Savory Crab and Shrimp Au Gratin

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By
@1lovetocook1x

This is a casserole I make when my dads coming over. He and I are the seafood eaters in my family. He loves when I make this tasty casserole. Creamy, seafood goodness...so easy to put together too!

Enjoy!

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Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
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Serves:
4 - 6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 lb
macaroni, cooked
3 Tbsp
butter
1 lb
cooked, shrimp - tails removed & cut in half
1 can(s)
or fresh ( 1 cup ) lump crab meat
1 - 10 oz
cream of mushroom soup
1 c
shredded, cheddar cheese, i used sharp
small can(s)
sliced mushrooms, drained or can use 1/2 pound fresh and saute
1 c
cream
1 Tbsp
parsley, dried
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp
creole seasoning
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/2 tsp
salt

TOPPING

1 c
seasoned bread crumbs
2 Tbsp
melted butter

Step-By-Step

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1Cook your macaroni as directed by instructions on the box. Drain and mix with 3 tablespoons of butter.

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2In another bowl add soup, cheese, cream and mushrooms, stir to blend.

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3Add the shrimp, and crab meat. Mix gently to keep from busting up the crab.

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4Now the seasonings

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5Now, blend the mixture with the macaroni.

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6Spoon the mixture into a casserole dish, sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. ( I used a 10 inch deep dish pie plate ) fits perfectly.

Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

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7Melt your butter and mix with the crumbs. Spread evenly atop the pasta mixture.

I sprinkled the top with a few shakes of paprika.

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8Bake for 30 minutes or till golden and bubbly.

This casserole is great, served with a Caesar salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy