Parmesan-Shrimp Pasta Bake

Treat your family to a cheesy dinner with this pasta and shrimp casserole - perfect for any holiday.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
package (16 ounces) farfalle (bow-tie) pasta
6
tablespoons butter or margarine
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
6
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/3
cup dry vermouth or chicken broth
2 3/4
cups half-and-half
1/2
cup clam juice
1
tablespoon tomato paste or ketchup
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
pound uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried dill weed
3/4
cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease shallow 2-quart casserole with shortening, or spray with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook garlic in butter 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in flour. Cook, stirring constantly with wire whisk, until smooth and bubbly.
  • 3 Stir in vermouth. Stir in half-and-half, clam juice, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Stir in shrimp, dill weed and 1/4 cup of the cheese.
  • 4 Stir pasta into shrimp mixture. Pour into casserole. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes or until light brown and hot.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    115mg
    115%;
    Sodium
    560mg
    560%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    53g
    53%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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