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Appetizer Recipes

Appetizer Recipes

Whether you need a pre-dinner nibble to tide guests over or something super fancy to take to a holiday party, we’ve got something here for you. How about classic stuffed mushrooms? Bacon deviled eggs? Chicken taquitos? You’ve come to the right place.

Summer-Ready Appetizer Ideas

  • How to Make Perfect Guacamole

    10 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    The best guacamole keeps it simple: just ripe avocados, salt, a squeeze of lime, onions, chiles, cilantro, and some chopped tomato. Serve it as a dip at your next party or spoon it on top of tacos for an easy dinner upgrade.

  • Elise Bauer

    Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico de Gallo)

    6 min

    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan

    Homemade pico de gallo is the best! Chopped fresh tomatoes, chile peppers, red onion, cilantro, and lime are meant to be consumed fresh—it's called salsa fresca, for a reason.

  • Elise Bauer

    Deviled Eggs

    30 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb

    It's not a party without deviled eggs! Deviled eggs are a classic for all kinds of gatherings, whether it's an Easter brunch or a summer picnic or just because.

  • Kalisa Marie Martin

    Mozzarella and Basil Stuffed Tomatoes

    35 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegetarian

    Whether you’re looking for new ways to use the abundance of summer tomatoes or simply want a quick side dish, these vegetarian stuffed tomatoes filled with mozzarella, parmesan, and fresh herbs are simple and delicious.

  • Elise Bauer

    Easy Homemade Hummus

    5 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Homemade hummus only takes 5 minutes, and it's so much better than store-bought. All you need are a few cans of chickpeas, some tahini, olive oil, some seasonings, and a food processor.

  • Elise Bauer

    Baked Stuffed Clams

    Minced clams mixed with butter, onions, parsley, and bread crumbs, spooned into half clam shells and baked. Quahog Stuffies recipe.

  • Elise Bauer

    Shrimp Ceviche

    1 hr, 20 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Low Carb, Paleo

    Cool and tasty shrimp ceviche recipe, shrimp served with chopped red onion, chile, cilantro, cucumber, avocado with lemon and lime juices.

  • Elise Bauer

    Baba Ganoush (Eggplant Dip)

    1 hr, 10 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Classic Baba Ganoush is made by roasting eggplants until soft, scooping out the insides, and mashing with tahini, garlic, and spices. Served with pita or cracker, this eggplant dip is a great snack or party appetizer.

  • Elise Bauer

    Ceviche

    3 hrs, 15 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo

    Here's how to make classic ceviche (or seviche) using the traditional Latin American method to prepare fresh fish. Cubes of red snapper are cooked by lime and lemon juice. Serve this delicious ceviche wrapped in corn tortillas or with chips.

  • Elise Bauer

    Blistered Shishito Peppers

    9 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Blistered Shishito Peppers are a delicious quick and easy snack, side dish, or appetizer. Mild and sweet, they're like single bite mini-poppers!

  • Elise Bauer

    Eggplant Caviar

    50 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Terrific smoky eggplant caviar dip! Perfect to spread over crackers for an easy, healthy, delicious appetizer.

  • Elise Bauer

    Zucchini Fritters

    Have extra zucchini? Make zucchini fritters! With freshly grated zucchini, egg, flour, and herbs, they are easy. Serve with a garlicky lemony sour cream dipping sauce.

  • Hank Shaw

    BBQ Grilled Chicken Wings

    These Amazing BBQ chicken wings are slow-grilled and slathered in a classic Buffalo wing sauce. Make plenty because everyone will want seconds!

Recent Appetizer Recipes & Ideas

  • Kalisa Marie Martin

    Mozzarella and Basil Stuffed Tomatoes

    35 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegetarian

    Whether you’re looking for new ways to use the abundance of summer tomatoes or simply want a quick side dish, these vegetarian stuffed tomatoes filled with mozzarella, parmesan, and fresh herbs are simple and delicious.

  • Elise Bauer

    Blistered Shishito Peppers

    9 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Blistered Shishito Peppers are a delicious quick and easy snack, side dish, or appetizer. Mild and sweet, they're like single bite mini-poppers!

  • Elise Bauer

    Baba Ganoush (Eggplant Dip)

    1 hr, 10 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Classic Baba Ganoush is made by roasting eggplants until soft, scooping out the insides, and mashing with tahini, garlic, and spices. Served with pita or cracker, this eggplant dip is a great snack or party appetizer.

