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Creamy Shrimp and Shell Pasta

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 4

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. MORE+ LESS-

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • To thaw shrimp, place in a colander or strainer and rinse with cool water until it is thawed. Drain well.
  • Chopped garlic in the jar is a convenient alternative to fresh garlic. It's easy to use and keeps in the refrigerator for up to six months.
  • Prepare the casserole without the topping. Cover tightly and refrigerate until ready to bake. Uncover casserole and sprinkle with topping. Bake as directed in recipe.
  • Serve this elegant casserole with a Caesar salad and Italian rolls with butter and preserves.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
180mg
60%
Sodium
670mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
25%
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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