Creamy Pesto Shrimp Appetizer Recipe is super quick & easy & really delicious!

Creamy Pesto Shrimp Appetizer

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1 container (6 ounce) container prepared pesto, or ¾ cup
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 lb frozen peeled deveined, tail off shrimp, defrosted according to package directions
  • red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • yellow bell pepper, finely chopped


  1. Place pesto, broth, and cream cheese in a medium saucepan, and cook over medium heat, stirring until cream cheese melts and the sauce is nice and smooth. Stir in defrosted shrimp to coat shrimp with the sauce.
  2. Place coated shrimp on a serving plate, and garnish with chopped pepper pieces. Place additional sauce in a bowl for dipping. Serve with toothpicks or skewers.

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