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Bell Pepper and Oyster Boats

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Bell Pepper and Oyster Boats



A crisp red pepper spear, a little cream cheese, a smoked oyster – an elegant hors d’oeuvre!

Servings: Makes 32 Appetizers. Serves 6

Ingredients

1 can (3.75 oz.) Fancy Whole Smoked Oysters, drained
3 medium-sized red bell peppers, seeded
1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, at room temperature
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon celery seeds
48 chive pieces, each 4 inches long


Directions

Cut each bell pepper lengthwise into 8 equal strips. Drain oysters, set aside. If necessary, cut larger oysters in half so you have 24 pieces. In a bowl, beat cream cheese, lemon juice, and celery seeds until smooth. Spread about 1 teaspoon of the mixture over end of each pepper strip, covering about 1.5 inches of pepper; then place 1 oyster piece and 2 chive pieces on cheese. Cover and refrigerate; can be made 1 day in advance.


Nutrition Information

For one serving (139g) about 4 pepper strips Calories 190 (from Fat 140), Fat 16g (Saturated 9g), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 50mg, Sodium 160mg, Total Carbohydrate 7g, Fiber 2g, Sugars 3g, Protein 8g.

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