Creamy Shrimp Casserole

Rene Palmer

By
@slinky789

My mom made this and I thought that she was nuts to mix shrimp & cream cheese. Boy was I wrong! My husband told me that this was one of the best things that I've ever made. For a twist on this recipe, you can add 1 lb crabmeat.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 stick
butter
1-8oz pkg
cream cheese
3 Tbsp
butter
1
large onion, chopped
1
small bell pepper, chopped
3
ribs celery, chopped
1/2 lb
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1-1/2 lb
shrimp, peeled & deveined
1 can(s)
cream of mushroom soup
1 Tbsp
finely chopped garlic
tabasco, to taste
1 tsp
white pepper
1 c
cooked rice
8 oz
sharp cheddar cheese, grated
cracker crumbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in 2 quart saucepan; add cream cheese and stir until cheese is melted. *I usually whisk the melted cream cheese and butter together once the cream cheese is melted.
2
In heavy Dutch oven, saute onion, bell pepper and celery in 3T butter.
3
Add sliced mushrooms and shrimp and simmer about 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
4
Add the melted cream cheese and butter mixture.
5
Blend in soup, seasonings and rice.
6
Spray a large casserole dish with vegetable spray. Then carefully place mixture in the casserole dish.
7
Toss Cheddar cheese and cracker crumbs together and sprinkle over top. Bake at 350 for 30 min, until bubbly and golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood, Casseroles
Other Tag: Quick & Easy