It’s not hard to be a vegetarian; you can make some simple meals at home. Here are some simple vegetarian recipes for appetizers you might want to try.
1. Tomato-Avocado Toasts
This vegetarian meal is quick and easy to make. Using mashed avocado and grape tomatoes, you can make a light and colorful topping for the crostini. It is a great food to start your whole meal. For a nice special touch, you can try to roast the tomatoes first before serving it.
2. Upside-Down Mushroom tartlets
It is one of the delicious pastry recipes for your appetizer. The secret to these simple, elegant mushroom tartlets and Gruyere is the frozen puff pastry. To give them the shape, bake them using jumbo muffin tins.
3. Artichoke Dip
This dip is one of the most favorite ones. You can make it more healthy than it is. You need to use the modest amounts of Parmesan cheese and light mayonnaise. You can dip it with whole-wheat pita chips and fresh vegetables. This healthy artichoke dip is perfect for a party.
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4. Eggplant and Mint Bruschetta
If you don’t like Ratatouille or don’t know how to make one, you can try this alternative ratatouille meal. The combination of plum tomatoes, roasted eggplant, and red onion are freshened up with fresh mint. For serving, add olive oil and lemon juice. Over the bruschetta, sprinkle feta cheese.
5. Herb-Marinated Cheese
The Bucheron (ripened goat cheese) are seasoned with thyme, red onion, oregano, and hot pepper. Then, drizzle it with olive oil and red-wine vinegar. You can serve it with bread or crackers, but before that let it sit at a room temperature for about 30 minutes.
6. Guacamole Hummus
It is the combination of two favorite party dips. This creamy recipe is made with 3 cups of cilantro leaves. That’s where it gets the green color. This green vegetarian appetizers might be a right choice for your starting meal.
7. Cucumber-Feta Toasts
For this appetizer recipe, you will need a mash feta cheese with lemon juice and olive oil for the topping of toasted baguette. You can add chopped olives and minced red onion to the mixture. The main ingredients, sliced of cucumber would be on top of the cheese-spread toasts.
8. Kiwi Summer Roll
The main ingredient in this cool, colorful summer rolls for vegans is Kiwifruit. Make a dip for it with the combination of lime juice, honey, and tart-spicy Aleppo chili powder. This one would be a nice meal among other vegetarian appetizers.
9. Stuffed Jalapenos
Fill the jalapenos with cream and cheddar cheeses. The jalapenos need to be halved seeded. After it’s stuffed, roast it until it’s bubbly and browned. It is a good choice of appetizer for the casual get-together.
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If you want to cook one of those vegetarian appetizers, you can get the recipes online from the Martha Stewart website. It would be a great start for your meals, I’m telling you.