Shrimp Mac and Cheese


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Shrimp Mac and Cheese

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Macaroni and cheese dish topped with shrimp, panko bread crumbs, shredded parmesan and fresh thyme

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    A little sprinkle of panko bread crumbs and Parmesan at the end gives baked mac & cheese that crispy topping that keeps you going back for another bite. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    1 lbs. cellentani pasta
    1 ½ c. Hy-Vee whole milk
    2 tbsp. Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    2 c. cubed Velveeta
    1 c. Hy-Vee shredded cheddar
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    ½ lbs. (51 to 60 ct) precooked shrimp
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee panko bread crumbs
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee shredded Parmesan cheese
    Fresh thyme, finely chopped

    Things To Grab

    • Stockpot
    • Colander
    • Large saucepan
    • Whisk
    • Large baking dish


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

    2. Meanwhile, whisk together milk and flour in a large saucepan. Warm, stirring frequently, over medium heat until thickened. Stir in Velveeta and stir until melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in shredded cheddar and salt. Stir in cooked pasta and shrimp and transfer to a large baking dish.
    3. Bake 15 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle with panko, shredded Parmesan and thyme. Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until browned.

    Nutrition facts


    560 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 19g
    • Cholesterol: 110mg
    • Sodium: 1060mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 67g
    • Protein: 29g

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Big Holiday Food Book 2016.