Shrimp-Pepper Popper

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Easy Appetizers: Make a Quick Shrimp Appetizer

These shrimp appetizers are simple yet full of flavor. Just top melba toasts with a bit of cream cheese, a cooked shrimp and dollop of pepper jelly. Look for pepper jelly near other jellies and jams—it has a tiny bit of heat that gives these some extra pizzazz!

Yield: 2 dozen
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
  • 24 small, round melba toasts or whole-wheat crackers
  • 24 small (60-70 per pound) cooked peeled shrimp (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon pepper jelly

Preparation

Spread 1/2 teaspoon cream cheese on each cracker. Top each with a shrimp and 1/8 teaspoon pepper jelly.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 22
fat 1 g (0 g sat, 0 g mono)
cholesterol 8 mg
carbohydrates 3 g
protein 1 g
fiber 0 g
sodium 34 mg
potassium 15 mg

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 0

Exchanges 1/2 fat

From EatingWell November/December 2011