Festive Papa Tapas

Festive Papa Tapas

Festive Papa Tapas

Source: Potatoes USA
Grilled or baked russet potatoes topped with your favorite flavors-perfect for any festive party!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course 30 Minutes or Less, Appetizer
Servings 8

Ingredients
 

  • 2 Medium Russet potatoes Can substitute 3-4 Yukon Golds potatoes
  • 2 Tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat grill or oven to 400°F. Thinly slice potatoes length wise to 1/4 inch thick, discarding ends. Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper. Place on grill or prepared baking sheet in single layer and cook for 10 minutes on each side.
  • Top with your favorite toppings:
  • Bruschetta: 2 medium tomatoes diced, 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves, 2 cloves (1 teaspoon) of minced garlic and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Toss together in a bowl and spoon on top of potatoes. Optional: Add chopped chicken to Bruschetta topping.
  • Mediterranean: 1 (6 oz.) container of feta cheese, 1 (2.25 oz.) can sliced olives drained, 1 medium tomato diced (optional), salt and pepper to taste. Toss together in a bowl and spoon on top of potatoes.
  • Creamy Greek Yogurt with Lemon and Herbs: 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, juice of 1/2 lemon, salt and pepper to taste. Mix together in a bowl and spoon on top of potatoes. Garnish with dill sprigs.
  • Baked Potato: 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt, 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, 2 tablespoons plus 1 tablespoon fresh chives chopped. Mix all ingredients except 1 tablespoon of chives in a bowl and spoon on top of potatoes. Garnish with remaining chives.
  • Pico de Gallo: 1/2 cup pre-made Pico de Gallo or mix 1 medium tomato diced, 1 small onion finely chopped, 1 green onion chopped, 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic, 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro, salt and pepper to taste. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and spoon on top of potatoes. Garnish with extra cilantro.