ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Shrimp-Cheese Spread

Yield 1/2 cup.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 3 unpeeled large fresh shrimp
  • 1/4 cup nonfat cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Neufcha@Gtel cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 24 Melba rounds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 59
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4.1 g
  • carbohydrate 6.4 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 13 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 163 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turns pink. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Peel and devein shrimp. Finely chop shrimp, and set aside.

  2. Position knife blade in a miniature food processor bowl; add cottage cheese, Neufcha@Gtel cheese, and mustard. Process 1 minute or until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides. Transfer mixture to a small bowl. Stir in shrimp, Cheddar cheese, parsley, and jalapeno pepper. Cover and chill thoroughly. Serve with Melba rounds.

Cooking Light Light Cooking for Two