Golden Shrimp Casserole

Golden Shrimp Casserole
Servings: 4

5 slices bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
2 cups shrimp, peeled, cooked and deveined
2 cups shredded American cheese
3 eggs, beaten
2 cups milk
Salt and pepper, to taste
Dash paprika, optional

In a skillet over medium low heat, melt butter; brown bread cubes. Remove from skillet and set aside. Sauté mushrooms in butter for about 7 to 10 minutes.

In a buttered 1 1/2-quart casserole dish, alternate layers of bread cubes, mushrooms, shrimp, and cheese.

Combine eggs, milk, and seasonings; pour over layers. Place casserole dish in a pan of hot water and bake at 350 degrees F for about 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until set.