If the main course is the heart of a food menu, then, the appetizer is definitely the souls of that carte-du-jour. As any food menu would not meet the perfection if, it wouldn’t get a nice start with a good appetizer! But, sometimes, making a delicious and exclusive starter for our own party seems a bit tricky, which occasionally demands a longer period to be properly prepared, right? Consequently, we don’t have so much of time for the rest or main course meal! Thus, here, we are enlightening your menu with some easy yet scrumptious recipes that will fit best as the party appetizer. Check this out-
Cannoli dip is a superb appetizer for the scorching summer days which requires surprisingly a very shorter period to be made! To make this chilled starter, take 15-ounce ricotta cheese, 1/3 confectioner sugar, 1 cup of choco chips, 3 tablespoon cream chips, 1 tablespoon vanilla extract, and some waffle bowls broken into pieces. Now to make this preparation, stir all the ingredients smoothly first, then sprinkle a few choco chips over the mix and serve with the waffle bowl pieces to your guests.
Waffle potato pancakes are the appropriate item as a party appetizer. To make this tasty starter, take 2 tablespoons fresh butter, 2 mashed potatoes, 1 onion finely chopped, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 2 cups mashed potatoes, ¼ flour, 2 eggs, along with salt and black pepper as per your taste.
Now, just melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat and stir onion and garlic pieces into the butter for 6 to 7 minutes. Blend onion-garlic mixture, mashed potatoes, flour, eggs, salt and black paper into a big bowl. After that, preheat a waffle iron and pour the mixture into it along with ½ cup fresh butter and grill until golden brown.
Fruit pizza is the best appetizer for a healthy start, especially, for the health conscious people. To make this colorful pizza, take all your favorite fruits, which have bright shades, like, raspberries, strawberries, kiwi, blackberries, banana, apple, cherries, etc. along with 1 cup butter, 1 cup sugar dust, 1 egg, 1.5 cups flour, 1 tablespoon fresh cream, ½ tablespoon baking soda, ¼ tablespoon salt, 8 ounce package cream cheese, ½ cup white sugar and 2 tablespoon vanilla extract.
Initially, pre-heat your microwave oven to 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Now, in a large bowl, stir butter, flour, egg, baking soda, sugar dust, cream with a pinch of salt; after that, pour and cook dough into a pizza pan for 8 to 10 minutes in your oven until light brown. Now, all you need is just, take a large bowl, beat butter, and vanilla extract and poured out the prepared mix into the bowl with ½ cup of white sugar and decorate with your fruit pieces. Then keep the bowl in your freezer, and let it be cool for until 3 to 4 hours. Finally, take out your pizza and serve it by cut into pizza pieces.
Zucchini parmesan chips are another tasty yet easy appetizer which could easily make at home. To make this crispy chip, take ½ cup of vegetable oil, 1 cup Panko, ½ cup grated parmesan cheese, 2 or 3 zucchini thickly sliced in the round shapes, 1 cup of flour and big eggs finely beaten along with some salt and pepper.
To make this crunchy fries, combine Panko and parmesan cheese in a blow and set aside; now, heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan, after that, take one piece of round zucchini and coat with flour and egg batter, then dredge the piece into the Panko-parmesan mix and fry it till golden brown. Your mouth-watering fries are now ready to dish up with some spicy sauces.
For a tasty vegetarian appetizer, make veggie garlic bread which is one of the easiest food starters with lots of healthy benefits. To prepare this item, arrange 4 to 6 slices of whole wheat bread, 2 tablespoons salted butter, 4 finely grated garlic cloves, 100 grams mozzarella cheese, red chili flakes, black pepper and salt as per your requirements. Firstly, preheat your microwave oven for 5 minutes before the preparation. Now, take 2 tablespoons of softened butter in a bowl and add grated garlic pieces, after a few while, grate the mozzarella cheese into the mix and sprinkle the spices over the stir. Finally, place a bread slice in a microwave platter with a layer of your cheese mix and bake for 5 to 6 minutes in 200 Celsius degree in your oven. Now take out and serve with some tomato slices along with lettuce leaves.
Broccoli is truly a beneficial veggie and it tastes even more delicious while merging with parmesan cheese. Thus, roasted broccoli parmesan is considered one of the tastiest appetizers of all time! To make this item, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 or 2 broccolis evenly sliced, 1 tablespoon melted butter, 1 pinch of salt, 1 lime sliced, 4 garlic cloves thinly sliced, ½ cup parmesan cheese along with 3 to 4 dashes ground black pepper. Now all you need is just toss all the ingredients well in a microwave bowl with the broccoli pieces, except the parmesan cheese, after that, cover that bowl with one layer baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Then, take out the bowl and discard the cover to grate the parmesan cheese over the combined broccolis. Finally, roast the broccolis for 5 minutes in high heat then dish up this crispy starter after squeezing the lime over the roasted pieces.
Creamy spinach bites are one of the mouth-smoking appetizers in this regards which give you a creamy taste with the goodness of vegetables. To make this item, take 15 mini phyllo shells, ½ tablespoon canola oil, and 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic, 1 tablespoon of half and half (mix of whole milk and fat less cream), 6 ounce baby spinach finely chopped, and 2 ounce cream cheese along with some Parmigianino -Reggiano cheese pieces thinly sliced. Now, heat the oil in a pan and add garlic pieces, coarsely chopped spinach and salt into the pan one by one. After that, add cream cheese and a half and half paste into the stir, and cook for 2 minutes at high heat. Now, remove the pan from heat and combine the creamy spinach mixture well for one more time. Finally, pour 1 tablespoon spinach mix in one shell and grated some Parmigianino cheese over every shell and serve it in hot condition.
These are only a few mentionable recipes among the plethora of some tasty and easy appetizer preparations. You can also try pan fried cinnamon bananas, Caprese dip appetizer, cheesy bacon ranch puffs, taco French bread pizza, spinach and artichoke dip, bruschetta, bacon wrapped pineapple bites, black bean and corn salsa, cherry cheesecake dip, bacon cheeseburger meatballs, salad wonton cups Caesar salad, bacon wrapped tater tots bombs, etc.