Canapé recipes for this Christmas

Canapé recipes for this Christmas

Here are some simple and original canapés recipes for this Christmas with the cheese as protagonist! You will be the perfect host!

Strawberry, cheese and smoked salmon cubes

Ingredients

Strawberries
Fresh cheese
smoked salmon
Small wooden skewers

Preparation

For the preparation it will be necessary to clean and cut the strawberries in half lengthwise. This will be the base on which we will mount the canapé. Place a thin slice of fresh cheese or similar on the strawberry. Using a small wooden skewers that we will use to cross a small slice of salmon giving it an accordion shape, as if it were a ship’s sail, that we will finally nail in the center of our strawberry base.

We can finish decorating the canapé with a leaf of parsley.

Canapé with breaded fresh cheese, and pink grapes

Ingredients

Fresh cheese
Pink grapes
Bread crumbs
Egg
Flour
Wheat flakes
Salt
Pepper

Preparation

We cut some cubes of fresh cheese and pepper them. Then we passed them through flour, egg and a mixture of bread crumbs and crushed wheat flakes. We fry them in not very strong oil, to brown the breadcrumbs. We wash the grapes and assemble the canapé using a toothpick or a small wooden skewer.

Prawns with black olives and cheese

Ingredients

Prawns
black olives
Mozzarella pearls
Chive
Oil
Salt

Preparation

First we remove the bone from our black olives. Next, cut the chives into very small pieces. On the other hand, in a pan with a little oil, brown the prawns and reserve. Now we only have to mount it: The pearls of mozzarella will be the base of this canapé, that we will rebozaremos with the chives. On top of this pearl, the black olive is mounted and the shrimp on top, all crossed by a small skewer or wooden sticks.

Puff pastry cream cheese with tomato

Ingredients

Baskets of puff pastry
Cream cheese
Tomato
Spices to taste

Preparation

To prepare our baskets, we previously cut a tomato in very small cubes, which we will mix with our cream cheese and we will spice it up to taste. We recommend that you mix it with chopped parsley or a little bit of?

Finally, before serving, blow the baskets to heat them so they are hot and crispy, and then fill with the mixture prepared above.

Aubergine rolls with cream cheese, almonds and raisins

Ingredients (For about 12 rolls approx)

2 Eggplants
1 cup of cream cheese
100 grams of almonds
100 grams of raisins
30 grams of chives
Salt
Oil

Preparation

First wash the aubergines and cut the end that joins the stem. Next, using a mandolin or peeled vegetable, cut the eggplant lengthwise into thin slices. So that they lose the bitterness, we submerge them in salt water. Meanwhile, we prepare the cream cheese mixture, to which we will add the almonds (if they are too large we can cut them in half) and the raisins.

We take the eggplant slices out of the water with salt, dry them lightly and turn them into a griddle with a little oil. Once made, add a spoonful of our cheese mixture and roll the sheet, which we will hold with a toothpick. We can finish decorating our roll with a bit of chopped chives, or adding a raisin or almond on top.

Canapé of salmon, cream cheese and honey

Ingredients, 4 people

Smoked salmon 100 g
Cream cheese 125 g
Liquid cream 15 ml
Sliced ​​bread or toast for canapés
Honey 15 ml
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

In a bowl we mix the cream cheese, the liquid cream, the honey, salt and pepper. We can add our favorite spices to give it more flavor, like a bit of tarragon or chopped parsley.

If you are going to use slices of bread crumbs, I recommend that you toast them a few moments before serving them, so that they contribute that crunchy tone.

Then we cut the smoked salmon in a way that suits our toast or slice of bread.

Finally, we just have to mount it. Take a spoonful of the cheese and honey mixture on the bread, and put a slice of salmon on top. Serve it in the moment.