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Molded Shrimp Spread

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

4-1/4 cups

I usually make this recipe for parties and family gatherings. It never lasts long, because folks go straight for it.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 pound cooked shrimp, peeled, deveined and coarsely chopped
  • Lettuce leaves and additional shrimp, optional
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, heat soup and cream cheese over medium heat until cheese is melted, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat; set aside to cool.
  2. In a small microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand for 1 minute. Microwave on high for 40 seconds; stir. Let stand for 2 minutes or until gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir the gelatin mixture, celery, mayonnaise, lemon juice and onions into soup mixture. Fold in shrimp.
  3. Pour into a 5-cup ring mold coated with cooking spray. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or until set.
  4. Invert onto a serving plate. Fill center with lettuce and shrimp if desired. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 87 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 132mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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