Number of servings : 4
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses
Special diet :
12 thick slices bacon
225 g / 1/2 lb ricotta cheese
250 ml / 1 cup / 120 g grated Parmesan
450 g / 1 lb conchiglie
1 head broccoli, in florets
To taste salt and freshly ground pepper
Cut the bacon into 1/2 cm / 1/4” pieces.
In a skillet, cook the bacon until the fat is rendered and the meat is lightly browned. Drain on paper towels and reserve 45 ml / 3 tbsp of the fat.
In a large bowl, combine the ricotta, bacon bits, bacon fat and 3/4 of the Parmesan.
In a large pot, cook the pasta al dente, following package directions. Four minutes before the pasta is done, add the broccoli.
Drain and transfer to the bowl with the cheese mixture. Season to taste and toss to combine.
Serve immediately with the remaining Parmesan.