Cucumber Shrimp Spread Recipe
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Cucumber Shrimp Spread Recipe

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Field editor Doris Heath of Franklin, North Carolina likes to serve this savory spread on rye bread, but it’s just as satisfying on crackers or bagel chips.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 can (4 ounces) tiny shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
  • Assorted crackers

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons spread (prepared with reduced-fat cream cheese and fat-free mayonnaise) equals 44 calories, 2 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 265 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard and garlic powder until smooth. Stir in the shrimp, cucumber and onion. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: about 1 cup.
Originally published as Cucumber Shrimp Spread in Taste of Home December/January 2006, p57

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Reviewed Dec. 31, 2015

"This is delicious! I make this every holiday for an appetizer, served with crackers."

Reviewed Mar. 8, 2014

"Great appetizer spread! I served this alongside the Chicken Veggie Salad Plate from the same issue."

Reviewed Feb. 7, 2013

"I made this recipe for a function at work and everyone loved it! Great flavors!"

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