Shrimp and Dill Toasts

Looking for an easy seafood appetizer? Then try these tasty toasts topped with shrimp.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

16
slices (1/2 inch thick) baguette French bread
1/3
cup chives-and-onion cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)
1/3
cup finely chopped green bell pepper
8
cooked large shrimp, peeled (tail shells removed), cut in half lengthwise
16
sprigs fresh dill weed
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 5 minutes. Turn slices over; bake about 7 minutes longer or until crisp and very light brown. Cool.
  • 2 Spread each toast with 1 teaspoon cream cheese spread; top with 1 teaspoon bell pepper and half a shrimp. Top with 1 sprig dill weed. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 1 hour.

Expert Tips

Taking these to a party? Toast the bread slices earlier in the day; cool and store in a resealable food-storage plastic bag, then assemble at the party.

Substitute cooked scallops or crabmeat for the shrimp.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.