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Gazpacho Shrimp Appetizer Recipe

Gazpacho Shrimp Appetizer Recipe

Served in a footed glass, this refreshing appetizer is pretty enough for a formal dinner. "To change it into a main dish, I combine the ingredients and serve them on a tortilla along with shredded lettuce and sour cream," writes Patricia Clark from Lake Forest, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) spicy hot V8 juice
  • 1/2 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1 medium lime, sliced
  • Cilantro leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to individual serving glasses. Dollop with sour cream. Garnish with lime slice and cilantro if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 156 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 425 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.