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    The 30 BEST Healthy Appetizers

    If you need some interesting new Healthy Appetizers for , you’ve come to the right place!

    There is an amazing range of recipes here. Whatever the occasions, there’s the perfect appetizer for your to make here.

    You’ll find plenty of great recipes from dips to finger foods to salads and more.

    Cook you way through all of these healthy appetizers, they’re all fantastic! And be sure to let us know your favorites!

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    Healthy Appetizers:

    1. Smoked Salmon Flatbread

    Let’s start this list of Healthy Appetizers Recipes, with our own Smoked Salmon Flatbread. This dish is as healthy and delicious as it’s fast to make.

    Just bake your flatbread and jazz it up with smoked salmon, dill mixed cream cheese, capers, tomatoes, arugula, and lime juice. That’s it. Enjoy this excellent flatbread with everyone.

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    2. Cherry Tomato Confit (Under 30 Minutes)

    Meet your new summer flavor bomb recipe, Cherry Tomato Confit. Try this savory, sweet, and tasty dish using only 4 easy ingredients.

    Combining fresh cherry tomatoes with heart healthy olive oil, and in less than 30-minute yon can create this magical confit. It’s so good!

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    3. Greek Chicken Souvlaki

    Guys, this summer cookout season, present incredible Greek flavors to your loved ones with this Greek Chicken Souvlaki recipe!

    This popular Greek street food is made with bite-sized chicken cubes which are well-marinated in an easy marinade and then grilled, baked or cooked on the stovetop to perfection. So good!

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    4. Cowboy Caviar

    Are you looking for easy, healthy, and delicious appetizer options for your get-togethers? Look no further then Cowboy Caviar.

    This no-cook recipe is made with super colorful ingredients which are mixed together with a zesty homemade dressing.

    You can serve it as a dip, or as a salsa.

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    5. Salmon Patties 

    Salmon Patties are an all-time favorite snack that are made effortlessly with this fabulous recipe.

    These healthy patties are made with panty staple ingredients, so it’s no problem to make them anytime!

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    6. Olive Tapenade

    Olive Tapenade is a very popular French dish, which makes a perfect summer appetizer.

    It’s made with earthy olives, capers, garlic, other flavorful ingredients, and lots of olive oil. Tapenade is a very versatile appetizer that goes with a variety of things.

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    7. Keto Friendly PF Chang Lettuce Wraps

    All Keto dieters, try our version of PF Chang Lettuce Wraps, which you will definitely add to your weekly menu.

    This low-carb dish is very easy and quick to make, and it tastes super delicious. Serve them as a healthy snack for any party, and see them becomes the winning dish of the night.

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    8. Moutabal

    If you are an eggplant fan, then you are going to love this Moutabal. It’s an easy Middle Eastern Eggplant Dip.

    Moutabal has great creamy, zingy, and nutty flavors, which make an irresistible dip. It’s one of our favorite healthy appetizers!

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    9. Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

    Planning your summer cookout menu? Don’t forget to add this Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables.

    It’s super easy, light, and refreshing.

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    10. Tzatziki

    Greek Cucumber Yogurt Sauce, famously known as Tzatziki, is a magical dish that you can use as a flavorful dip, sauce, or a tasty spread.

    This 15 minutes of deliciousness is all about refreshing grated cucumber mixed with yogurt, garlic, lemon, and herbs to create a masterpiece. Give it a try!

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    11. Spanish Summer Salad (Pipirrana)

    Yet another smashing summer salad dish for you to try is traditional Spanish Pipirrana.

    This colorful salad is full of ripe tomatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, olives, onions, and hard-boiled eggs, along with a drizzle of flavorful homemade garlic vinaigrette. So simple, yet so good!

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    12. Caponata 

    Caponata comes straight from Sicily to your home. Enjoy an explosion of flavors made easily with eggplant cooked with veggies, raisins, honey, capers and olives, and vinegar.

    You can serve this fantastic dish many ways, but traditionally it’s served with crostini or crusty bread.

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    13. Balela Salad (Middle Eastern Bean Salad)

    You all will love this hearty bowl of colorful Balela Salad.

    This healthy bowl is brimming with delicious flavors, ingredients, and textures, and makes a perfect contender for potlucks, parties, or get-togethers. You will surely enjoy this yummy salad.

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    14. Peach Salsa

    Peach Salsa is a must during peach season, as it makes the easiest appetizer, which takes hardly 10 minutes to whip up.

    Enjoy this version of peach salsa, which is great for dipping or pairing with your delicious mains.

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    15. Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

    Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers make a delicious and healthy appetizer for your holiday times, and a tasty twist on your regular heavy menu.

    The ground turkey mixture is prepared with Mediterranean flavors, and is stuffed beautifully in colorful bell peppers.

    This dish is naturally gluten-free, and you can make it keto friendly too.

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    16.  Pico de Gallo

    Pico de Gallo is a chunkier version of your favorite salsa, which makes a great game day or party appetizer.

