Mermaid Casserole with Kraft Mozzarella
 
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Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 3 cups shell pasta
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1½ cups milk or cream
  • 2 cups of Kraft Natural Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 8 oz fresh spinach leaves
  • 12-16 oz small shrimp, peeled, de-veined, with tails off.
  • 15 oz jar pearl onions, drained and rinsed.
  • 2 tbs seasoned breadcrumbs (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cook 3 cups of shell pasta al dente according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a small sauce pot, stir flour into melted butter until smooth, continue cooking for about 5 minutes, stirring often. Add in milk, 1.5 cups of Kraft Natural Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, and salt and pepper to taste. Continue stirring on medium-low heat until sauce is smooth. Remove pot from heat and stir in spinach leaves.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine cooked pasta, thawed shrimp, and pearl onions. Pour cheese and spinach sauce over top and stir until pasta is well coated.
  5. Transfer mixture to a baking dish, and top with seasoned breadcrumbs (optional) and remaining cheese. Bake covered for 45 minutes. Uncover and continue baking until cheese is golden brown, about 15 minutes.
Recipe by Doing Wheelies at http://doingwheelies.com/mermaid-casserole-kraft-mozzarella/