Shrimp & Macaroni Casserole Recipe

Shrimp & Macaroni Casserole is a delicious and comforting dish that combines succulent shrimp with creamy macaroni and cheese. This casserole is packed with flavor and is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. The shrimp adds a touch of seafood goodness, while the macaroni and cheese provides a rich and creamy base. With a crispy breadcrumb topping, this casserole is sure to be a hit with the whole family.

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Ingredients for Shrimp & Macaroni Casserole Recipe

  • 2.67 ounce Macaroni
  • 0.33 pound Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1.33 tablespoon Butter, Divided
  • 0.67 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.67 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.67 cup Milk
  • 0.67 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 0.33 cup Breadcrumbs
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Shrimp & Macaroni Casserole Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F and cook the macaroni according to package instructions.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add shrimp to the skillet and cook until pink and opaque. Remove from heat.
  • STEP 4.In a separate saucepan, melt butter and whisk in flour to make a roux.
  • STEP 5.Gradually whisk in milk and cook until thickened. Stir in shredded cheese until melted.
  • STEP 6.Combine the cooked macaroni, shrimp, and cheese sauce in a casserole dish.
  • STEP 7.In a small bowl, mix breadcrumbs with melted butter and sprinkle over the casserole.
  • STEP 8.Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden and bubbly.
  • STEP 9.Serve hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of pasta you prefer for this casserole.
  • Feel free to add additional vegetables like peas or bell peppers for extra flavor and nutrition.
  • If you want a spicier dish, add some red pepper flakes or hot sauce to the shrimp while cooking.
  • To make this casserole ahead of time, assemble it without the breadcrumb topping and refrigerate. Add the topping just before baking.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • This Shrimp & Macaroni Casserole is best served hot and fresh from the oven.
  • You can serve it as a main dish with a side salad or steamed vegetables.
  • It also makes a great potluck or party dish.
  • To reheat leftovers, place the casserole in a preheated oven at 350°F for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
Nutrition
value
371
calories per serving
15 g Fat31 g Protein28 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    15g
  • Protein
    31g
  • Carbs
    28g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    28g
  • Protein
    31g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    15g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    517mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    1026mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    116mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    13mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    80mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    485mg
  • Selenium
    47mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp