Pasta, Shrimp and Cheese Bake

Pasta, Cheese and Shrimp Bake

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces angel hair pasta
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 3/4 cup (8 ounces) plain low-fat yogurt
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried, crushed basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried, crushed oregano leaves
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar mild, thick and chunky salsa
  • 3/4 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, yogurt, feta cheese, Swiss cheese, basil and oregano; mix well.
  4. Spread 1/2 of the pasta on the bottom of an 8 x 12-inch baking dish coated with nonstick spray.
  5. Spread salsa over pasta.
  6. Place 1/2 of the shrimp over salsa.
  7. Cover with remaining pasta.
  8. Pour egg mixture over the pasta; layer with remaining shrimp.
  9. Sprinkle Monterey Jack cheese over the top.
  10. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly.
  11. Let stand for 10 minutes.

Yield: 6 servings

Calories/Serving: 428

Nutrition: Each serving provides approximately: 428 calories; 31 g protein; 42 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 14 g fat (8 g saturated); 230 mg cholesterol; 22 mcg folate; 2 mg iron; 1813 mg sodium

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Wheat Foods Council