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Roasted Potatoes & Shrimp Appetizer

We were invited to dinner with some friends and I was asked to bring an appetizer.
I knew the menu was pizza, so I wanted to shy away from using bread.
I decided to make roasted potatoes, herb cream cheese, shrimp and dill.

It makes for a lovely appetizer and so elegant as well.  Just pop them in your mouth.

5 red potatoes or your choice of potato
2 teaspoons of olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
10 cooked peeled deveined medium shrimp with tails peeled off.
1/4 - 1/2 cup of Garlic Herb cheese spread or purchased Garlic Herb spreadable cheese.
Dill weed sprigs

 Preheat oven to 400°  Line baking sheet with foil or cooking parchment paper: lightly spray with cooking spray.

 Start out by washing and slicing potatoes about 1/4" thick or so.
I use a baking mat, so the potatoes don't stick.
Line the potatoes slices on the baking sheet.
Coat each one with olive oil and kosher salt.
Bake about 25 minutes, or until edges are brown.

Cool about 10 minutes.

Cut each shrimp lengthwise in half. To serve, spread about 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Herb Cheese Spread on each potato slice, top with shrimp and small dill weed sprig.  Makes 20 appetizers. Ta Da!

 Enjoy!  Thanks for visiting.  It does make my day and I hope you try these.  They are easy and delicious.

About Linda @ Life and Linda

Hello, welcome to LifeandLinda. I am from Northern California. I enjoy blogging, Designing Blogs, Decorating, cooking, entertaining, gardening and clogging. I hope you enjoy your visit.


  1. They were very tasty and pretty to look at.

  2. Oh wow, these potatoes and shrimp look delicious! Thank you so much for the recipe and tutorial, sweet Linda. Great appetizer! Enjoy your week.

  3. Hey this is a great idea! Looks very elegant a different to the usual appetizer. Love shrimps especially at summer time.
    Well done Linda!

  4. Beautiful presentation...and, looks delicious! Something everyone would enjoy...Great job!

  5. Yum yum. I will have to try this at one of our parties. It looks so good and simple to do.
    Thanks for sharing.

  6. Yum. I bet those are delicious. I love having new appetizer ideas! Thanks so much! Pinning this onto my Yum-E board!

  7. Oh wow...sounds delicious! I am always looking for something different to serve.

  8. Those look wonderful! Dan would be gobbling them down! Great idea! I bet they pair well with white wine too!

  9. OMG ..I've got to try these ...Appies... Look delicious and so easy to make... Super recipes...YUMMY...hugs

  10. Oh wow, this looks delicious and easy enough I could make! I'm so happy to meet you, I'm your latest follower………

    The French Hutch

  11. Hi Linda.
    This looks sooooooooooo Yummy.. This would be great for a dinner party. I hope you have a great week with your family.
    XXOO Diane

  12. These look delicious! A perfect appitizer!

    Danielle xo

  13. Oh yum, Linda. You always make everything look so beautiful! I hope all is well with you. I have not had a lot of spare time to visit all of my favorites lately, but hope all of that is about to change and ya'll will be seeing a lot more of me.

  14. Linda, what a tasty dish, they look so very appetizing. Definitely a recipe I am going to use.
    Best Wishes Daphne

  15. Hello Linda,
    I love your blog! It reminds me so much of my own. The side bar is very similar to ours. I live in Northern California too. These appetizers look delicious. Me and my daughters also have a blog, and we would love it if you could visit us and follow. I would enjoy coming back to visit with you. Your blog is very cheerful to me, and you have many creative ideas. I hope to hear from you, and have a sweet day.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

  16. I am ALWAYS looking for new appetizers so thanks so much for shaing this!!!! Looks YUMMY!!! XO, Pinky

  17. Linda,
    Thank you for visiting us at Red Rose Alley. It's so nice to meet new friends. You mentioned that you are following us, but it is not showing on our side bar. Have a fun weekend. I look forward to looking at all your wonderful ideas. I noticed the dinner table setting below, how lovely. You have great taste, and I am anxious to click on the red cardinal Christmas table, as I love red.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

  18. These look delicious! I will be trying this for the next time we have company (or we go visiting!)
    Thanks for sharing!
    Debbie :)

  19. This is looking very delicious. I liked this roasted potatoes shrimp appetizer. Thanks for sharing.


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