    This no-cook recipe only requires chopping fresh ingredients, and then simply tossing them all together. It’s a quick recipe that will definitely make your life easier.

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    17. Chicken Chapli Kababs 

    Get ready to be totally addicted to these disc-shaped kababs, called Chicken Chapli Kebabs.

    The succulent, moist, and juicy kebabs are made with ground chicken mixed with exotic spices and fresh herbs, and are them cooked to perfection. They’re one of our favorite healthy appetizers!

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    18. Shrimp Remoulade Lettuce Cups

    Give your appetizer spread a New Orleans flair with these Shrimp Remoulade Lettuce Cups.

    Boiled shrimp are blended with a creamy, zesty remoulade sauce, and then served in fresh lettuce cups. Totally party-worth healthy appetizer!

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    19. Leftover Turkey Nachos

    Make good use of your leftover turkey by making it into Turkey Nachos!

    To make this easy dish, just assemble everything on a sheet pan, then wait for the oven to do its magic.

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    20. Zaalouk (Moroccan Eggplant Dip)

    Zaalouk is a beloved Moroccan Eggplant Dip, which is made using humble ingredients to create a totally delicious appetizer.

    Serve with pita bread, chips, or crostini, and see it becomes everyone’s favorite in no time.

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    21. Butternut Squash Blossom

    Butternut Squash Blossom dish is a must on your celebration menu. It looks gorgeous and tastes incredibly delicious.

    This pretty blossom is needs only a few ingredients to make a centerpiece for your table.

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    22. Mango Salsa

    If you try this Mango Salsa recipe, we bet you will make it whenever you see mangoes.

    This chop-and-mix recipe is all about colorful, fresh and zesty ingredients, which taste great together.

    It’s one of our go-to healthy appetizers.

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    23. Homemade Hummus

    Try our Homemade Hummus recipe, and we are sure you’ll never buy store-bought hummus again.

    This classic dip is made with chickpeas and tahini, mixed smoothly with lemon juice and a hint of garlic to create a velvety textured dip.

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    24. Guasacaca (Venezuelan Guacamole)

    Are you a fan of avocados? Then you are going to love this Guasacaca, it’s a Venezuelan version of Guacamole.

    The creamy, vibrant, rich, tangy, and herby dip is quick and easy to make, just blend all ingredients together and you are good to go.

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    25. Tortellini Pasta Salad with Prosciutto

    One more stunning recipe which will upgrade your pasta salad to the next level of deliciousness is our favorite Tortellini Pasta Salad with Prosciutto.

    You all will completely fall in love with this colorful, creamy, and comforting pasta salad, which is jammed packed with awesome flavors and textures.

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    26. Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Gỏi Gà Bắp Cải)

    Tired of making the same old chicken salad? Then wait till you try our Vietnamese Chicken Salad, famously knowns as Gỏi Gà Bắp Cải.

    This delicious bowl is loaded with shredded chicken, fresh veggies, and herbs tossed with a flavorful homemade Nuoc Cham dressing. It’s amazing!

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    27. Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spanish Spinach with Chick Peas)

    For all tapas lovers, this Spanish Spinach with Chickpeas is a classic tapa recipe straight from Seville.

    Impress your crowd by making this spectacular dish, which will get you rave reviews.

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    28. Mexican Street Corn Salad

    Yet another potluck or cookout recipe you need to try is this Mexican Street Corn Salad.

    You will love to add this delicious salad to your summer event menu. It’s so good!

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    29. Chicken Tikkas

    This Chicken Tikka recipe shows how to make the most authentic, succulent, juicy, and healthy chicken appetizer ever.

    To make this beloved Indian chicken tikka at home, you need to master the yogurt marinade using easy spices and ingredients. Give it a try!

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    30. Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

    We are ending our list of healthy appetizer recipes with the most elegant meatless recipe, Caprese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms.

    It’s so easy and quick to create this showstopper dish, which is brimming with amazing flavors.

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    So there you go, thirty great healthy appetizers. The only question now is, which one do you feel like tonight?

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    30 BEST Healthy Appetizers

    This list of easy Healthy Appetizers includes plenty of dishes that will keep the crowd happy, while keeping your health in check. We love this easy olive dip:


    • 2 cups pitted olives, chopped (mix of black, green and kalamata)
    • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes in a jar, chopped
    • 2 Tbsp capers, chopped
    • 1 garlic, minced
    • 1/2 fresh lemon, juiced
    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
    • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
    • 8-10 basil leaves, chopped
    • Salt to taste (just a pinch as olives and capers are salty)
    • Pepper to taste


    1. Finely chop olives, capers, sun dried tomatoes and fresh herbs.
    2. Mix all together with minced garlic, lemon juice, salt, pepper, chili flakes.
    3. Drizzle in olive oil and stir.
    4. Taste and adjust for lemon juice and garlic.

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