SEAFOOD STUFFED PASTA SHELLS

[ 0 ] December 18, 2011 |

Stuffed pasta Shells

Enjoy pasta shells stuffed with crabmeat and shrimp served with a creamy white wine sauce.

 

SEAFOOD STUFFED PASTA SHELLS
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Recipe type: Pasta
Ingredients
  • 24 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped red pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped celery
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, minced
  • 2 cans(6 ounces) lump crab meat drained
  • 1½ cups small cooked shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon + ¼ cup butter divided
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 3½ cups milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1/12 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1½ cup fresh grated parmesan, divided
  • 4 green onions, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package direction. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  2. In a skillet, saute red pepper, celery, red onion, garlic and mushrooms in 1 teaspoon butter until tender.
  3. In a bowl, combine crab meat, shrimp, mayonnaise, old bay seasoning, egg, green onion, 1 cup mozzarella and red pepper-garlic mixture.
  4. In a saucepan, melt remaining butter over medium heat, whisk in flour, gradually whisk milk and wine. Bring to boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until thicken. Season with salt and pepper and stir in 1 cup parmesan.
  5. Stuffed each shell with 1 Tablespoon seafood mixture. Place in a greased baking dish, pour over sauce and sprinkle with ½ cup parmesan cheese and paprika. Sprinkle some parsley to garnish.
  6. Bake uncovered for about 30-35 minutes at 350F

 

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