Shrimp-Cheese Spread

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional 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


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


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.

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.


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January 1995
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