8ounces pasta cooked according to package directions
1pint heavy cream
8ounces Parmesan cheese
8ouncesshrimpcooked, peeled, and deveined
1Roma tomato cut into small pieces
2teaspoons Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium-size saucepan combine butter and heavy cream. Heat until butter is melted completely and the mixture comes to a simmer. Add Parmesan cheese into the pot and stir until melted.
Season with salt and white pepper if desired. Place cooked pasta in a bowl, and stir in sauce, mix to coat pasta evenly. Pour pasta into 2 or 3 small casserole dishes.
Optional step - Bread Crumbs Combine bread crumbs, melted butter, and Parmesan cheese in a bowl.
Stir to coat bread crumbs. Sprinkle bread crumbs (if desired) onto casserole dish, place several pieces of shrimp onto casserole, and place in the oven. Bake until all is heated through. Garnish with chopped tomatoes and parsley if desired.
If you have any leftover pieces of shrimp, simply bake them in a small buttered dish, and enjoy with your meal.
This dish is served with shrimp, but if you don't like shrimp, you could easily use chicken, sausage, or perhaps even some crab meat.
Use any pasta that you have on hand. It's also a great recipe to be able to use up small bits of pasta that you may have leftover from other recipes.
If you like it a little more crunchy, add breadcrumbs, melted cheese, and parmesan cheese in a bowl and mix .together. Add to the top of the casserole dish before putting in the oven
You can bake any left over pieces of shrimp in a small buttered dish.