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Roasted Potato Crostini with Pesto Cheese

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Potato Type: RedsYellow
Prep Method: Baked

Dish

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Prep Time

10 Mins

Cook Time

25 Mins

Serving

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • No-stick cooking spray
  • 1/3 lbs (4 medium) Red or Yellow potatoes, cut into ½-inch thick slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) soft cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce (optional)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped prepared roasted red peppers
  • Snipped fresh chives or minced green onion (optional)

Preparation

  1. Heat oven to 400 °F.  Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.  On baking sheet, arrange potatoes in single layer; spray lightly with additional cooking spray.  Sprinkle evenly with ¼ teaspoon of the garlic salt.
  2. Roast 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender and browned, turning potatoes over halfway and sprinkling with remaining garlic salt.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together soft cream cheese, pesto and red pepper sauce, if desired.  Pipe or spoon about 2 teaspoons pesto mixture onto each potato; top with red pepper.  Sprinkle with chives if desired.

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