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Baked Parmesan Shrimp

Olive Garden Copycat Recipe

Serves 2

Main Dish:
8 ounces pasta cooked according to package directions
4 ounces butter
1 pint heavy cream
8 ounces parmesan cheese
8 ounces cooked shrimp peeled and deveined
1 Roma tomato cut into small pieces
2 teaspoons fresh chopped parsley

2 tablespoons bread crumbs
2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon melted butter

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 pot and stir until melted. Season with salt and white pepper if desired. Place cooked pasta in bowl, and stir in sauce, mix to coat pasta evenly. Pour pasta into 2 or 3 small casserole dishes.

Optional: 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.

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