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Prawn (Shrimp) and Mushroom Pasta Bake

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Pasta Bake

 

A quick, easy and versatile shrimp (prawn) and mushroom pasta bake with a creamy, cheese  sauce.

If you’re a vegetarian, skip the prawns and double up on the mushrooms for a vegetarian mushroom pasta bake.  If you don’t have prawns, substitute chicken or bacon (cooked before adding).

Serve with a salad and bread for an easy and balanced meal.

Please note, this recipe uses an off-the-shelf sauce.  If you cook from scratch, you’ll need to add in extra time to make your own cheese sauce.


 

Prawn (shrimp) and mushroom pasta bake

Prep: 20 min | Cook: 20 min| Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 200g dry pasta (I use shell pasta)
  • 1 tblspn olive oil
  • 250g green prawns, peeled and deveined, tails removed
  • 200g sliced mushrooms
  • 1 jar Dolmio Three Cheese Sauce, or other bechamel based pasta sauce
  • 250 g tasty cheese

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Cook 200g of dry pasta.
  3. Fry 250g green prawns and 200g sliced mushrooms until cooked.
  4. Combine cooked pasta, prawn mixture and Dolmio Three Cheese Sauce in a baking dish.
  5. Cover with 1 cup of grated tasty cheese, or more according to taste.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

 

Photograph by Becky

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