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Ultimate Seafood Mac & Cheese

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When you want to make a pasta dish special, this version –with shrimp, crab, and Ultimate Mac & Cheese shreds is your answer!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (8 ounces) short, curly pasta, such as elbow or cavatappi
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ medium onion, finely diced
  • 4 canned, drained artichoke hearts, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons diced sundried tomatoes in oil
  • ½ teaspoon Old Bay® seafood seasoning
  • 1½ cups half and half
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 12 large (31-40 count) peeled, deveined uncooked shrimp
  • 1 6–ounce package Roth® Ultimate Mac & Cheese Shred Blends
  • 4 ounces cooked crab meat
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Cook pasta al dente, according to package directions. Drain; set aside.
  2. Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-high; add butter, garlic, and onion; sauté 3 minutes until softened.
  3. Add artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes, and Old Bay® seasoning; sauté an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Combine half and half and cornstarch in a separate bowl.
  5. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in half and half mixture and shrimp. Bring to a light simmer until sauce begins to thicken.
  6. Slowly add Ultimate Mac & Cheese Shred Blend; continue stirring until fully melted.
  7. Fold in crab meat, reserved pasta and salt and pepper to taste. Heat through and serve immediately.