Healthy Appetizer Recipes
- Recipe: Prosciutto-Wrapped Mango Bites
This scrumptious appetizer is easy to prep. Simply roll a log of creamy goat cheese in fresh chopped thyme, parsley, tarragon, and mint in advance. Then, just before serving, spread onto fresh toasted baguette slices and top with sun-dried tomatoes and basil leaves.
- Recipe: Herbed Goat Cheese Bites
Diced tomatoes and avocado blend with onion, jalapeño, and lime for unbelievably fresh Southwestern flavor. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips, and use leftovers to top a main dish.
- Recipe: Pico de Gallo
This refreshing appetizer coats shrimp in a flavorful vinaigrette and showcases them in shooter glasses. Garnish with the leaves of romaine lettuce hearts and serve in an ice-filled tray at a spring or summertime party.
- Recipe: Shrimp Shooters
Roasting black-eyed peas gives them a crispy, dry texture that’s perfect for snacking. Chili powder and cumin give the beans a flavor-packed coating that won’t disappoint your guests.
- Recipe: Chili-Roasted Black Eyed Peas
Fresh mint, lemon rind, and honey dress up yogurt to make a light yet tasty dipper for strawberries or other fruit. Use Greek yogurt if you want a thicker dip texture without the added straining step.
This appetizer version of a caprese salad sandwiches mozzarella slices between grape tomato halves in an elegant skewer presentation. A drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar and a sprinkle of fresh chopped basil finishes off the tasty bites.
- Recipe: Mini Caprese Bites