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Garlic-Herb Potato Nests Recipe

Garlic-Herb Potato Nests Recipe

These elegant-looking little appetizers are quite simple to prepare, says Donna Cline of Pensacola, Florida. “The crunchy nests filled with herb cheese ’eggs’ are a real eye-catcher, too.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups grated peeled potatoes, drained and squeezed dry
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup garlic-herb spreadable cheese
  • Fresh dill sprigs

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, egg white, salt and pepper. Place 1 tablespoonful in each of 24 greased miniature muffin cups, lining the bottom and sides of cups.
  • 2. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 3. Shape 1/2 teaspoonfuls of cheese into ovals; place in potato nests. Garnish with dill. Serve at room temperature. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 25 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.