Shrimp and Pea Pod Casserole

Treat your family with seafood dinner! Enjoy this shrimp and pea pod casserole made with Progresso® chicken broth and sprinkled with cheese and almonds.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked penne pasta (9 oz)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (5 oz)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups milk
2
tablespoons sherry or dry white wine, if desired
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
3/4
cup shredded Fontina or Swiss cheese (3 oz)
1
lb cooked peeled deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen
2
cups frozen sugar snap pea pods (from 1-lb bag), thawed and drained
1/4
cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup sliced almonds
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, melt butter over low heat. Cook mushrooms and garlic in butter, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in milk, sherry and broth until smooth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Stir in Fontina cheese until melted; remove from heat.
  • 4 Stir pasta, shrimp and pea pods into mushroom mixture. Pour into baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and almonds.
  • 5 Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is golden brown.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    590
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    215mg
    215%;
    Sodium
    980mg
    980%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    51g
    51%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    35g
    35%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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