Creamy Shrimp and Shell Pasta

Looking for a warm and filling casserole idea for dinner tonight? Then check out this creamy shrimp and pasta recipe that’s topped with buttery Progresso® Parmesan Bread Crumbs and baked in less than an hour.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Casserole

4
oz. (1 cup) uncooked small shell pasta
2
tablespoons sliced green onions
3
garlic cloves, minced
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons all-purpose or unbleached flour
1/2
cup chicken broth
1/2
cup half-and-half
2
tablespoons white wine
1
(12-oz.) pkg. frozen shelled deveined cooked small shrimp, thawed
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Topping

1/4
cup Progresso® Parmesan Bread Crumbs
1
tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 1 1/2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large saucepan, cook onions and garlic in oil over medium heat for 30 to 60 seconds or until garlic begins to turn golden. Stir in flour; cook until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually add broth and half-and-half, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Stir in wine, cooked pasta and all remaining casserole ingredients. Spoon into sprayed casserole.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine topping ingredients; mix well. Sprinkle over top.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until casserole is bubbly and thoroughly heated.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    180mg
    180%;
    Sodium
    670mg
    670%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    31g
    31%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Very Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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