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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.


Farfalle, Fusilli, Macaroni, Penne.

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Pasta for Sauce

Amori; Angel Hair Pasta; Bigoli; Bucatini; Capellini; Cappellacci; Casarecci; Cavatappi; Cavatelli; Chitarra Maccheroni; Conchiglie; Corn Pasta; Culurgiones; Ditali; Elicoidali; Farfalle; Fedelini; Fusilli; Garganelli; Gemelli; Genovesini; Gigli Pasta; Lagana; Linguine; Lumache; Macaroni; Malloreddus; Mezze Penne; Pansotti; Pappardelle; Pasta for Sauce; Penne; Pizzoccheri; Radiatori; Rascatieddi; Rigatoni; Rotini; Spaghettini; Spaghetti; Strangozzi; Strozzapreti; Tagliatelle; Tagliolini; Testaroli; Tortiglioni; Trenette Pasta; Trenne Pasta; Trennette Pasta; Trofie; Vermicelli; Vermicelloni; Whole Wheat Pasta; Whole Wheat Penne Rigate; Ziti

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