Creamy Feta Dip With Lemon-Oregano Shrimp

Creamy Feta Dip With Lemon-Oregano Shrimp image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Creamy Feta Dip With Lemon-Oregano Shrimp image

Tangy, salty feta is the perfect base for this creamy dip, which comes together effortlessly in a food processor. Serve it with our citrusy shrimp as a casual starter, or as a satisfying accompaniment to your main pasta course.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2/3 cups light sour cream
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chive
Lemon-Oregano Shrimp:
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
  • 1 pkg frozen large shrimp thawed, peeled and deveined
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaf chopped
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Method

In food processor, blend feta cheese with garlic until smooth. Add sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon zest and lemon juice; blend until smooth. Remove to bowl; stir in chives.

Lemon-Oregano Shrimp: In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic and Italian seasoning, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add shrimp and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are just pink and opaque throughout, about 4 minutes. Stir in oregano and lemon juice. Serve with feta dip.

Also serve with toasted pita wedges, cucumber slices, kalamata olives and cherry tomatoes.

Nutritional facts per each of 8 servings: about

  • Fibre trace
  • Sodium 362 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Calories 174.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Potassium 160 mg
  • Cholesterol 100 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 14.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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