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Baked Shrimp Scampi Stuffed Shells in a white casserole dish
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Shrimp Scampi Stuffed Shells

This Shrimp Scampi Stuffed Shells recipe is a masterpiece you and your family will love. This recipe is fast and easy because of this awesome shortcut.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: garlic, pasta, sausage stuffed shells, shrimp, shrimp scampi
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 603cal
Author: Jared Desrosiers
Cost: $10

Equipment

  • 9" x 13" casserole dish or Pyrex

Ingredients

  • 1 box Gorton's Simply Bakes Shrimp Scampi *use two bags
  • 12 ounces baby spinach
  • 1 box jumbo shells
  • 16 ounces cottage cheese
  • 24 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup alfredo sauce
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Boil jumbo shells until al dente.
  • Pan fry Shrimp Scampi * see recipe notes if making scampi from scratch.
  • Once done, remove shrimp and set aside.
  • Cook spinach for about 1 minute, set aside off heat.
  • In a large bowl, add half of the shrimp, ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, alfredo sauce, and spinach; mix well.
  • Strain water from pasta shells, and then stuff each with cheese mixture. Add one shrimp to each shell.
  • Line in a casserole pan. I did two layers and topped each with an additional shrimp.
  • Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes at 350° f.

Notes

Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide. 
If you prefer to make homemade garlic butter shrimp for these scampi shells, please follow this recipe for the shrimp portion of the recipe. 
Homemade Garlic Butter Shrimp
If you prefer to use fresh shrimp, I wanted to share this garlic butter shrimp recipe with you all. You will need the following ingredients for 1 1/2 pounds of medium size shrimp.
  • 1 1/2 lbs. medium size shrimp
  • 5 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 4 cloves of minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of minced parsley
  • 1/4 cup of dry white wine
  • 1/8 tsp of red pepper flakes or ground black pepper *depending on tastes
Make it:
Peel, and remove tails from shrimp. Pat them dry with a paper towel(s) to absorb excess moisture.
Add olive oil and butter to a large sized skillet.
Add in wine, and garlic; cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
Place shrimp in the pan, season with pepper, and cook until no longer translucent, and pink.
Remove pan from heat and add in the chopped parsley; mix. Set shrimp and juices aside for the recipe.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 603cal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 752mg | Potassium: 677mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5990IU | Vitamin C: 15.9mg | Calcium: 426mg | Iron: 2.8mg