mashed_potato.jpgWarm up with flavorful dip

Spice up those chilly days ahead with a steaming platter of Hot Gulf Shrimp Dip. Served with warm pita bread or crispy tortilla chips, this easy, cheesy and delightful appetizer presents perfectly, making it wonderful for tailgating and holiday parties. For more great Gulf shrimp recipe ideas, visit www.eatgulfseafood.com. 

1 pound Gulf of Mexico shrimp, cooked, peeled, deveined, chopped
1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
1/2 chopped green onion
1 clove minced garlic
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella or Monterey Jack)
Toasted pitas or sliced fresh bread

 

Combine all ingredients in an 8- by 8-inch baking dish, reserving 1/4 of cheese. Mix well. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of mixture.

Bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes. Dip with toasted pitas or sliced fresh bread.