Vegetable Appetizer Recipes

Top-rated recipes for easy vegetable appetizers. Find healthy snacks kids will ask for again and again!

Staff Picks

Escargot Mushrooms

Rating: 5 stars 15
Snails are sauteed in garlic butter and stuffed in mushroom caps. When microwaving the mushroom caps, be careful they don't shrivel. Serve with garlic bread to lap up the running juices.

Mushroom Toast Cups

Rating: 4.5 stars 17
These are divine hot appetizers that are unusual and fun for many occasions. The toast cups can be made ahead and frozen to make party day easier. :)

Pepper Vodka Cherry Tomatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 8
Very easy and delicious appetizer, like a bite-size bloody mary!

Cucumber Cups with Dill Cream and Smoked Salmon

Rating: 4.5 stars 39
Classic combos are classic because the flavors go well together! Dill, cucumber, and smoked fish are combined with a bit of lemon to perk things up. Small pieces of smoked trout would be a good substitute for the salmon in this pretty, easy, no-cook hors d'oeuvre. Cucumber cups can be assembled and kept chilled in an airtight container 1 day ahead of time.

Gluten-Free Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms (Fior di Zucca Ripieni)

Rating: 5 stars 2
A delicious, traditional spring recipe from Italy made gluten-free, but great for everyone. These will be a hit at any table!

Bacon Jalapeno Popper Puffs

Rating: 4.5 stars 33
If you enjoy the gut-bombs that are classic, bacon-wrapped, jalapeno poppers, I think you'll love these shockingly light puffs. All the same flavors are there, especially when served with the easy cream cheese dip, and the prep is much easier.

Mini Twice-Baked Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 2
Made with butter and two kinds of cheese, these mini twice-baked potatoes topped with Creole-seasoned shrimp are an impressive appetizer.

Chef John's Eggplant Escabeche

Rating: 4.5 stars 13
This spicy preserved eggplant is a refreshing and vibrantly-flavored side dish or appetizer served on grilled bread.

Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Rating: 4.5 stars 438
Jalapeno peppers are stuffed with a blend of cream cheese and Cheddar cheese in this crowd-pleasing, bacon-wrapped appetizer.
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Mouth-Watering Stuffed Mushrooms

Rating: 4.5 stars 4306
A restaurant-worthy appetizer stuffed with cream cheese, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and a hint of heat.

Stuffed Cream Cheese Mushrooms

Rating: 5 stars 188
A favorite appetizer — mushroom caps stuffed with cream cheese filling.

Best Ever Jalapeño Poppers

Rating: 4.5 stars 1181
Gooey cheese and zesty jalapeños delight in each bite of these poppers!

Inspiration and Ideas

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Jalapeno Popper Cups
Rating: 4.5 stars 232

Mini phyllo cups filled with a creamy, cheesy jalapeno filling are a more sophisticated version of the jalapeno popper.