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Shrimp Boat Supper

Ingredients
  French bread loaf 1
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Shelled shrimp 1 Pound
  Cooked peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped canned pimiento 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ripe tomatoes 3 Medium
  French salad dressing 2 Tablespoon
  Dried basil leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Sharp processed american cheese slices 6
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
Directions

Halve bread lengthwise.
With fork, remove 1/2 cup crumbs from each half.
Reserve crumbs.
Brush cut surfaces of bread with melted butter.
Combine shrimp, peas, celery, pimiento, and reserved crumbs.
Toss lightly with mayonnaise, salt, and pepper.
Spoon evenly into each "boat." Place on rack of broiler pan.
Halve tomatoes; brush with French salad dressing; sprinkle with salt, pepper, and basil.
Place on broiler rack with shrimp boats.
Broil 6 inches from heat for about 3 minutes.
Top boats with diagonal cheese slices.
Return to broiler till cheese bubbles and melts, about 2 minutes.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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