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Blue Cheese-Stuffed Shrimp

Cooked shrimp become something more extraordinary when stuffed with blue cheese. The mild flavor has mass appeal.—Amy Dollimount, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup minced fresh parsley, divided
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chopped shallot
  • 1/2 teaspoon Creole mustard
  • 24 cooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in 1/3 cup parsley, blue cheese, shallot and mustard. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Make a deep slit along the back of each shrimp to within 1/4 to 1/2 in. of the bottom. Stuff with cream cheese mixture; press remaining parsley onto cream cheese mixture.
Nutrition Facts
1 stuffed shrimp: 43 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 89mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 meat.

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