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Garlic-Herb Potato Nests

 Garlic-Herb Potato Nests
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.”
24 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.