Small bites are essential to spring eating. Seasonal ingredients become readily available to chop, slice and sauté into fresh, delicious meals. Whether you are entertaining a large or intimate group, it's helpful to have appetizers on hand to appease the appetites of your guests. It's common to pair spring appetizers with seasonal cocktails and skip the main meal altogether. Versatile and bursting with pairing possibilities, these recipes will make planning your next gathering so much more fun.
Spring ahead with these 25 tasty appetizers perfect for the new season.
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Another versatile spring crop are green beans. Unexpected savory twists on this supper mainstay make the most appealing appetizers for spring gatherings. We love the idea of combining clementines, bulgur and feta for a refreshing citrus taste.
Green Bean Salad with Clementines, Bulgur Wheat and Feta recipe from The Spruce
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Quinoa is a great grain to have on hand for last minute spring entertaining. Quinoa is filling and is a wonderful base for fresh herbs such as mint and parsley. If you need a starter that is budget-friendly and works with whatever you might have in the fridge, turn to quinoa.
Quinoa Salad With Fresh Mint and Parsley Recipe from The Spruce
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Another delicious idea for popular green beans is pairing them with halloumi and potatoes for a filling spring salad. Grilled halloumi is a great excuse to bring the grill out of hibernation.
Halloumi, Green Bean and Potato Salad recipe from The SpruceContinue to 5 of 5 below.
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