Seafood Stuffed Shells Creamy Pesto Sauce

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Ingredients

1PoundLobster Sensations® (Item# 004610)
25EachPasta Shells, Al Dente, Cooled
2TablespoonsDijon
1/2CupMayonnaise
1TeaspoonOld Bay
1EachShallot, Chopped Finely
1/4CupParsley, Chopped
3 1/2TablespoonButter, Divided
1 1/2TablespoonsFlour, All Purpose
1 1/2CupsMilk
2TablespoonsPesto
1CupPanko

Directions

  1. In a large pot boil water and salt. Add the shells and cook till al dente. Drain well.
  2. In a bowl mix the Seafood Sensations, Dijon, mayo, Old Bay, parsley, salt and pepper. Fill the shells with this mixture.
  3. In a small sauce pot, melt 1 1/2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Add the flour to form a roux, approximately 2 minutes. Add the milk while whisking until a creamy consistency. Add the pesto to the sauce and adjust salt & pepper.
  4. Arrange the shells over half of the pesto sauce in a bakeable container and drizzle the rest over the shells.
  5. Heat up the remainder of the butter and mix with the panko and reserve.
  6. Bake at 325°F until 165° F internal temperature.
  7. Set the oven to broil and sprinkle the crumb and butter mixture over the top. Cook till golden.

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