Vegetable Appetizers

Vegetarians and meat lovers alike will flock to the table when you serve these vegetable appetizer recipes. From grilled eggplant to crudites to mini artichoke frittatas, these quick recipes for vegetable appetizers gather guests on common ground.

Bread and Butter Pickles

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve these homemade sweet pickles in salads, sandwiches, and as a side dish.

Caesar Salad Cracker Cups

Better Homes and Gardens

For these appetizers, roasting the beets and baking the cracker cups in advance will save time on party day.

Asparagus and Red Pepper Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

To simplify preparation, replace the homemade olive paste with purchased tapenade for these appetizers.

Total: 45 mins

Sweet Pickles

Better Homes and Gardens

This classic recipe came from a Better Homes and Gardens reader in 1952. Give them to all your pickle-loving-friends.

Filled-Up Phyllo Logs

Better Homes and Gardens

You can choose your filling for these thin, crispy appetizers.

Asian Pickled Carrots

Better Homes and Gardens

Packaged baby carrots make this food gift easy. Pickled carrots add color and crunch to an appetizer spread.

Total: 55 mins

Greek Salad Bites

Better Homes and Gardens

Make the cheese mixture ahead of time for these appetizers. That way it's chilled and ready for assembly come party time.

Sweet and Salty Nuts

Better Homes and Gardens

This nutty snack is a holiday party pleaser but can also be tossed on top of a warm salad, casserole, or roasted vegetable dish.

Stuffed Baby Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

Creamy cheese provides a pleasant contrast to the crunch of the fresh vegetables in these appetizers.

Total: 1 hr

Mushroom-Spinach Pinwheels

Better Homes and Gardens

Get a head start on these impressive appetizers by preparing and freezing unbaked slices. To serve, bake the frozen slices as directed.

Sweet Pickle Relish

Better Homes and Gardens

If you prefer not to can all of these pickles in jars, refrigerate the extra in a covered container and plan to use them within 2 weeks.

Sweet and Spicy Nuts

Better Homes and Gardens

Vary the spiciness of these snack or appetizer nuts by increasing or decreasing the cayenne pepper.

Fresh Vegetable Chips

Midwest Living

When they're thinly sliced and topped with spices, fresh vegetables turn into the healthiest potato chip swap around.

Chive Butter, Breadsticks, and Radishes

Better Homes and Gardens

When time is short, you can throw together this five-ingredient side dish in a jiffy.

Total: 15 mins

Toasted Stars with Onion-Grape Marmalade

Better Homes and Gardens

Simple, but stunning. Star shapes are cut from bread, drizzled with butter, and baked until toasty to serve as a base for homemade marmalade. Serve as an appetizer at Christmas or float the stars on soup.

Walnut and Caramelized Onion Appetizer Pizza

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this rich-tasting pizza as an hors d'oeuvre with glasses of a robust red wine.

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Better Homes and Gardens

Talk about an easy appetizer. Just tuck cauliflower into the oven for roasting and it becomes tender and sweet.

Vegetable Appetizers  Recipes: Take your pick!
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