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Mirliton Shrimp Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maw Maw Odile

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 to 6 Mirlitons
1 lb. shrimp
1 lg. onion, minced
1 lg. bell pepper, minced
1 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
2 Tbsp. oil
1/2 c. Italian bread crumbs
salt and pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Wash and parboil mirlitons, then peel, dice and steam until tender.
Peel and devein shrimp; saute shrimp in oil with onion and bell peppers for 20 minutes. Add to steamed mirlitons; add parsley and seaason to taste.
Place in casserole and sprinkle top with Italian bread crumbs and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
In Louisiana Creole and Cajun cuisine, the fruit, known as mirliton is a popular seasonal dish for the holidays, especially around Thanksgiving, in a variety of recipes. Maw maw's version is certainly our favorite.

 

 

 

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