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Seafood & Cream Cheese Stuffed Shells

Total Time

Prep: 50 min. + chilling

Makes

about 3 dozen

Updated: Feb. 27, 2022

“This excellent appetizer is a favorite with my guests! Cool, pretty and easy to do, it has a lovely seafood flavor. The green onions add a nice crunch.” — Suzy Horvath, Gladstone, Oregon
Seafood & Cream Cheese Stuffed Shells Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) jumbo pasta shells
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 cans (6 ounces each) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1/2 pound frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
  • 12 green onions, finely chopped

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Cool to room temperature.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise, sugar, lemon juice, salt, pepper and cayenne. Gently stir in the crab, shrimp and onions. Stuff shells, about 2 tablespoons in each. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 116 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 119mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.

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