Parmesan Garlic Shells

Simple, cheesy shell pasta with sun-dried tomatoes and a hint of garlic 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 half-cup
Author WW


  • 2 qt. water
  • 1-1/2 cups medium shell pasta
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes


  1. Bring water to a rolling boil and add pasta

  2. Boil approximately 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is slightly al dente

  3. Place cover on Gotham Steel pasta pot, lock handles, and drain pasta (if not using the pasta pot, drain in colander and immediately return to pan - do not rinse!).

  4. Return pan to warm burner

  5. Stir in butter until melted
  6. Stir in parmesan and garlic
  7. Add sun-dried tomatoes and stir until well-coated

Recipe Notes

Adjust seasoning to your preference.

The sun-dried tomatoes add flavor and a wonderful color contrast.

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