Nothing can really beat the all-time favourite turkey, but while you’re preparing the main course, it’s wise to let the guests munch on some delicious appetizers. They don’t need to be fancy because you’ll want to spend just a few minutes on preparation, but they surely must taste amazing. Here are 8 no-cook Thanksgiving appetizers that should be on your table.
Creamy Spinach and Shrimp Dip
Dips are easy to make and you’ll need less than a few minutes to whip up this delicious recipe. Made with cooked shrimp, frozen spinach, and a bunch of spices, this yummy dip will make your guests forget all about the upcoming dinner and focus on these special treats.
‘Pumpkin’’ Cheese Balls
Don’t let the name deceive you – these lovely-looking little pumpkins are actually made from cheese balls covered in paprika. Some appetizers are all about proper decoration! They taste amazing, too.
Smoked Mozzarella Spread with Flatbread Crackers
If you still haven’t tried recipes with smoked Mozzarella, we urge you to do so right now! It tastes incredible, especially when mixed with pesto made from sun-dried tomatoes, parsley, and pepper. This simple appetizer is a real winner if you want to surprise your friends and family with something extra flavourful.
Pimiento Cheese Crackers
It’s time to add some Southern taste to your festive table! Throw together this simple, yet finger-licking recipe with spicy jalapeno, and all your guest will be pleasantly surprised by the outburst of taste.
Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwiches
This is a classic recipe that’s good for literally any occasion be it a birthday party or, in our case, a Thanksgiving dinner. Prepared with cream cheese, fresh baguette, and smoked salmon, it would be hard not to sneak a few pieces for yourself before you serve the guests!
Black Olive Tapenade with Figs and Mint
This mouth-watering appetizer may sound fancy, but there are just a few ingredients that go together incredibly well (and need no preparation at all!). It’s sweet, fresh, minty, and will surely become your new favourite.
Avocado Bean Dip
How about an extra-healthy deep with cottage cheese, avocado, and Greek yoghurt? If you’re going to let your guests snack on something then you should make it as light and nutritious as possible. After all, there’s a big dinner ahead and they shouldn’t be feeling full before the main festivities start!
Radishes with Chèvre, Nori and Smoked Salt
Appetizers are not only about dips and sandwiches – you can be creative, too! It’s all about mixing textures and tastes. Imagine you’re a real chef and make a beautiful plate full of goat cheese mixed with nori and some fresh crunchy radishes to balance it all out. It looks good, tastes delicious, so what more do you need?