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Conchiglie



Pasta that is shaped like a conch shell. You can get it ridged or smooth, though it is usually ridged.

Use in salads or for eating with hearty sauces on (often served with a meat sauce.) Because of its "shell" shape reminiscent of the sea, it's also a natural for seafood sauces.

Cooking Tips

Boil for 10 to 12 minutes.

Substitutes

Farfalle, Fusilli, Macaroni, Penne.

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