Creamy Shells with Peas and Bacon
Tired of the same, boring weeknight pasta dishes, we looked inventive flavor combinations. In this dish, the peas cook right along with the pasta so there's one less pot to clean.
Why This Recipe Works
We wanted a quick Creamy Shells with Peas and Bacon recipe that packed a lot of flavor—and left us minimal dishes to wash. We found that rich ricotta and nutty Parmesan cheeses melt to a creamy sauce when the hot pasta is added to them. Cooking the peas with the pasta saved on dishes and effort. For the best flavor, purchase good-quality Parmesan cheese and grate it only as needed. It stays fresher as a whole piece.