10 Amazingly Appetizing Appetizers
A meal without an appetizer is a meal we want no part in. While that's obviously an exaggeration, there's little we appreciate more than a really good starter to kick things off before the main event. And if you're having family over, what better way to impress than by wowing them with a spectacular recipe? To help you get your appetizer game leveled up, we've compiled 10 of our favorite quick, easy, and impressive starters! Start your night right with appetizers galore!
1. Baked Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are the perfect hors d'oeuvre to serve before a meal, as well as a great snack food to bring along to any get-together. The only annoying thing about them? All the peeling involved after you've boiled the eggs! You'll love how easy this recipe makes your kitchen prep – say goodbye to boiling and peeling each and every single egg and wave hello to a nice and easy method that you can just pop right in the oven! Get the recipe for the Baked Deviled Eggs.
2. Salmon Spinach Roll
Do you enjoy your potatoes with a side of spinach? If you like the classics but want to try something new, go ahead and throw some salmon into the mix! The following recipe not only reinvents the traditional two-piece combo, but it also manages to bring everything together in a really decorative way that will look great on both the humble kitchen counter or the fancy dining room table! Get the recipe for the Salmon Spinach Roll.
3.–6. Fast & Easy Puff Pastry Ideas
We cannot stress enough just how amazingly versatile puff pastry is! The best thing about puff pastry is its flexibility – whether you opt for sweet or savory, there are plenty of options that will satisfy everyone. In fact, you're guaranteed to have a wonderful assortment of appetizers and snacks when puff pastry is on hand, so here are 4 of the best-looking and best-tasting puff pastry recipes that can be prepared in a jiffy! Get the recipes for the 4 Fast & Easy Puff Pastry Ideas.
7. Mozzarella-Stuffed Bacon Bombs
This recipe not only combines the tastiest ingredients of Italian cuisine, but it's also enough to make any bacon lover drool. The bacon mozzarella bombs are so fast and easy to make and work as an appetizer, side dish, main dish, party snack, or finger food. Just be careful what you serve alongside these cheesy delights, because they will end up taking a back seat to the crunchy delicacy!
Get the recipe for the Mozzarella-Stuffed Bacon Bombs.
8. Fried Stuffed Pasta Pops
Doesn't fried food on a stick just take you right back to your childhood and warm summer days at the state fair? You may have tried a lot of different carnival food over the years, but we doubt you've ever had something this good before! Deep-fried jumbo pasta shells stuffed with hearty meatballs or creamy cheese balls – life just doesn't get better than this! Get the recipe for the Fried Stuffed Pasta Pops.
9. Eggplant Zucchini Rose Tart
If you're expecting guests, do both yourself and them a favor by making this beautiful and tasty blossom tart. Now the host can be the one giving out flowers! The fresh grilled vegetables mixed with doughy puff pastry and melted ham and cheese will leave the people at your dinner table begging for more! Get the recipe for the Eggplant Zucchini Rose Tart.
10. Kissing Smoked Salmon Pockets
With these 10 appetizer ideas in your arsenal, your next event is sure to be a big success! These starters are clever, quick and easy to make, and simply divine! Make your meals more memorable with these appetizers!