Tasty Shrimp Spread
A festive occasion at my mom's house wouldn't be complete without this appetizer. She has been making this savory dish for at least 25 years, and it never fails to receive rave reviews.
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 pound peeled and deveined cooked shrimp, finely chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- Assorted crackers and/or fresh vegetables
- In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, butter and mayonnaise. Stir in shrimp and onion. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with crackers and/or vegetables.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 189 calories, 17g fat (9g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.
Originally published as Tasty Shrimp Butter in Reminisce August/September 2011
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