and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 02, 2014

Very nice and simple dish! Couldn't find the White Fiber Mini Shells, so I used regular Barilla Shells. Instead of regular olive oil I used a mixture of olive oil and garlic infused olive oil. Fabulous!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 30, 2014

This wasn't filling to me at all. The flavor was a little mild. I think it would have been better had I chilled it as reviewers suggested.


32 Ratings

Jul 07, 2014

Another reviewer suggested chilling this, so I did, and we liked it! I also used Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Chili to saute the veggies which gave it a little kick of heat (loved it). Served with a green tossed salad, warm baguette, and some slices of TJ’s Italian fresh mozzarella. It just doesn’t get much easier than this to put a nice meal on the table, and less time in the kitchen during a hot summer definitely is for me.

Jul 25, 2014

My little sister absolutely loved this dish, and I thought it was delicious as well as easy. To quote her "This tastes so fresh. It's the perfect summer pasta dish."

Jul 24, 2014

Here's another simple but tasty pasta dish that I made for a potluck. With the slight tang of the cherry tomatoes mixing with a subtle basil flavor and a creamy texture of melted parmesan and mozzarella cheeses, any pasta fan would gobble this up. Very nice!

Jul 02, 2014

This is so easy! I would add some garlic and some pepper flakes next time. The fresh basil really makes this a perfect summer dish. Personally, I like the tomatoes just tossed with the hot pasta and not actually cooked. Don't forget to salt your pasta water, it really makes a difference in the end result of this recipe.

Jul 01, 2014

DELICIOUS! I could not find the white fiber mini shells, so I used the white fiber mini rotini. The family really enjoyed this simple dish that can be served hot, cold or room temp. I will def be making this again~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

Jun 08, 2014

This is so simple and so flavorful. It would be great any time of year, but especially now, with the warm weather. It is just as good hot, room temperature or even chilled. The only thing I felt it needed is some finely minced garlic roasted with the tomato and onions. Thanks, Barilla


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  • Calories
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 49.6 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 7.4 g
  • 30%
  • Protein
  • 10.7 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 176 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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