Prawn and Mushroom Pasta Bake

    1 hour 5 minutes

    Also called "tetrazzini", this delicious dish has sauteed prawns and fresh mushrooms mixed with cooked spaghetti. It is smothered in a creamy sherry sauce then baked until golden.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 250g prawns, shelled and deveined
    • 250g fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 1/4 cup (30g) plain flour
    • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 2 cups (500ml) milk
    • 1/4 cup sherry
    • 250g spaghetti
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hour5min 

    1. Cook spaghetti in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well.
    2. Over a medium-low heat melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add onion to melted butter and stir until onion is soft. Add prawns and mushrooms, cook for 5 minutes stirring often. Remove prawns mixture from saucepan, place in a medium size bowl and set aside.
    3. Remove saucepan from heat. Combine flour, mayonnaise, salt, milk and sherry in the saucepan. Mix well. Return the saucepan to the heat and cook until sauce thickens.
    4. Pour sauce into the bowl containing the prawns mixture. Add the spaghetti to the bowl and mix well.
    5. Place all ingredients in a baking dish. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese on top of the mixture. Bake at 180 degrees C for 30 minutes.

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    This is a 4.5 stars recipe with the following subsitutions. 1. Double the ammount of shrimp (1 pound) 2. Add one crushed clove of garlic and a few good shakes of Old Bay to the onion/mushroom/butter/shrimp mixture 3. Add cracked black pepper and 2 tablespoons of cream cheese to the "sauce" 4. Mix the parm into the tetrazzini and then sprinkle an additional 1/4 cup on top.  -  09 May 2008  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This was by far the best seafood pasta meal I have ever been able to prepare at home! A bit of bread crumbs on the top add a bit of great crunchy texture.  -  06 Apr 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This is the yummiest thing to happen to my mouth in years ! I took the other viewers advice and added fresh parsley from my garden along w/fresh cracked pepper at the last stage of cooking. My Boys and I couldn't get enough even 20 mos old son loved it, great leftover too.sooo excited by this one !  -  21 Nov 2001  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)