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Creamy Shrimp Bruschetta

Creamy Shrimp Bruschetta

with Monterey Jack Cheese on Baguette Toasts

Holiday Appetizer
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It’s time for a New Year’s toast! Bruschetta toasts, that is: these hors d’oeuvres deliver crowd-pleasing flavors in a festive package. The shrimp topping features cream cheese, scallions, and smoked paprika, which is dolloped onto warm baguette slices and given a sprinkling of melty cheese. There’s enough to serve about six guests—perfect for a cozy gathering. And better yet, these can be made in about 20 minutes, leaving you plenty of time for schmoozing with your guests.

Tags:Egg freeNut free
Allergens:WheatMilkShellfish
Preparation Time
20 minutes
Cooking difficulty
Level 1
Abalone Espumante, 0

Abalone Espumante, 0

A semi-sweet sparkling wine, with a finesse and complexity that truly comes alive on the palate. The perfectly balanced acidity allows the crisp fresh taste on the tongue linger, while the mouth-filling sweetness tantalizes the taste buds. A lively sparkling wine to make any occasion festive. Read more
Maison Bonheur Beaujolais, 2016

Maison Bonheur Beaujolais, 2016

The Beaujolais region of Burgundy is well known for its easygoing, medium-bodied reds made from the Gamay grape. This version shows off quintessential characteristics of the variety, featuring juicy, exuberant red fruit flavors of cherry and cranberry alongside savory notes of violet and black pepper. Enjoy this jubilant red on its own, or take advantage of its versatility and pair it with anything from poultry to pork to salmon. Read more
Ingredients 
serving amount
2
4
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4

1 unit

Demi Baguette

(ContainsWheat,Milk)

2 unit

Scallions

1 unit

Lemon

10 ounce

Shrimp

(ContainsShellfish)

1 teaspoon

Smoked Paprika

3 ounce

Cream Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

¼ cup

Monterey Jack Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

Not included in your delivery

2 teaspoon

Olive Oil

1 tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
Nutrition Values/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2176 kJ
Calories520 kcal
Fat27 g
Saturated Fat12 g
Carbohydrate31 g
Sugar5 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein29 g
Cholesterol265 mg
Sodium1040 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
Utensils
Baking Sheet
Paper Towel
Pot
InstructionsPDF
Instructions
1

Adjust rack so that it is about 4 inches from broiler and preheat broiler to high. Cut baguette into ½-inch thick slices (you should have about 12). Place on a baking sheet and a sprinkle on both sides with a large drizzle of olive oil.

2

Wash and dry all produce. Trim, then thinly slice scallions. Cut lemon into wedges.

3

Rinse shrimp, then pat dry with a paper towel. Put 1 TBSP butter and smoked paprika in a medium pot and heat over medium-high heat. Once butter is melted, add shrimp and half the scallions. Cook, stirring, until shrimp is starting to turn pink, about 2 minutes.

4

Remove shrimp from pot and transfer to a cutting board. Chop into small pieces. Reduce heat under pot to medium and add cream cheese and 2 TBSP water. Stir until smooth. Return shrimp to pot, then season with salt, pepper, and a squeeze of lemon.

5

Place sheet with baguette slices under broiler and broil until baguette is lightly toasted, 2-3 minutes. Divide shrimp mixture evenly between baguette slices, mounding it on top. Sprinkle evenly with cheese. Return to broiler and continue broiling until cheese is melted and shrimp is cooked through, about 2 minutes.

6

Arrange bruschetta on a serving tray. Sprinkle with remaining scallions. Serve with remaining lemon wedges on the side for squeezing over.

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