Shells With Crispy Pancetta and Spinach - Giada De Laurentiis

Recipe by greyghost
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Shells:
  • Boil large pot of salted water over high heat.
  • Add pasta and cook until tender but firm to bite, 8-10 minutes.
  • Drain pasta.
  • Warm olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add pancetta, cook until lightly golden, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove pancetta with slotted spoon to large bowl, let cool.
  • Add spinach, ricotta and asiago cheeses, pepper and nutmeg to bowl.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Stuff shells with about 2 TBS. of spinach mixture.
  • Place shells in large buttered baking dish.
  • Sauce:
  • Melt butter in medium saucepan.
  • Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add cream and simmer.
  • Turn heat to very low and add 2 cups of asiago cheese, parsley, and pepper.
  • Stir until cheese is melted.
  • Pour sauce over shells.
  • Top with remaining 1/4 cup asiago cheese.
  • Bake until golden on top, about 25 minutes.
  • Remove and serve immediately.
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