This recipe boasts 463 mg of calcium and 108 mg of magnesium all in this tasty dish!
Wild shrimp contains a significant amount of selenium (102% of your daily value) in just 4 ounces! Selenium is an important trace mineral in your body and is needed in small amounts for various functions. It has also been shown that selenium has a positive impact on bone and joint health. Another health benefit of wild shrimp is that it has astaxanthin, which is a carotenoid that is receiving notable attention from health research for both it’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties. 
In addition to wild shrimp, this recipe adds plum tomatoes, crushed garlic and fresh herbs like cilantro or parsley – all these ingredients added together make a dish that is packed with vitamins and minerals in each bite!
Mediterranean Shrimp Casserole
Packed with vitamins and minerals in each bite!
|Prep Time||15 minutes|
|Cook Time||25 minutes|
|Total Time||40 minutes|
- 2 cups whole wheat penne pasta
- 3 cloves garlic organic, crushed
- 1-1/4 lbs plum tomatoes organic, coarsely chopped
- 1/3 cup white wine
- 5 ounces tomato sauce organic
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- 11 ounces wild shrimp cooked, peeled, deveined, and drained
- 2/3 cup fresh cilantro or parsley organic, finely chopped
- 1-1/3 cups Asiago cheese grated
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water about 6 minutes, until partially cooked and drain.
- Combine garlic with juice from tomatoes and wine in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
- Simmer 5-7 minutes, until most of the liquid has evaporated. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, and cayenne. Bring to a bowl.
- Add shrimp, pasta, dill, and half the cheese. Mix thoroughly.
- Transfer to a shallow baking dish and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
- Bake 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.