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Cajun Cream Cheese And Green Onion Dip

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This Cajun-inspired cream cheese and green onion dip provides a yummy complement to chips, crackers or veggies for your next casual get-together. It also makes a great sandwich spread or bagel topper. To create an elegant appetizer, cut toast tips and top with a dollop of the dip and a thin slice of cucumber. You can add a hint of Tabasco sauce if you like a touch more spice, or adjust the level of the Cajun seasoning to suit your palate.

Cream Cheese Green Onion Dip

15 minutes active; 1-2 hours inactive to prepare serves 12


  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 1 pound precooked shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • Tabasco sauce to taste (optional)
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  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer. Add evaporated milk a little at a time, continuing to beat until mixture is smooth.
  2. Dice green onions and stir into cream cheese mixture.
  3. Cut precooked shrimp into 1/4-inch pieces, and add to cream cheese mixture.
  4. Season cream cheese mixture with garlic powder and Cajun seasoning. Add Tabasco sauce to taste.
  5. Refrigerate until cool, about 1-2 hours, or until ready to serve. Garnish with additional green onions and enjoy!

Recipe adapted from

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