Vegan Appetizers

Vegan appetizers are guaranteed to disappear right off the table. Your guests will feel good about second helpings with these easy and inspiring vegan appetizers.

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Marinated Peppers and Tomatoes 2011

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet and spicy with a subtle hint of smoky flavor, this tasty combination of bright tomatoes and banana peppers perfectly complements a large variety of dishes. Serve atop juicy grilled chicken, or alongside a rich beef roast for an amazing entr

Cumin-Spiked Popcorn

Vegetarian Times

This simple homemade popcorn is healthier and better-tasting than packaged, and it's very easy to make.

Salsa Mexicana

The Food Channel

Roasting the tomatoes brings out a rich tomatoey flavor that's rarely found in a jarred salsa.

Chili Roasted Macadamia Nuts

Atkins - Phase 2

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Total: 25 mins

Roasted Vegetable Caviar with Toasted Pita Chips

Better Homes and Gardens

Whirl roasted vegetables in a food processor to make this chunky dip. A splash of vinegar and hot pepper sauce provides extra zip.

Ginger-Miso Sweet Pea Spread

Food & Wine

As a dairy-free alternative to creamy dips, the recipe here calls for pureeing sweet peas with scallions, ginger and jalapeno, then seasoning the mix with yellow miso. Serve the spread with different kinds of crackers and breads or sugar snap peas and celery for dipping.

Total: 20 mins

Mexican Pizza


Pita breads make a perfect crust for individual pizzas topped with refried beans and melted cheese, sprinkled with crisp lettuce and zesty tomatoes.

Total: 25 mins

Red Hot Pita Chips

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve these chips with purchased hummus for a quick appetizer or snack.

Light Candied Spiced Mixed Nuts

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Roasted Eggplant Dip

Ladies' Home Journal

This flavorful pureed vegetable dip makes a low-calorie appetizer when served with fresh veggies or whole grain crackers.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Endive Leaves with Artichoke Caviar

Better Homes and Gardens

This vegetable appetizer adds a colorful note to your holiday spread. Save the artichoke marinade to infuse the veggie caviar with tangy flavor.

Olive Breadsticks

Better Homes and Gardens

These easy breadsticks are made with a biscuitlike dough. For the finest flavor, use imported black olives.

Heavenly Morel Tarts

Midwest Living

These mouthwatering mushroom appetizers taste best served just from the oven.

Salsa Verde

The Food Channel

This "green salsa" packs a fresh and spicy flavor. Ideal for chip dipping or for adding extra zest to many Mexican entrees.

Tostones: Savory Plantains

Food & Wine

Lourdes Castro teaches students how to fry plantains for perfect tostones.

Total: 30 mins

Pickled Cukes

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