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Creamy Shells with Peas and Ricotta


This creamy shell pasta with peas and ricotta cheese is so delicious and really easy to make. The noodles are light and smooth with just a touch of garlic goodness. Healthy and tasty, this quick and simple dish is an easy go-to meal since it only takes about 20 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 Cups Shell Pasta
  • 1 Tbs. Olive oil
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • ¾ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ tsp. Pepper
  • 1 Cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 Cup Petite Frozen Peas


  • Cook pasta in a pot of boiling pater, for about 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain pasta in a colander.
  • Return pan to stove. Add olive oil and garlic and sauté for 2- 3 minutes over low heat.
  • Mix in salt and pepper.
  • Add ricotta cheese and petite frozen peas. Toss the pasta in as well. Gently mix everything together.
  • Cook another 5 minutes stirring frequently until pasta and peas are all hot and ready to serve.