Category Archives: Appetizer

Antipasto

Print Antipasto Author: Bernardin   Other ingredients such as olives, tuna, artichokes, etc may be added to the canned antipasto before serving Ingredients 1- ½ cups (375 ml) coarsely chopped carrots, about 4 medium 2 -1/2 cups (625 ml) green beans … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Cheddar Quesadillas

Print Mushroom and Cheddar Quesadillas   Ingredients 2 T oil 227 g mushrooms, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced pepper ⅓ c coriander, chopped 2 T jalapeno pepper. minced 1 c shredded aged cheddar 6″ corn tortillas Heat ½ oil, add … Continue reading

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Cheesy Greek Pinwheel Appetizers

Print Cheesy Greek Pinwheel Appetizers   Ingredients 1 tub 250g Phil Herb and Garlic Cream cheese spread 1 c Kraft feta with oregano, sun dried tom and cracked peppercorn cheese 1 c mozzarella shredded 1 300g frozen chopped spinach, thawed, … Continue reading

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Jalapeno cheese dip

Print Jalapeno cheese dip Author: Chatelaine   Ingredients 1 cup white vinegar 1 tsp kosher salt ¼ tsp granulated sugar 2 jalapenos, seeded and chopped 1 cup packed grated carrots, about 1 to 2 carrots FOR JALAPENO CHEESE DIP ½ cup … Continue reading

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Pineapple watermelon Salsa

Print Pineapple watermelon salsa Author: Chatelaine   Ingredients 2 cups finely diced pineapple 2 cups finely diced watermelon 1 shallot, finely chopped ½ cup finely chopped cilantro 2 tbsp lime juice 2 tsp lime zest 2 tsp canola oil ¼ tsp … Continue reading

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Sesame Pita Chips with Smoky Tomato Dip

Print Sesame Pita Chips with Smoky Tomato Dip Author: Chatelaine   Ingredients 3 large pitas, separated into 2 rounds each (you will have 6 rounds) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp sesame seeds ½ tsp smoked paprika Smoky tomato dip ¼ … Continue reading

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Rainbow Root Fries with Chive Mayo

Print Rainbow Root Fries with Chive Mayo Author: Cl Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  1 hour Total time:  1 hour 20 mins Serves: 4-6   Ingredients Root Fries: 1 sweet potato 1 small celery root 1 small rutabaga 1 red beet … Continue reading

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Smoked Tomato Bruschetta with gouda

Print Smoked Tomato Bruschetta with gouda Author: Canadian Living Recipe type: hickory wood the best, coctail tomatoes about 1″ wide Cook time:  4 hours 30 mins Total time:  4 hours 30 mins Serves: 6   Ingredients 18 cocktail tomatoes, halved crosswise 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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Crunchy Baked Onion Rings

Print Crunchy Baked Onion Rings Author: Chatelaine   Ingredients ⅓ cup all-purpose flour 1 egg 2 tbsp milk ⅓ cup bread crumbs ⅓ cup cornmeal 1 tsp Italian seasoning ½ tsp salt 1 Spanish onion, peeled Instructions POSITION racks in top … Continue reading

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Nachos

Print Nachos Author: Chatelaine Serves: 6   Ingredients 6 whole-grain tortillas 1 tbsp canola oil, divided 1 garlic clove, minced ½ tsp cumin 398-mL can black beans, drained and rinsed ½ cup water ½ tsp salt ½ cup reduced-fat cheddar 1 ripe … Continue reading

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Mini Shredded Chicken Tostadas

Print Mini Shredded Chicken Tostadas Author: see also tostitos.ca lots of ideas   Ingredients 1 cup shredded chicken ½ cup shredded Tex-Mex cheese blend ¼ cup sour cream ¼ cup finely chopped green onion ½ cup Tostitos® Medium Salsa 40 (1/5 … Continue reading

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Olive Tapenade

Print Olive Tapenade Author: Chatelaine Serves: ¾ c   Ingredients Embrace the French countryside and turn olives into a versatile spread that adds instant punch to any dish, from pasta to chicken and beyond. 1 cup oil-cured black olives, pitted see below … Continue reading

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Mediterranean White Bean Dip

Print Mediterranean White Bean Dip Author: CL   Ingredients 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) white kidney beans, drained and rinsed 3 tbsp (45 mL) extra-virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic 1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh thyme ¼ tsp (1 mL) … Continue reading

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Maple Cinnamon Spiced Nuts

Print Maple Cinnamon Spiced Nuts Author: Viv   Ingredients 1 egg white 2 T maple syrup 2 c pecans 1 c almonds ( no skin) ⅓ c sugar ½ t salt 1½ t cinnamon ½ t cardamon ½ t nutmeg ¼ … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Dill Salad Cucumber Bites

Print Shrimp and Dill Salad Cucumber Bites Author: CL Serves: 24 pieces   Ingredients 2 English cucumbers 1 tsp (5 mL) salt Shrimp Salad: 1 pkg (340 g) small cooked frozen shrimp, thawed 2 tbsp (30 mL) mayonnaise 1 tbsp (15 mL) … Continue reading

