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Cheesy Ham and Shrimp Macaroni Au Gratin

 
One serving costs about $1.36

$1.36 per serving

23 people like this recipe

23 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:82%

Spoonacular Score: 82%

 

Cheesy Ham and Shrimp Macaroni Au Gratin might be just the side dish you are searching for. This recipe makes 4 servings with 666 calories, 23g of protein, and 20g of fat each. For $1.36 per serving, this recipe covers 22% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 23 people were impressed by this recipe. If you have broccoli, cream sauce, olive oil, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 75%. This score is good. Try Cheesy Low Carb Cauliflower Casserole with Ham, Macaroni Au Gratin, and Macaroni Gratin for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
5.29 oz
5.29 oz broccoli
broccoli
0.99 cups
0.99 cups chocolate ice cream sauce
chocolate ice cream sauce
1.79 cups
1.79 cups elbow pasta
elbow pasta
3 slices
3 slices ham
ham
3
3  mushrooms
mushrooms
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
1 oz
1 oz parmesan cheese
parmesan cheese
10 medium
10 medium shrimps
shrimps
1 cup
1 cup water
water
5.29 oz broccoli
5.29 oz
broccoli
0.99 cups chocolate ice cream sauce
0.99 cups
chocolate ice cream sauce
1.79 cups elbow pasta
1.79 cups
elbow pasta
3 slices ham
3 slices
ham
3  mushrooms
3
mushrooms
2 Tbsps olive oil
2 Tbsps
olive oil
1 oz parmesan cheese
1 oz
parmesan cheese
10 medium shrimps
10 medium
shrimps
1 cup water
1 cup
water

Equipment

peeler
peeler
oven
oven
peeler
peeler
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Cut off base of broccoli stem. Cut broccoli into florets. Remove skin from stem using a peeler and dice it. Wash broccoli thoroughly.
  2. Blanch broccoli and butter them.
  3. Rinse and dice mushrooms and ham. Add into sauce and mix well.
  4. Remove shells from shrimps and devein. Dice and set aside.
  5. Preheat oven at 250C. Cook pasta accordingly to instructions. Drain.
  6. Grease tin foils. Put pastas into foils and distribute sauce mixture evenly. Stir well.
  7. From Step 1 until the above, you can actually prepare ahead of time and refrigerate them with covers if youve guests coming over. Then follow by the rest of the steps below.
  8. Mix shrimps and broccoli stems evenly. Place broccoli florets, and top with cheese.
  9. Bake the gratin at 250C till golden brown. My oven took about 7 mins to brown. Look at how cheesy it turned out! Crispy on the outside and creamy inside. Enjoy your Cheesy Ham and Shrimp Macaroni Au Gratin!

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.36
Ingredient
150 grams broccoli
300 grams chocolate ice cream sauce
250 grams elbow pasta
3 slices ham
3 mushrooms
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 ounce parmesan cheese
10 mediums shrimps
Price
$0.33
$1.82
$0.54
$0.28
$0.33
$0.33
$0.60
$1.20
$5.43

Tips

Health Tips

  • The great thing about parmesan cheese is that a little goes a long way, especially if you're buying the real deal.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • You might have heard that you should never wash mushrooms. Before you spend your precious time wiping down mushroom after mushroom with a towel, you should probably know that this is mostly a myth. While mushrooms can absorb a little water if you soak them long enough, the amount absorbed from a quick wash is not going to have much of an impact on your dish.

  • Choose broccoli that is firm and does not have any yellow spots. Store your broccoli in your refrigerator's crisper and use within 3-5 days. The broccoli lesson in the academy has more information about selecting and storing broccoli.

  • If parmesan plays a big role in the flavor of your dish (or if you're a serious foodie or serious about avoiding additivies) it might be worth your time to track down "true" parmesan, Parmigiano Reggiano.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Parmesan cheese is traditionally made using rennet, an animal-derived enzyme. For this reason, true parmesan cheese is not suitable for vegetarians. You might be able to find a vegetarian hard cheese to substitute.

  • Good news for mushroom lovers: according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), mushrooms are pretty "clean" when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not have to splurge on extra-expensive organic mushrooms (unless you want to!)

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
666 Calories
23g Protein
20g Total Fat
97g Carbs
25% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
666
33%

Fat
20g
31%

  Saturated Fat
6g
41%

Carbohydrates
97g
32%

  Sugar
28g
32%

Cholesterol
56mg
19%

Sodium
759mg
33%

Caffeine
5mg
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
23g
46%

Selenium
57µg
81%

Manganese
1mg
50%

Vitamin K
44µg
42%

Vitamin C
34mg
42%

Phosphorus
351mg
35%

Copper
0.58mg
29%

Vitamin E
3mg
24%

Magnesium
91mg
23%

Fiber
5g
21%

Zinc
2mg
18%

Calcium
177mg
18%

Potassium
597mg
17%

Vitamin B1
0.25mg
17%

Vitamin B2
0.28mg
17%

Vitamin B3
3mg
15%

Iron
2mg
15%

Vitamin B6
0.27mg
14%

Folate
42µg
11%

Vitamin B5
0.95mg
9%

Vitamin B12
0.38µg
6%

Vitamin A
290IU
6%

Vitamin D
0.21µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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