You will love the flavor combination in this Gluten Free Crostini with Shrimp and Roasted Pepper Cheese recipe. It makes a tasty quick and easy appetizer for any occasion.
If you are having a party, don’t forget to check out some of my best gluten free appetizer recipes.
Gluten Free Crostini Appetizers
It’s the holiday season and this is the time of year for holiday entertaining with loved ones. One of my favorite traditions is sitting with friends and enjoying a good bottle of wine.
And of course, choosing appetizers to pair with the wine is also fun! What is your favorite gluten free party food?
An appetizer many gluten-free people don’t regularly enjoy is crostini. Did you know that you can buy gluten free baguettes? A few companies make them like Schar and Against The Grain. Check your local grocery store!
Crostini can be topped in so many ways. This Homemade Roasted Red Pepper Cream Cheese is a key component of this recipe, but it is also delicious on those morning bagels.
This easy spicy shrimp crostini recipe is popular at parties.”
Having a party? Here are more delicious Gluten Free Appetizer Recipes to Try!
Friends drop by our house, we drop by friends and family’s houses…it always brightens our day to spend quality time with the people we love.
What is the difference between crostini and bruschetta?
I love my job because I learn something new every time. Crostini is made from baguettes and is crisp. Bruschetta is typically made from sourdough bread and is actually charred on a grill! I had no idea. I really thought the two words were interchangeable!
Grilling the shrimp and corn for this appetizer.
Add the roasted red peppers, cream cheese and jalapeños to a Cuisinart.
Add the peppers, cheese, garlic, salt, and pepper to a Cuisinart to blend. You can see the final roasted red pepper cream cheese recipe here. This appetizer is the ultimate in party food!
More Delicious Appetizers to Try:
- Gluten Free Crispy Eggplant Slices
- Quick and Easy Hot Cream Cheese Dip
- Pressure Cooker BBQ Turkey Meatballs
- Tangy Gluten Free Lettuce Wraps
Tools You Need To Make This Easy Shrimp Crostini Recipe:
Cuisinart Immersion Blender…this is one of the most used tools in my kitchen! It comes with a whisk, mini food processor, etc so it has a million uses!!!
- 1 gluten-free baguette
- 1 pound shrimp
- 1 ear of corn
- 8 ounce package of cream cheese
- 1/3 cup roasted peppers
- 1 clove garlic
- salt and pepper to taste
- cilantro and jalapeno to garnish
- Preheat the grill.
- Add shrimp to skewers.
- Grill shrimp and ear of corn until cooked.
- Slice baguette on a slight diagonal into pieces. (See photos above)
- Bake for 8 minutes at 350 degrees until crispy.
- In a Cuisinart, add cream cheese, roasted peppers, garlic, salt and pepper.
- Blend until creamy.
- To assemble:
- Take a crostini and spread cheese on top.
- Add shrimp, corn, jalapeno, and cilantro.
- Serve warm or chilled.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 196 Total Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 99mg Sodium: 626mg Carbohydrates: 18g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 3g Protein: 13g