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Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Dip

This Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Dip is so easy! One of the best hot dip appetizers you'll ever eat!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 10
Calories: 388kcal
Author: Amy Duska

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf french bread cut into slices
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 16 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1.5 cups Swiss cheese shredded (divided)
  • 2 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped
  • 1/2 lb. shrimp peeled and deveined
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil

Instructions

  • Turn oven on broil. Place french bread rounds on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Microwave the butter and garlic in a small bowl for 30-60 seconds. Let sit for a couple of minutes, stir and brush the top of each french bread round. Broil for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown on top. (Save remainder of garlic butter to use in dip)
  • Remove from oven, set aside and turn oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 1 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a medium size bowl, combine the remaining garlic butter, cream cheese, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, 1 cup of Swiss cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and basil.
  • Salt and pepper the shrimp and cook over medium high heat in a skillet coated in olive oil. 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from pan and cut into large chunks.
  • Stir shrimp into the dip mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into a 1 quart baking dish and sprinkle the remaining Swiss cheese on top.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly on top.
  • Serve hot with the toasted french bread slices.

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 574mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 920IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 246mg | Iron: 1.5mg