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Simple Shrimp Dip


Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: None
(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)
Level of Difficulty: Quick & Easy

1 cube or tub (8 ounces) of softened light cream cheese
1 cup light or low-fat mayonnaise
1 cup fresh, pre-cooked small shrimp, rinsed and dried well with paper towels (1 can drained small shrimp can also be used)

1. Add light cream cheese and mayonnaise to small mixing bowl and beat until nicely blended.

2. Gently stir in the shrimp. Spoon into a serving bowl and serve with dippers of your choice – low-fat wheat crackers or celery)


116 calories, 6 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 7.7 g fat, 2.3 g saturated fat, 46 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 266 mg sodium, Calories from fat: 60%

Yield: 9 servings (1/3 cup of dip)

--WebMDblog, adapted from “Fry Light, Fry Right” by Elaine Magee, RD, MPH