Cream Cheese Stuffed New Potatoes

Ingredients

  • Salt
  • 24 bite-size new potatoes, scrubbed, with a tiny sliver cut off each potato so they will stand after filling
  • 1 (5-ounce) package soft garlic herb cheese (recommended: Boursin)
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • Red caviar, for garnish, optional

Directions

In a large pot with plenty of salted water, boil the potatoes until they are tender when a fork is inserted, about 10 to 12 minutes. Drain and let the potatoes cool until you can handle them.

With a melon baller, remove a scoop from each potato. Combine the cheese, butter, and cream. Taste, and add salt and pepper, as needed. Spoon or pipe the cheese mixture into the potatoes.

Garnish with a fine sprinkling of parsley. *Cook’s Note: Add a tiny dollop of red caviar to carry out your egg theme, if you wish!

Stand potatoes on cut end on a platter to serve

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula-deen/cream-cheese-stuffed-new-potatoes-recipe/index.html

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