Dinner Party

10 Snacks Recipes for a Dinner Party

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
Who doesn't love a good snack? These quick eats come together quickly and can be enjoyed with friends and family.White Shrimp Ceviche by San Francisco Chronicle
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1. Matt Gandin's White Shrimp Ceviche
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Gandin’s vibrant green ceviche, lashed with lime juice and some heat from Serrano chiles, is an easy starter for a summer party.
2. Tom McNaughton's Homemade Ricotta
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There is no simpler cheese to make at home than ricotta, which takes all of 10 minutes and is legions better than store-bought.
3. Zesty Baked Curry Fries
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If you love fries (and really, who doesn't??) you won't want to miss this recipe. These zesty, curry fries are baked instead of fried, so they're a bit healthier...but the spicy orange ketchup makes them burst with flavor. YUM!
4. Grilled Shrimp Skewers
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Try this delicious recipe for Grilled Shrimp Skewers. The perfect party appetizer! Marinated in lemon, garlic and olive oil, it couldn't be easier!
5. Fried Green Tomatoes With Garlic Aioli
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If your garden tomatoes are taking their sweet time to ripen, consider eating them green! Here's an easy recipe for this Southern classic. Enjoy!
6. Seared Ahi Tuna With Warm Veggie Salad
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This healthy and delicious dish has 5 ingredients and takes 15 minutes or less to prepare. It's perfect for a quick meal any night of the week...or try it out at your next dinner party!
7. Easy Greek Layered Dip
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There is nothing easier than putting together some chips and dip as an appetizer for your next soiree. At the same time, doesn't everyone want their guests to think they spent good time and effort? Well, impress your guests with this "Wow" Greek layered dip recipe, but shhhh...don't tell them how easy it was!
8. Honey Glazed Carrots With Orange and Thyme
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When you need a bright, beautiful side dish with sweet, bold flavors...look no further than these honey glazed carrots. They are such a breeze to whip up and couldn't be more delicious. This recipe really says 'Spring'...we love it!
9. Baked Sweet Potato Fries
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Sweet Potatoes (also known as yams) are a nutritious alternative to regular or common potatoes. They are high in fiber and rich in vitamin C, beta carotene, B-complex and iron. Try substituting these baked sweet potato fries with your sandwich or soup instead of potato chips or regular French fries. — guilt free pleasure!
10. Mediterranean Turkey Meatball
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Lady and the Tramp made meatballs iconic, but our turkey meatballs in yogurt sauce are way more super than the famous movie meatball. These little meatballs make the perfect topping for quinoa pilaf or rice, but they're also great with a toothpick as a festive, healthy party appetizer.
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