Shrimp and Crabmeat Casserole


1/2 pound macaroni
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 cup light cream
1 10-ounce can cream of mushroom soup
3/4 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 pound cooked shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 cup cooked crabmeat
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1 tablespoon butter or margarine


Add the salt and vegetable oil to 3 quarts boiling water. Add the macaroni and boil rapidly for 10 minutes. Drain and toss with 4 tablespoons butter or margarine.

Saute the mushrooms in 2 tablespoons butter or margarine for about 5 minutes, shaking the pan frequently. Mix the cream, mushroom soup and cheddar cheese together and add to the macaroni. Add the mushrooms, shrimp and crabmeat, which has been cut into bite-size pieces.

Place in a buttered casserole, top with soft bread crumbs which have been tossed with the 1 tablespoon melted butter or margarine. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 25 minutes.


Makes 4 servings.


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