Healthy Appetizer Recipes

Tasty and easy appetizers for kids' parties, holiday events, and watching football. Find more than 310 recipes and party the healthy way.

Staff Picks

Pomegranate Salsa

Rating: 5 stars 12
Tart pomegranate seeds add a delicious crunch to this salsa that also features sweet mandarin oranges, red onions, jalapenos and cilantro. Great served with tortilla chips.

Healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip

Rating: 5 stars 76
Lighter dairy ingredients are the key to this recipe's healthier makeover. Serve it up hot with multi-grain crackers and crisp celery sticks.

Mini Scotch Eggs in the Air Fryer

This recipe uses quail eggs, hence 'mini' eggs, and are the perfect finger food for a party. Crispy on the outside... tender on the inside. Scotch eggs made healthier in an air fryer.

Vegan Edamame

Rating: 5 stars 4
This easy edamame (soybean) recipe served with a dip is a great quick appetizer that can be whipped up in a few minutes. Edamame also make a healthy vegan snack.

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Shrimp Salsa

Rating: 5 stars 140
This is an awesomely simple, light, and refreshing salsa that goes great with tortilla chips.

Baked Kale Chips

Rating: 4.5 stars 2580
This easy recipe for baked kale chips is simply the best.
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How to Make Pico de Gallo

Rating: 4.5 stars 525
This quick and easy recipe shows you to how to make pico de gallo.

Authentic Chinese Egg Rolls (from a Chinese person)

Rating: 4.5 stars 232
My mom is the best cook ever and I am a picky eater. If I like this, then you will. This is very authentic because my family is Chinese and I am too. This recipe is at least 300 years old in the Ling family.

Annie's Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

Rating: 5 stars 4517
Easy to make, tasty fruit salsa and cinnamon tortilla chips. Great as an appetizer or a snack. Great for anytime!
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The Best Fresh Tomato Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 613
A fresh salsa with tomatoes, onion, peppers, cilantro, cumin, and lime.

Mango Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 502
This is a very tasty mango salsa that is great served over fish. My favorite is any fish blackened with Cajun seasoning and then topped with this salsa. Also great for dipping chips.

Inspiration and Ideas

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D's Famous Salsa
Rating: 4.5 stars 1161

This is a Texas recipe I've developed and refined over many years. It's very fast, easy, and I usually have everything on hand. I often give it as gifts to my family back East.