3 1/2cupsmedium shell whole wheat pasta, cooked and drained
1poundimitation crab meat
1cancream of shrimp soup
1cupdry Italian bread crumbs
In a large saucepan, saute' green pepper and green onion in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Stir in the flour and salt until blended. Gradually stir in half-and-half. Bring to a simmer; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in tomato and parsley.
Remove from the heat; stir in 1 cup of cheese until melted. Stir in pasta, imitation crab and cream of shrimp soup. Transfer to a greased shallow 3 quart baking dish. Cover and bake at 350º for 30 minutes.
Melt the remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle along outer edges of baking dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese down the center. Bake, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.