Are you planning to host your friends for a picnic or a barbecue party? Whether you are looking for a simple starter for tonight’s dinner or throwing a huge party, there must be quick and finger-licking recipes that will surely make your guests happy.
Everyone loves easy pickups, warm spreads, chips and dip, and one-bite salads. Turn simple ingredients into mouth-watering finger food and trust me, these appetizers will be a super hit at your gathering. Here, we have put together the 3 best appetizer recipes you can cook in a snap.
Split pea soup
The delicious and protein-packed soup is made with tender split peas, fresh vegetables, and flavourful ham. Its special ingredient is a meaty ham bone and dried and split peas that give so much flavor to the soup.
The recipe starts by sauteing vegetables( onions and garlic)in olive oil. After that, add split peas, bay leaves, and thyme in chicken broth and water with salt and pepper. Next, add ham, cover, and let it simmer until the ham and peas are tender.
Once the meat is tendered, remove ham from the soup then shred the meat. Meanwhile, add carrots, cover, and let the soup simmer. Stir occasionally until peas are completely cooked and broken down. After that, add celery and cook until it gets softened.
Continue to cook until the perfect texture and consistency. Add parsley and more seasoning if required, and the delicious soup is ready to serve.
Greek pita pizza
Whether there are sudden guests at your home, or you are craving a delicious treat, this pita pizza comes to the rescue. This mouthwatering pizza is full of flavors, crunchy onions, and juicy tomatoes.
All you need is a few Greek pita bread, a cup of hummus and avocados, and veggies of your choice. To prepare the pizza, first, you need to grill the bread, then spread a generous amount of hummus. Layer with sliced tomatoes, onions, and bell peppers.
Lastly, add avocados (optional) and drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle it with some seasoning like salt and pepper. Serve immediately and amaze your friends and family with this super easy and delicious recipe.
Quick taco dip
The taco dip is a delicious yet quick recipe. I think it would be embarrassing to call it a recipe. If you are not in the mood to cook, this is a perfect dish that will take hardly 10 to 15 minutes to prepare.
Take a bowl and beat softened cream cheese, onion dip, sour cream, and taco seasoning until it is smooth. Spread the sauce on your serving platter. Top with tomatoes, lettuce cheese, and olives. Serve with tortilla chips.
When it comes to parties or huge gatherings, we all want something that is not messy, and finger food that we can walk around with. So this was a quick roundup of some of the best and easy appetizers. Enjoy your parties by making these delightful recipes.