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Angel Hair Shrimp Bake Recipe

Angel Hair Shrimp Bake Recipe

Shrimp and pasta blend beautifully with the herbs, salsa and three kinds of cheese in this hearty layered casserole. The shrimp make this dish special enough for a guests, but your family is sure to enjoy it, too. -Susan Davidson Elm Grove, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated angel hair pasta
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 3/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) plain yogurt


  • 1. In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, layer half of the pasta, shrimp, feta cheese, Swiss cheese and salsa. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with the Monterey Jack cheese, parsley, basil and oregano.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, cream and yogurt; pour over casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 220 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 144mg cholesterol, 452mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch.

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dgood92 User ID: 8651637 238910
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2015

"This is a award winning recipe from before 2001. From Mr. William Sarnecky, Chester VA

He was the first place winner in the Dairylicious pasta Dishes Contest sponsored by the Southeast United Dairy Assn, Atlanta GA. I have the book. I have made it over many times. Sorry Susan Davidson- Elm Grove, WI- not yours!
A great variation is to add some Cooked italian sausage in place of the shrimp.
This recipe is great hot or room temp. Perfect for pot luck! Thank you Mr. Sarnecky!"

THeadvocate317 User ID: 7540255 220849
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

"loved it I did not use the yogurt I did the mayo and ranch dressing"

emg213 User ID: 1636860 207200
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2014

"I've made this recipie several times. However, on a recent trip to the beach, and no grocery store around, I found myself having to make some substitutions, and we are glad we did! Instead of using the half-and-half and yogurt, I used mayonnaise and ranch dressing. I think this has been the best shrimp bake we have made!"

mars24711 User ID: 7293290 132339
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2013

"This dish was great! However, the shrimp did take longer to cook."

sutrama User ID: 4034368 207199
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2013

"one of my absolute favorite things to make. So delicious!"

sutrama User ID: 4034368 65163
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2013

"This angel hair shrimp bake is a MUST to make! Every year on my friend's birthday she requests I make this dish for her as it is one of her favorites!"

Leighmermaid User ID: 7137625 63363
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2013

"My daughter is very picky on what she eats . She like the rest wants seconds."

kodak853 User ID: 205458 63360
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2012

"My family loved it! I made a few changes. I couldn't find the pre-made pasta, had to use my own. I had 1/2 cooked shrimp and 1/2 uncooked. I bought fresh parsley but must have accidentally gotten cilantro out of habit, gave it a nice surprise! It does make a lot, offered some to the neighbor. I would make it again."

brooklyn soucy User ID: 5608139 132191
Reviewed May. 3, 2012

"This recipe sounded delicious and easy. I just made it and have to say it is not very good. I used half the salsa and herbs and that's all I can taste. I can't even taste the shrimp or cheeses. What a waste of great ingredients."

jmmcmah User ID: 6621246 207198
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2012

"Do you think the calories and carbs are calculated correctly for this dish? It looks great, but usually angel hair pasta comes with too many carbs and raises my blood sugar."

sajones User ID: 4012864 63359
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2011

"This is one of my husband's favorite recipes. It's very easy to make and the salsa gives it a very good flavor."

livinglife User ID: 3418947 101552
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2011

"I have made this recipe with either shrimp or chicken(2 cups, cooked, chopped). The one thing I change is I make a fresh batch of salsa and throw that in, instead of the processed store bought stuff. It gives a freshness to the recipe and everyone LOVES it. This is a keeper. (Salsa is just tomatoes fresh or diced canned, green onion, garlic, lemon juice, cilantro, salt/pepper)."

desperado33 User ID: 4556492 63358
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2010

"For some reason the shrimp took an extra 20 mins above the 30 mins previous. Don't know if anyone else had this problem. But tasty"

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 134747
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

"Excellent recipe, I cooked it slightly longer (maybe 40 minutes) and it was not at all watery."

katsamcamsmom User ID: 4612834 132066
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2009

"Was missing something...."

MariaLoon User ID: 4270004 68518
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2009

"I read you can substitute butter and milk for half and half... but what about sour cream instead of plain yogurt or instead of half and half? Could that be a substitute for either of those ingredients?"

susannette User ID: 3338178 207197
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2009

"Makes too much for our family, not sure if leftovers can be frozen. sc"

alee8837 User ID: 2557706 101549
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2008

"My husbands new favorite. He loves it! Does get kinda watery from the salsa after heating...but still sooo good."

onesleekcat1 User ID: 2602932 68282
Reviewed May. 14, 2008

"This is a wonderful recipe! However, next time I make it I will use less salsa, it gets to watery when heated."

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