  • Elise Bauer

    Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico de Gallo)

    6 min

    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan

    Homemade pico de gallo is the best! Chopped fresh tomatoes, chile peppers, red onion, cilantro, and lime are meant to be consumed fresh—it's called salsa fresca, for a reason.

  • Sally Vargas

    Cucumber Sandwiches

    40 min

    Healthy, Vegetarian

    Simple, easy, and delicious cucumber tea sandwiches satisfy cravings for a light lunch or an afternoon snack. They are also the perfect party food! Whip up a batch for Mother’s Day, Easter, bridal showers, or baby showers.

  • Kalisa Marie Martin

    Jicama, Avocado, and Orange Salad

    30 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    If you need proof that salads don’t have to be boring, this easy recipe is it! This combination of textures and vibrant flavors is sure to wake up any picnic table or indoor lunch. Not to mention, it’s super satisfying.

  • Hank Shaw

    BBQ Grilled Chicken Wings

    These Amazing BBQ chicken wings are slow-grilled and slathered in a classic Buffalo wing sauce. Make plenty because everyone will want seconds!

  • Elise Bauer

    Rosemary Focaccia

    Homemade focaccia is simply the BEST! It's easy to make, but be sure to give yourself the afternoon. You'll be rewarded with a rich, rosemary-scented bread that feeds a crowd. Serve as an appetizer or as a side with soup, roasts, or braises.

  • Carrie Havranek

    Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

    Whether we're talking a casual movie night with the family or Super Bowl Sunday, these Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos are ready to party! They come together quickly and easily, and are so much fun to each straight from the pan.

  • Queso Blanco

    Avoid the "hangries" with this crave-able, protein-packed Queso Blanco—a white cheese dip made with real milk! This budget-friendly snack comes together in a flash, delivers essential nutrients thanks to dairy milk, and is something the whole family will love.

  • Summer Miller

    Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

    15 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Break out your food processor and make this creamy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus! This hummus is the perfect dip for vegetables and pita, or use it as a healthy sandwich spread. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is.

  • Nick Evans

    Air Fryer Crispy Cauliflower

    17 min

    Healthy, Vegetarian

    Crispy cauliflower for the win, thanks to your air fryer! Make the cauliflower even tastier and crispier with spices, a little egg, and a light coating of breadcrumbs. Perfect as an appetizer or a side dish.

  • Elise Bauer

    Garlic Bread

    Here's how to make the BEST garlic bread! Two classic garlic bread methods: toasted and crisped under the broiler, the other soft from being wrapped in aluminum foil and heated in the oven.

  • Claudia Cash

    11 Wing Recipes to Make Your Super Bowl Soar

    Wings and football go hand-in-hand, but when it comes to the Super Bowl, you really want those wings to take flight. We have just about every cooking method covered and so many different flavors to choose from! These recipes are sure to take any party to new heights!

  • Nick Evans

    Slow Cooker Spinach Feta Dip

    This Slow Cooker Spinach Feta Dip is a terrific warm appetizer for game day ... or any party! Creamy, cheesy, and packed with spinach. Serve it with veggies or pita chips, and it'll go fast.

  • Nick Evans

    Mini Garlic Butter Pretzels

    These Mini Butter Garlic Pretzels are the perfect snacking size! Serve them piled high for a game day snack or alongside pasta instead of garlic bread. Crazy good!

  • Katie Morford

    Mediterranean Mezze Platter

    20 min

    Healthy, Vegetarian

    A mezze platter is an easy, fun, and family-friendly dinner! Use the ingredients listed as a starting point, with room to swap in other dips, vegetables, or fruits depending on what’s in season and what you have on hand.

  • Katie Morford

    Easy Muhammara

    6 min

    Dairy-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Muhammara is the dip that's been missing from your life! This slightly-spicy spread is made with roasted red peppers, walnuts, and a touch of pomegranate molasses. It's great spread on a sandwich or served as a dip for veggies!

  • Elise Bauer

    Easy Homemade Hummus

    5 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Homemade hummus only takes 5 minutes, and it's so much better than store-bought. All you need are a few cans of chickpeas, some tahini, olive oil, some seasonings, and a food processor.

  • Megan Keno

    Buffalo Chicken Dip

    Buffalo Chicken Dip! Here's how to make buffalo chicken dip that's cheesy, creamy, and spicy. It's perfect for a Game Day party or tailgate, and ready in just 30 minutes.

