Shrimp Alfredo Bake

Shrimp Alfredo Bake is the perfect casserole for dinner!

16 ounces penne pasta 1 cup Mozzarella cheese 1 pound cooked shrimp ½ cup butter  2 cups heavy whipping cream 4 cloves garlic minced ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

In a saucepan or skillet add the butter and cream. Turn to medium-low heat. Whisk until the butter is completely melted.

Add the minced garlic, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper to the skillet. Whisk until combined.

Bring to a gentle simmer, making sure not to boil and cook 3-4 minutes or until it starts to thicken. Whisk constantly.

Stir in Parmesan cheese and whisk until melted. Remove from heat.

Place the cooked pasta and cooked shrimp in a large bowl. Pour the alfredo sauce over the top and stir until coated.

Pour the pasta mixture into the prepared pan and top with shredded Mozzarella cheese.

Place in a preheated oven and bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until pasta is bubbly and cheese has just started to brown.

Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley on top of casserole if desired.