At the annual wine tasting at Clos du Lac Cellars, Jill Murphy, director of marketing and sales, serves shrimp toasts with Sauvignon Blanc or Viognier.

Recipe by Sunset December 1998


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Makes about 3 dozen appetizers


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  • In a 4- to 5-quart pan over high heat, bring about 2 quarts water to a boil. Add shrimp, cover, and cook just until opaque in thickest part (cut to test), about 2 minutes. Drain.

  • In a bowl, mix oil, vinegar, garlic, capers, and shrimp. Cover and chill, stirring occasionally, at least 30 minutes or up to 1 day.

  • Trim tips from ends of baguette and cut remaining bread crosswise into 36 equal slices. Set slices on racks on a 14- by 17-inch baking sheet.

  • Bake in a 425° oven until golden, 6 to 8 minutes. If making ahead, store cool slices airtight up to 4 hours.

  • Seed and finely chop tomato. Add tomato, bell pepper, and onion to shrimp mixture. Season with salt to taste.

  • Spread cheese on toast. Place vegetables and 1 shrimp on each piece.

  • Nutritional analysis per piece.

Nutrition Facts

47 calories; calories from fat 38%; protein 3.3g; fat 2g; saturated fat 0.8g; carbohydrates 3.7g; fiber 0.2g; sodium 81mg; cholesterol 18mg.