Recipes With Course: Appetizer

Homemade Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

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This recipe for Pickled Eggs uses the liquid from pickled red beets to pickle hard boiled eggs. The number of eggs you can pickle will vary depending on the amount of liquid reserved from pickling beets. Cook’s Tip To color egg shells instead of using artificial food colors, carefully placed ...

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

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Deviled Eggs are as old as the Roman Empire, easy to make, and one of the most popular appetizers in the United States. You can double or halve this recipe. Adjust mayonnaise, mustard, relish and seasoning to taste and desired consistency. Cook’s Tip For a creamy, smooth filling, use a ...

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Hearty Guacamole

Hearty Guacamole

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Hearty Guacamole is a simple recipe of diced tomato, onion, cilantro, lime juice, and seasoning you can be served as a dip for tortilla or pita chips, with your favorite Mexican foods, or as a condiment for broiled or pan fried fish. Although high in calories do to the avocados ...

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Chicken and Olive Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla

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Southwestern, Mexican Quesadillas can be made in minutes from a few simple ingredients for a simple snack, cut into wedges and served as an appetizer, or a substitute for grilled cheese sandwiches. This recipe uses 8-inch (20 cm) flour tortillas to reduce calories and sodium. Unlike very low sodium corn ...

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Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms

Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms


Quinoa stuffed mushrooms are a high fiber, low calorie, low sodium recipe that’s also gluten free. While quinoa is pitched to Americans as a whole grain or ancient grain, quinoa is actually a seed grown in South America. Stuffed mushroom are perfect for appetizers or vegetable side dish. You can also ...

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File Gumbo

Chicken & Shrimp File Gumbo

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Gumbo is a Cajun soup or stew you can make dozens of different ways. Gumbos are usually made using chicken or seafood, but you can omit the meat for a vegetarian gumbo. Many gumbos start with a rue, a mixture of cooked flour and oil, for flavor and thickening. This ...

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Homemade Pita Chips

Baked Pita Chips


Pita chips made with whole wheat or multi-grain pita bread is a high fiber alternative to potato chips with up to 30% less calories per 1-ounce serving. Serve pita chips with hummus or a variety of dips. Related Recipes Hummus Cucumber Dip

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Homemade Hummus

Hummus


Hummus is Arabic for chickpeas. At it’s simplest, it is a puree of garbanzo beans (cici, chickpeas), tahini a sesame seed paste, oil, and spices. Hummus is nutritious, providing 3 grams of fiber per 2 tablespoon (30 ml) serving. This basic homemade hummus recipe can be prepared dozens of ways ...

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Homemade Pico de Gallo Salsa

Easy Homemade Pico de Gallo (Fresh Salsa)

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Pico de gallo (also known as fresh salsa or salsa cruda) is a Mexican salsa made from fresh tomatoes. It is a simple blend of diced tomatoes, onions, and chilli peppers seasoned with salt, fresh cilantro and, if desired, lime or lemon juice. Two tablespoons of pico de gallo salsa has about ...

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HomemadeShrimp Cocktail

Poached Shrimp

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Shrimp is affordable, a good source of protein, and low in fat and calories. Farming has drastically lowered the cost of shrimp making it one of the most affordable forms of seafood. You can buy shrimp cooked or raw. Unfortunately, most cooked shrimp is overcooked. Except for popcorn shrimp, you ...

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