Shrimp Blitz Recipe
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On a hot summer day, this refreshing soup really hits the spot. I've made it for special-occasion luncheons as well as for casual dinners with friends.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) clam juice
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 bottle (32 ounces) tomato juice
  • 1 package (5 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a blender, combine clam juice and cream cheese; cover and process until smooth. Pour into a large serving bowl. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Shrimp Blitz in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 183 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 746mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.

  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) clam juice
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 bottle (32 ounces) tomato juice
  • 1 package (5 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a blender, combine clam juice and cream cheese; cover and process until smooth. Pour into a large serving bowl. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Shrimp Blitz in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p41

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