Shells with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese

Shells with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese

Made  times

"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."
I Made it Rate it Share Print
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


servings 519 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 519 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 18.4 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 73.6g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 15.9 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 264 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

See full nutrition

Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  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.


Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

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, ...