Creamy Dijon Topped Potatoes Recipe
1 package cream cheese (8 oz), softened
1/4 cup dijon mustard
1 tsp dried basil
1/3 cup black olives, finely chopped
1/4 cup scallions, finely chopped
1/4 cup red pepper, finely chopped
18 small red skin potatoes, roasted and cut in half l
1 scallion tips for garnish
In medium bowl with electric mixer at medium speed, beat cream cheese,
mustard and basil until smooth. Stir in olives, scallions and red
To serve, pipe or spoon 1 tbs. mixture onto each potato half. Garnish
with scallion tips and serve.
Makes 3 dozen appetizers
Source: Reader's Digest, April 1993
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