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Elegant Shrimp Casserole Recipe
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Elegant Shrimp Casserole

1 green pepper, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cups water
1 small can pimentos, chopped
3 lbs. cooked, deveined shrimp
1 cup crab meat
4 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
4 Tbsp. butter
4 Tbsp. flour
2 cup light cream
1 cup Cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
3/4 cup buttered cracker crumbs

Combine green pepper, celery, onion and water; cook until vegetables are tender.

Drain; add pimento, shrimp, crab and eggs. Melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add cream; cook until mixture thickens, stirring constantly.

Add cheese, salt and pepper. Add sauce to shrimp mixture; spoon into 3-quart casserole. Sprinkle crumbs over top.

Bake at 400 F. for 15 minutes.

Yield: 12 to 15 servings.

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