Creole Shrimp Dip
Here is an appetizer that will add a little fanciness to your meal. It's a simple dish that looks like it belongs at a fancy gathering being passed around on trays. It will definitely impress your dinner companions.
8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup Creole mustard
2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined small cooked shrimp
1/2 cup finely diced red bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
1 1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
3 small endive heads, leaves divided
Garnish: chopped fresh chives, diced red bell pepper
In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, mustard and horseradish.
Finely chop one-third of the shrimp. In a large bowl, combine whole and chopped shrimp, bell pepper, chives, and Creole seasoning. Gently fold in cream cheese mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.
Spoon dip into endive leaves. Garnish with chives and bell pepper, if desired.
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