Conchiglie with Ricotta

Number of servings : 4 Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Type of meal : | Main Courses

Number of servings : 4

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

Nutritional information:

Conchiglie with Ricotta