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Catholic Recipe: Hot Shrimp Loaf


  • 12 slices white bread
  • 1 can (5 ounces) deveined shrimp
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) tomato soup
  • melted butter or margarine
  • Shrimp Sauce (see recipe)


Serves: 6

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:15+



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This loaf is made with an actual loaf of bread, alternating the slices of bread with the shrimp mixture and then baked.


Remove crusts from bread slices. Toast crusts; roll fine. Shred about 3/4 of the shrimp; combine with eggs, 1/2 cup toast crumbs, onion, and seasonings. Add milk and 1/2 cup tomato soup; mix well. Place 3 slices bread close together on baking sheet; spread with shrimp mixture; top with 3 more slices bread; repeat procedure until there are three layers of shrimp mixture and four layers of bread. Brush top slices and sides of loaf with melted butter or margarine. Bake at 375┬░ for 20 minutes or until lightly toasted. Slice and serve with Shrimp Sauce (see recipe). Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965