After a long winter, we’re all looking forward to dining al fresco and hosting guests outdoors for backyard barbecue bashes and family get-togethers. As you’re starting to venture outside more to soak up some sun for Easter dinner, Mothers day brunch, a bridal shower, or upcoming graduation this spring and summer, don’t neglect the most delicious start to any celebratory menu: the appetizers. Generally, when we think of spring, we think of green. And there’s no shortage of green in this collection of fresh and beautiful spring appetizers.
These bit sized sppetizers feature the most colorful, juiciest, and crispiest fruits and vegetables of the bunch, as well as a lighter flavor profile to keep you and your dinner party guests satisfied (but not too full) until the second course. Here, 30 tasty appetizers that will cure your spring fever.
Strawberry Caprese Salad
This sweet and tart appetizer doubles as a fresh, crisp salad.
Two Southern classics, deviled eggs and potato salad, collide to create these tiny delicacies.
Cured Salmon with Dill-Horseradish Cream
Looking for a different way to serve salmon to your guests this spring? Dill and horseradish make a great pair in a zesty, creamy sauce dolloped over melt-in-your-mouth salmon. Serve atop toasted sourdough bread slices for a delicious start to dinnerl.
Baked Brie Bites
Impress your guests with this sophisticated five-ingredient appetizer recipe.
Vegetable Medley Tea Sandwiches
Finger food dining at its finest.
Trust us, the fancy name makes this recipe sound harder to make than it actually is. Here, basil and cheese are easily rolled up to make a satisfying party starter.
Chipotle Shrimp Cocktail
We love traditional shrimp cocktail, but it’s time to shake things up with this party favorite. The secret to this shrimp cocktail’s deliciousness is the added bonus of chipotle peppers and adobo sauce.
Lemon-Dill Chicken Salad Stuffed Eggs
If you love deviled eggs and chicken salad, then you’ll love them even more when blended together to make these protein-filled wonders.