Recipes and Cooking Pesto Shrimp Mac & Cheese 5.0 (5) Get ready to give out the recipe when you bring this updated version of everyone's favorite casserole to your next potluck. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 1, 2008 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 40 mins Stand Time: 10 mins Total Time: 70 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound fresh or frozen medium shrimp in shells 8 ounce dried elbow macaroni (2 cups) 2 eggs, lightly beaten ¼ cup butter, melted 1 cup half-and-half 1 ¼ cup shredded fontina cheese (5 oz.) ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted 1 ½ cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves, chopped Fresh basil leaves Directions Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Peel and devein shrimp, removing tails. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Chop shrimp and set aside. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and keep warm. In large bowl stir together eggs, butter, half-and-half, 1 cup of the fontina cheese, 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese, garlic, pine nuts, chopped basil, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Stir in shrimp and macaroni. Transfer to buttered 2-quart casserole. Top with remaining cheeses. Bake, uncovered, 40 to 45 minutes or until heated through and shrimp pieces are opaque. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Top with fresh basil leaves. Makes 6 servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 509 Calories 27g Fat 33g Carbs 33g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 509 % Daily Value * Total Fat 27g 35% Saturated Fat 14g 70% Cholesterol 254mg 85% Sodium 694mg 30% Total Carbohydrate 33g 12% Protein 33g Vitamin C 4.1mg 21% Calcium 333.2mg 26% Iron 4.1mg 23% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.