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Sweet and Crunchy Bacon Bites

Print Sweet and crunchy bacon bites Author: Chatelaine Serves: 6   Ingredients Ingredients 9 slices bacon 9 canned whole water chestnuts, drained, rinsed and patted dry ¼ fresh pineapple, cut into 9 1-in. pieces SAUCE ¼ cup water 2 tbsp granulated sugar … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Fries w Curry Mayo

Print Sweet Potato Fries w Curry Mayo Author: Linda Selig Serves: 4-6   Ingredients 4 sweet potatoes – 2½ lb 2 egg whites 1 T oil 1 t paprika and cumin ½ t pepper Curry Mayo ½ c mayo, 1 t lime … Continue reading

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Reo’s Guacamole Dip

Print Reo’s Guacamole Dip Serves: 4 c   Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese 2 avocados, mashed ¼ c onion, finely chopped 1 T lemon juice ¼ t garlic salt ¼ t tabasco 1 c tomatoes, peeled and chopped Instructions Combine all … Continue reading

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Taco Dip

Print Taco Dip   Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese 8 oz sour cream ½ pkg taco mix 1 T mayonnaise ½ t garlic Instructions Blend above ingredients and layer in bottom of dish Then add a layers of chopped lettuce, … Continue reading

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Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Print Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes Serves: 24   Can be stuffed using a pastry bag or small spoon Ingredients ¾ c ricotta or cream cheese ⅓ c chopped fresh basil or parsley 4 t olive oil a little pepper 24 cherry tomatoes … Continue reading

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Cheddar Cheese spread

Print Cheddar Cheese spread   Ingredients 250 g cream cheese, softened 1½ c grated cheddar cheese 1 T chopped red pepper 3 T chopped sweet pickles dash worcestershire sauce ½ t lemon juice Instructions Combine all ingredients til smooth Refrigerate … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Spinach Dip

Print Shrimp and Spinach Dip Serves: 12   Serve with cracker or black bread and some corn chips for the kids Ingredients ¾ c cream cheese, softened ½ c spinach, chopped fresh ¼ c mayonnaise ¼ c sour cream ¼ c … Continue reading

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Fresh Salsa

Print Fresh Salsa   Ingredients 3 T onion and 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 3 large tomatoes, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded somewhat, finely minced 2-3 T cilantro, finely chopped 1½ – 2 T lime juice Instructions Enjoy Wordpress Recipe … Continue reading

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Mexican appetizer tray

Print Mexican Appetizer Tray   Ingredients Refried Bean Layer 1 can (14 oz/483 ml) refried beans ¼ cup sour cream ½ tsp chili powder ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp ground cumin Guacamole Layer 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted ⅓ … Continue reading

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Creamy Crab and Red Pepper Spread

Print Creamy Crab and Red Pepper Spread   18 servings, 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) spread and 6 crackers (20 g) each Ingredients 2 green onions, thinly sliced, divided 1 tub (250 g) Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese Spread 1 can (120 … Continue reading

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Veggies and Cucumber Dill Dip

Print Veggies and Cucumber Dill Dip   Portion size: 4 Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) green_beans, trimmed? 2 carrots, cut_into sticks??? 4 ribs celery, cut_into sticks??? 8 radishes, trimmed??? 1 sweet green or red pepper??? 1 Cucumber Dill Dip: 1 … Continue reading

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Hummus

Print Hummus   Ingredients ? 1 can chickpeas or garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed and towel dried ? 2 tablespoons lemon juice ? 2 tablespoons olive oil ? 2 cloves garlic, crushed ? ½ teaspoon cumin ? ½ teaspoon salt ? … Continue reading

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Cucumber salsa

Print Cucumber salsa   This is a refreshing topper for nachos, burgers or grilled fish. But it’s so tasty, you’ll be tempted to eat it on its own. Oct 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 3 cups (750 mL) Ingredients ½ … Continue reading

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Roasted red pepper Dip

Print Roasted red pepper Dip   Dec 2, 2012 Chatelaine 0 Ingredients Middle eastern dip Instructions Whirl in a food processor 1 cup roasted red peppers with ½ cup walnuts, ¼ cup each olive oil and bread crumbs, 2 garlic … Continue reading

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Pork Pot Stickers

Print Pork Pot Stickers   This recipe makes 45 pieces servings Enjoy them as is, or with a little soy sauce or Chinese red or black vinegar for dipping. You’ll need at least 45 wrappers, and you can freeze any … Continue reading

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Chili Shrimp Wonton Cups

Print Chili Shrimp Wonton Cups   This recipe makes 25 pieces servings Ingredients 25 wonton wrappers 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil ½ cup (125 mL) diced peeled mango 2 tbsp (30 mL) mayonnaise 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh … Continue reading

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Shrimp Spring Rolls

Print Shrimp Spring Rolls   Portion size: 16 pieces Ingredients 1 lb (454 g) frozen shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined 1 can (227 mL) water chestnuts, drained and chopped 1 green onion, minced ¼ cup (60 mL) chopped cilantro ½ … Continue reading

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