25 Easy 10-Minute No-Cook Appetizers
It's easy to make hummus at home with just a few pantry items. Serve drizzled with your best-quality extra-virgin olive oil and chopped parsley. Mop it up with warm whole-wheat pita bread or cut-up vegetables.
Tomato & Avocado Salsa
You'll love this quick and delicious salsa so much, you'll want to make it for every occasion!
Pumpkin Spice Dip
There's something quite addicting about the unexpected taste of this pumpkin spice cream cheese tip.
Turmeric-Ginger Tahini Dip
Flavored with turmeric, ginger and garlic, this tahini dip recipe is perfect for dipping vegetables or topping your next falafel.
These sweet and savory bites are like a cheese course in a bite.
In this simple appetizer recipe, cloaking juicy stone fruit with rich ribbons of cured meat is a quick and simple route to salty-sweet perfection. Serve on your next cheese board with Spanish Manchego cheese and Marcona almonds.
Smoked Salmon Tartare
Smoked salmon gets an added crunch when served on radish slices.
Skewering mozzarella balls and cherry tomatoes makes them easy to nosh at a party.
Sweet dates and salty prosciutto combine in a tasty bite.
Peach Caprese Skewers
Fresh peaches liven up a classic caprese salad in this super-fast snack. Make this recipe for one or make a bunch for a party appetizer.
Dried herbs and crushed garlic dress up your favorite olives.
This vibrant green hummus recipe couldn't be easier--just toss a few ingredients in the food processor and whir away! Aquafaba (the liquid from a can of chickpeas) and avocado make this healthy dip extra smooth and creamy. Serve with veggie chips, pita chips or crudités.
Celery with Confetti Cream Cheese
Chopped carrots, tomatoes, kalamata olives, basil and lemon peel make a colorful cream cheese dip for crunchy celery sticks.
Smoked Tofu & Vegetable Sushi Rolls
Skip the rice and roll up veggies and protein for this healthy sushi snack. If you can't find smoked tofu, try teriyaki or another Asian-flavored baked tofu.
Pineapple Salsa Bruschetta
Satisfy your hunger with these sweet bruschetta. Topped with pineapple salsa and a soft, garlicky cheese, this easy snack is ready in minutes.
Prosciutto-Wrapped Avocado & Melon Bites
This classic combination of melon and prosciutto gets a bit of creamy deliciousness from goat cheese. The avocado adds a touch of decadence and good-for-you nutrients. This appetizer recipe is worth bookmarking for your next dinner party, since all of the ingredients are incredibly simple to find and easy to keep on hand.
Homemade Ranch Dressing with Veggies
Make a big batch of homemade ranch dressing to keep on hand for dipping crisp, raw vegetables anytime for a healthy snack both kids and adults will enjoy.
Sliced Tomatoes with Pesto Drizzle
Prepared pesto whisked with a little vinegar makes the perfect dressing for sliced ripe tomatoes.
Update your guacamole recipe by adding protein-packed yogurt to make a healthy dip recipe. For an extra kick, add minced jalapeño or your favorite hot sauce for some zing! Serve this healthy dip recipe with crunchy vegetables, pita chips or pretzels, or use as a sandwich spread.
Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp
Marinating precooked shrimp in garlic- and lemon-infused oil is a simple yet elegant appetizer.
This recipe calls for precooked steak, but for even quicker preparation (and a true no-cook appetizer), try deli roast beef.
Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese
Tangy horseradish flavors this smoked salmon cream cheese. Serve it spread on rice crackers for an impromptu cocktail party snack.
Easy Black Bean Dip
Smoked paprika and ground chipotles add a robust, earthy flavor to this creamy bean dip, but you can also use regular paprika and cayenne if you don't have the other spices on hand.
Harissa Mackerel & Endive
Harissa, the flavorful chili paste from Tunisia, gives this mackerel salad a spicy punch. If you need an alternative, try another chili paste, such as gochujang, sambal oelek or chile-garlic paste.
Black-Eyed Pea Dip
In this black-eyed pea dip recipe, black-eyed peas are pureed with extra-virgin olive oil, red-wine vinegar, garlic and thyme—a nice alternative to hummus. Try this protein-rich black-eyed pea dip with your favorite fresh vegetables or baked pita chips.