  • Sara Bir

    Air Fryer Chicken Wings

    Wings and your air fryer are a match made in heaven! Fast, crispy, no big mess—what’s not to love? Pair this air fryer chicken wing recipe with gochujang sauce and toasted sesame mayonnaise, and you’ve just entered chicken-wing utopia!

  • Prerna Singh

    Vegetable Samosas with Mint Cilantro Chutney

    Crispy Vegetable Samosas with a bright, spicy cilantro mint dipping sauce is just what your Friday night needs. The dough, filling, and chutney can be made ahead of time. They are also easy to freeze. Make samosas now, and save some for later!

  • Aaron Hutcherson

    Spinach Artichoke Dip with Bacon

    This Spinach Artichoke Dip with crunchy smoky bacon will disappear in a flash at your next party! Make this for football parties, game nights with friends, or any gathering that needs a dip on the table.

  • Elise Bauer

    How to Make Perfect Guacamole

    10 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    The best guacamole keeps it simple: just ripe avocados, salt, a squeeze of lime, onions, chiles, cilantro, and some chopped tomato. Serve it as a dip at your next party or spoon it on top of tacos for an easy dinner upgrade.

  • Elise Bauer

    How to Make Perfect Guacamole

    10 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    The best guacamole keeps it simple: just ripe avocados, salt, a squeeze of lime, onions, chiles, cilantro, and some chopped tomato. Serve it as a dip at your next party or spoon it on top of tacos for an easy dinner upgrade.

  • Elise Bauer

    Potato Skins

    Crispy cheese potato skins, baked to a crisp, then topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions.

  • Elise Bauer

    Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico de Gallo)

    6 min

    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan

    Homemade pico de gallo is the best! Chopped fresh tomatoes, chile peppers, red onion, cilantro, and lime are meant to be consumed fresh—it's called salsa fresca, for a reason.

  • Elise Bauer

    Deviled Eggs

    30 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb

    It's not a party without deviled eggs! Deviled eggs are a classic for all kinds of gatherings, whether it's an Easter brunch or a summer picnic or just because.

  • Kalisa Marie Martin

    Mozzarella and Basil Stuffed Tomatoes

    35 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegetarian

    Whether you’re looking for new ways to use the abundance of summer tomatoes or simply want a quick side dish, these vegetarian stuffed tomatoes filled with mozzarella, parmesan, and fresh herbs are simple and delicious.

  • Marta Rivera

    The Best Nachos

    These classic Tex-Mex nachos are loaded to the MAX! Avoid soggy nachos by briefly baking them before topping with cheese, seasoned beef, refried beans, guacamole, and salsa. They're a great snack, party appetizer, or even casual weeknight dinner.

  • Elise Bauer

    Garlic Bread

    Here's how to make the BEST garlic bread! Two classic garlic bread methods: toasted and crisped under the broiler, the other soft from being wrapped in aluminum foil and heated in the oven.

  • Elise Bauer

    Roasted Garlic

    40 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegetarian

    How to roast whole heads of garlic in the oven so you can eat warm, toasty cloves right out of the garlic head.

  • Nick Evans

    Air Fryer Crispy Cauliflower

    17 min

    Healthy, Vegetarian

    Crispy cauliflower for the win, thanks to your air fryer! Make the cauliflower even tastier and crispier with spices, a little egg, and a light coating of breadcrumbs. Perfect as an appetizer or a side dish.

  • Sara Bir

    Air Fryer Chicken Wings

    Wings and your air fryer are a match made in heaven! Fast, crispy, no big mess—what’s not to love? Pair this air fryer chicken wing recipe with gochujang sauce and toasted sesame mayonnaise, and you’ve just entered chicken-wing utopia!

  • Elise Bauer

    Swedish Meatballs

    The BEST Swedish meatballs recipe! Made from a mixture of beef and pork, flavored with nutmeg and cardamom and served with a tasty Swedish Meatball sauce.

  • Elise Bauer

    Easy Homemade Hummus

    5 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Homemade hummus only takes 5 minutes, and it's so much better than store-bought. All you need are a few cans of chickpeas, some tahini, olive oil, some seasonings, and a food processor.

  • Prerna Singh

    How to Make Naan

    Tender, chewy freshly made naan, an Indian flatbread, is delicious on its own or served alongside your favorite Indian dish. Eat it plain or season it with herbs and spices!

  • Elise Bauer

    Mango Salsa

    10 min

    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Mango salsa with fresh diced mango, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and lime. Perfect with seafood.


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