11Ingredients
630Calories
40Minutes

This macaroni and cheese dish features tender and flavorful shrimp for a surprising and delicious twist to the traditional dinner favorite. A simple bechamel sauce is accented with nutmeg for a warming and delicate accent. This is a great dish to enjoy for a family dinner, serve along with some roasted or steamed vegetables for a complete meal. The leftovers are easily warmed up, so you can enjoy them later in the week.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 250 grams shrimp
  • 50 grams butter
  • 50 grams flour
  • 500 milliliters milk
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • nutmeg
  • pasta
  • 250 grams macaroni
  • cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. Add the oil to a skillet on medium heat. Add the shrimp shells in the oil for a few minutes. Remove the shells from the oil.
  3. Add the butter to the oil and mix well.
  4. Add the flour and mix thoroughly, being careful to remove any lumps.
  5. Add the milk and cook for 5 minutes. Season with a pinch of salt, black pepper, and nutmeg to taste. Add the shrimp and saute for 5 minutes.
  6. Cook the pasta in salted boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes until al dente. Drain and mix the pasta with the sauce.
  7. Place the pasta mixture into a baking dish. Top the pasta with grated cheese. Bake for five minutes or until the cheese is fully melted. Serve warm.
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NutritionView more

630Calories
Sodium20%DV480mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein61%DV31g
Carbs26%DV77g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories630Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol140mg47%
Sodium480mg20%
Potassium600mg17%
Protein31g61%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate77g26%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars11g22%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Eileen S. 26 May 2015
This is a delicious dish that my whole family loved. The shrimp adds a touch of sophistication and the nutmeg adds tremendously to this dish. I will be making this again and again I am sure!