Quick Conchiglie with Basil Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Conchiglie/Other medium-size shell-shaped pasta8 Ounce
 Boiling salted water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Minced basil/2 tablespoons dry basil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Minced parsley2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed
 Melted butter1 Tablespoon
 Olive oil/Salad oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Parmesan cheese2 Tablespoon, grated
 Ground nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Chile powder1 Dash
 Hot water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Parmesan cheese1 Tablespoon, grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1598 Calories from Fat 757

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g130.9%

Saturated Fat 23.3 g116.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62.9 mg

Sodium 791.6 mg33%

Total Carbohydrates 171 g57.1%

Dietary Fiber 26.1 g104.3%

Sugars 9.4 g

Protein 46 g91.8%

Vitamin A 69.9% Vitamin C 71.7%

Calcium 61.1% Iron 40.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Following package directions, cook pasta in a large kettle of boiling salted water until al dente.
Meanwhile, in a pan, combine basil, parsley, garlic, butter, oil, Parmesan, salt, nutmeg, chile, and hot water; heat mixture over low heat until you drain the pasta.
Turn cooked pasta onto a deep platter, spoon over sauce, and sprinkle with pepper and more Parmesan to taste.