Welcome to our baby shower food recipes guide for sandwiches. The celebration of the coming baby deserves the best dishes and recipes, isn’t it?
The food for a baby shower does not have to be time-consuming, in fact you can hold a baby shower, even with some delicious sandwiches, accompanied by a salad, and closing with a dessert, and that´s it. Your guests will be more than happy.
On the other hand, speaking about sandwiches, you can think of a simple “ham and cheese sandwich”, which is nothing new, right? Why to include in the menu of your baby shower a sandwich? Our recipes are not just sandwiches of ham and cheese; we have a great variety of recipes that I am sure your guests will enjoy.
We offer you different types of sandwiches to select in order to have the perfect baby shower.
Take a look to any of our baby shower food recipes and have the perfect celebration.
By the way, if you had already a baby shower and have baby shower food ideas and want to share them with us, click here and add your baby shower recipes and how to make instructions.
Baby Shower Food Recipes – Sandwiches
1. Smoked Salmon Sandwich
Yield: 2 sandwiches
1-2 green onions
¼ cup radish sprouts (or watercress)
4 oz cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon source cream
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
4 slices rye bread
4 oz thinly sliced smoked salmon
Pepper to taste
Trim and wash the green onions, and slice them into fine rings. Wash the radish sprouts and pat them dry. Stir together the cream cheese, sour cream, lemon juice, green onions, and fresh dill to make a creamy paste. Spread half of the cream cheese mixture on the slices rye bread. Fold the salmon slices, place them on top of the cream cheese, and sprinkle with pepper. Top each sandwich with 2 tablespoon of the radish sprouts. Cover with the top halves, and that´s all.
You can also cut the sandwiches in half to make 4 small servings.
2. Italian Panini
Yield: 2 sandwiches
15-20 leaves arugula
2 oz parmesan cheese
4 slices Italian bread
2 tablespoon pesto
2 tablespoon crème fraîche (fresh cream)
2 oz prosciutto (or other Italian meat) thinly sliced
Wash the arugula and pat it dry. Finely grate the parmesan cheese. Spread 2 slices of the bread with pesto, and the other 2 slices with crème fraîche. On the bread pieces with spread pesto, layer the arugula, prosciutto, and parmesan cheese. Top with the other pieces of bread. Cut the sandwiches in half and enjoy.
3. Cucumber and Shrimp Sandwich
Yield: 8 medium size sandwiches
4 tablespoon butter, softened
1/3 cup shredded cucumber, well drained
1 cup shrimp, cooked and chopped
2 teaspoons green onion, minced
1 ½ teaspoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon dill
¼ cup plain yogurt, and add extra, for garnish
Salt and black pepper to taste
8 slices white bread
¾ cup parsley, finely minced, as garnish
Spread bread slices with butter. Mix all remaining ingredients except parsley. Spread 4 slices of bread with the ingredients mixed. Cover with remaining slices. Cut the crusts, then cut each sandwich in half.
Using a spatula or small spoon, spread a thin layer of yogurt on the edges of each sandwich and press the edges with chopped parsley.
This recipe is from Tastefully Small Finger Sandwiches: Easy Party Sandwiches for All Occasions by Kim Hendrickon.