Sometimes it is simple cold appetizers that can make a brilliant party! Try these quick and simple cold appetizers recipes and see how successful your social gathering would turn out to be.

Cold Appetizers

An awesome way to start any meal would be appetizers that satiate the tongue and give you a feeling of
satisfaction. Appetizers are those easy 5 minute preparations that beat the heat or the chill of the season and get your stomach growling for food. They also save time and can be used anywhere, be it a buffet lunch for your friends or a picnic with your family. Not too many ingredients are required for preparing cold appetizers. Also, since it is a cold appetizer, you do not have to constantly worry about it staying hot till the guest arrives or when taking it out. All that needs to be done is to prepare the dish and eat it! No heating required. Also, the best part is that cold appetizers are loved by one and all and can be made all year round. So get ready for some indulgences with these recipes below.
Quick & Simple Cold Appetizers Recipes
Egg Salad
  • 2-3 Egg/Egg White
  • 2 Spring Onions
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum)
  • Few Lettuce Leaves
  • 2 tsp Pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Boil the eggs. Let them cool down, peel and then chop them into pieces. Keep aside.
  • Chop the vegetables finely.
  • In a bowl, mix salt, pepper, oregano, vinegar and olive oil.
  • Add it to the bowl containing chopped vegetables. Place chopped eggs into it. Mix gently.
  • Serve.
Fruit Appetizers
  • 2 cups Mixed Fruit (seasonal fruits or any)
  • Few fresh Mint Leaves
  • Crush the mint leaves into a bowl containing the mixed fruits. Keep a few leaves aside.
  • Stir the mixture and keep it chilled in the refrigerator.
  • While serving, put into bowls with a sprig of mint on the top.
Peanut Butter & Banana Wraps
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 cup Honey
  • 4 Tortilla Wraps (whole wheat)
  • 2 Bananas (sliced)
  • On each tortilla, spread the peanut butter evenly.
  • Next, spread honey. Each tortilla must contain enough honey to make the dish sweet.
  • Place slices of banana on the top of the honey and peanut butter.
  • Roll tightly and secure with a toothpick.
Strawberry Dip
  • 1 cup Strawberries (cut into pieces)
  • 1 cup Plain Yogurt
  • 3 tbsp Strawberry Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup Castor Sugar
  • In a bowl, blend together the yogurt, cheese and sugar till the mixture becomes smooth.
  • Add strawberries and keep stirring till the mixture seems consistent.
  • Keep chilled.
  • Serve with ginger cookies or vanilla wafers.
Salsa Fresca
  • 1 cup Red or White Onion (chopped)
  • 4 -5 Tomatoes (medium sized)
  • 2 Roasted Jalapenos (chopped)
  • 3 tbsp Cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 cup Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • Mix all the above in a large glass bowl.
  • Lightly stir the mixture without mashing the contents too much.
  • Cover with a cling film and place in the refrigerator for about 30min.
  • Serve chilled with bread or crackers.  

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