Low-Fat Appetizer Recipes

Many appetizers are naturally low in fat, like salsas, hummus, spring rolls, and fruit and vegetable chips. Browse 500+ trusted low-fat appetizer recipes here.

Staff Picks

Caribbean Holiday Shrimp

Rating: 4.5 stars 148
Skewer these spicy marinated shrimp with toothpicks to create a yummy appetizer. Toss them with greens to make a special salad.

Super Summer Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 114
This is a different, sweet salsa that is perfect for summer and receives rave reviews! It stars sweet white corn and black beans, with red onion, red pepper, sugar, and the crisp tang of rice wine vinegar. Serve with chips.

Manhattan Meatballs

Rating: 4.5 stars 85
Sweet and sour meatballs that will be a hit at any party.

Awesome Red Pepper Hummus Dip

Rating: 4.5 stars 48
This is a fantastic and tasty snack for anyone. My toddler loves to dip things in it or to have it as a snack on a tortilla or cracker. It's great as a dip for vegetables and crackers, or used as a spread on wraps and sandwiches.

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Satay

Rating: 4.5 stars 35
A great mix of heat and sweet! Chicken skewers marinated and grilled to tender, juicy perfection. Enjoy with a peanut sauce, honey, or even plain!

Great Garlic Knots

Rating: 4.5 stars 114
So simple and quick to make, these delicious knots of herb-seasoned bread will do well to complete just about any meal. Or eat these tasty knots as a snack between meals, with your favorite spread slathered on! Using fresh rosemary makes these knots especially fragrant.

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 749
With fresh vegetables wrapped in rice paper, these Vietnamese spring rolls are a refreshing appetizer for an Asian-inspired meal.
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Fruity Fun Skewers

Rating: 5 stars 176
I was looking for a different way to serve fruit, and it just popped into my head! Why not use fruit skewers?

Lomi Lomi

Rating: 4.5 stars 43
Smoked salmon, tomato and onion make up this tantalizing Hawaiian salad. It's just not a luau without the lomi!

Pineapple Chicken Tenders

Rating: 4.5 stars 883
Delicious little bites for an appetizer or a light meal with a salad!

The Best Fresh Tomato Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 633
A fresh salsa with tomatoes, onion, peppers, cilantro, cumin, and lime.

Fresh Homemade Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 39
Blend fresh tomatoes, onion, chilies, and garlic for a fresh, healthy dip.

Inspiration and Ideas

Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Rating: Unrated 28
Ditch the fat but keep all the fun and flavor. These fresh spring rolls are stuffed with mint, shrimp, and rice noodles.
Quick Mango Salsa
Rating: Unrated 29
"What can I say but YUM!! Easy, and flavorful. Great summer addition!" – Cindy
Tomatillo Salsa Verde
Rating: 4.5 stars 592

This authentic salsa verde has a fabulous flavor with a little extra zip!