Creamy Crab-Stuffed Shells
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time: 1-2 hrs
serves/makes: 2recipe id: 81533cook method: stovetop, oven
8 jumbo pasta shells
4 ounces crab meat
1 teaspoon green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 teaspoon red onion, finely chopped
3 teaspoons butter, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1 egg, beaten
2/3 cup skim milk, divided
3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
2 teaspoons flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook pasta according to package directions.
While pasta is cooking, saute green pepper and onion in 1 tsp. melted butter until tender.
Combine the crab meat, spices, egg, 1 tbsp. milk, vegetables, and mayonnaise. Spoon mixture into shells.
Spray the bottom of a 9" x 9" casserole dish with cooking spray, place stuffed shells in dish in a single layer.
Melt 2 tsp. of butter in saucepan. Over low flame, stir in flour and salt with a wire whisk and gradually add 1/2 cup of milk.
When sauce is smooth, stir in Parmesan cheese. Drizzle sauce over shells. Sprinkle top with Old Bay seasoning.
Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbling.
397 calories, 18 grams fat, 32 grams carbohydrates, 25 grams protein per serving
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