Buttoni's Low-Carb Recipes

Shrimp Mac and Cheese

Posted on: August 20, 2009

Shrimp Mac and Cheese

I came up with this for lunch yesterday and both I and my husband liked it so much!  He admitted, he had his doubts it would be far from classic Mac and Cheese when he saw what I was throwing into the pan, but he had to admit it came out very testy and quite like Mac and Cheese, just with the shrimp flavor melded into it.  This creation is definitely Induction friendly. 🙂

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16 oz. fresh or frozen cauliflower

4 T. butter

16 oz. peeled shrimp

2 oz. cheddar cheese, grated

2 oz. American Deluxe cheese, grated

3 oz. chopped green onion

Dash of My Seafood  Spice:  https://buttoni.wordpress.com/2009/08/20/my-seafood-spice-blend/

DIRECTIONS:  Cook cauliflower, drain well and set aside.  Melt butter in non-stick skillet and saute shrimp until just barely opaque and done.  Add green onion, cauliflower and spice and stir well.  Top with cheese and pop into 350º oven for 20 minutes.  Tilt pan and spoon out any water that has bled out of cauliflower (it always does this ……Grrrr).  Bake 10 more minutes and serve with green salad.

NUTRITIONAL INFO: Serves 4, each serving containing:

369 calories, 23.03 g  fat, 8.7 g  Carbs, 3.2 g  fiber, 32.7 g  protein, 5.5 NET CARBS

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