Tag: Appetizers & Snacks

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon lemon juice 12 baguette slices, brushed with olive oil and grilled 1/2 cup strawberries, thinly sliced Zest of 1/2 lemon Combine mascarpone, honey, and lemon juice in a small bowl. Spread each baguette toast with some of...

Spinach Cheese Bagel Bites

Spinach Cheese Bagel Bites 4 one-day-old bagels 4 ounces fresh spinach, stems removed, chopped (about 4 cups) 1 cup shredded provolone cheese 3/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1/3 cup minced onion 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Split bagels...

Eggplant with Fruit

Eggplant with Fruit 1/4 cup oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1 large eggplant 2 large peaches or 3 large apricots 8 oz bread cheese 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 2 cloves garlic,...

Carrot Cucumber Wraps

Carrot Cucumber Wraps 1/2 cup shredded carrot 1 cucumber, peeled, cut into matchsticks 1 cup mint leaves 4 tablespoons salad dressing 4 large flour tortillas 1 cup cilantro leaves 4 teaspoons rice vinegar 1 1/2 cups shredded cabbage 4 large leaves lettuce, tough ribs removed Place tortillas on a...

Meatball Sliders

Meatball Sliders 1 red onion cut into thin wedges (1 1/2 cups) 2 12 ounce package frozen cooked Italian meatballs (24) 1 24 – 26 ounce jar marinara or pasta sauce (about 2 1/4 cups) 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 6 slices provolone cheese, quartered...

Greek Deviled Eggs

Greek Deviled Eggs 6 hard-boiled eggs 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 tablespoons chopped black olives 1 teaspoon snipped fresh mint Peel the eggs and cut in half lengthwise. Remove the yolks and mash them with the mayonnaise and pepper. Stir in...

Filo Tomato Tart

Filo Tomato Tart 7 sheets filo (Phyllo) dough, thawed 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 7 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided 1 cup very thinly sliced onion 1 cup shredded fresh mozzarella cheese 8 Roma tomatoes, cut into 1/8-inch thick slices* 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves or basil leaves, minced...

Ultra Creamy Classic Deviled Eggs

Ultra Creamy Classic Deviled Eggs 8 extra-large 2-3 week old eggs, hard-boiled 1 cup Hellmann’s mayo, *start with 3/4 cup if yolks look smaller than usual 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt Dash of white pepper, or to taste 1 teaspoon regular mustard, or to taste...

Cheese Puffs

Cheese Puffs 1 cup water 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 eggs 1-1/4 cups shredded Gruyere or Swiss cheese 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese In a large saucepan, bring the water, butter, salt and cayenne to...

Three Cheese Crostini with Honey

Three Cheese Crostini with Honey 1 French baguette, sliced on an angle Olive oil, for drizzling 4 ounces goat cheese 4 ounces mascarpone 4 ounces ricotta 1 teaspoon lemon zest Kosher salt and cracked black pepper Acacia honey, for drizzling Preheat the oven to 400°F. Place the baguette slices...