Whether you are looking for recipes to start by nibbling on something while everyone goes home or to whet your appetite before the main courses of your Christmas menu arrive, with the help of the experts at Straight to the palate We will help you with a selection of the best recipes to make your work easier. On this occasion, we will focus on quick and easy appetizers and appetizers with which to surprise guests this holiday season.
Almond foie gras and croquettes
A delicate, surprising aperitif full of contrasts. These almond foie gras and croquette favors are a treat. They are ready in ten minutes and disappear from the table in much less. They are so rich that they always star at family celebrations and gatherings.
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These three canapé roll recipes for Christmas appetizers are quick and easy to prepare. In 20 minutes you will have ready 30 rolls of canapés or a sea of delicious ones. They can be prepared in advance and thus enjoy the company of guests, but it is important to cover them with plastic wrap so that they do not dry out.
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Quail egg skewers with sobrassada
These quail egg skewers with sobrasada are an explosion of flavor, a mix of textures and temperatures that full of joy at the first bite and I feel great to accompany a fresh beer or wine of your choice.
4 Cups Egg Pan, Aluminum Omelet Cooking Pan Pancake Pan Omelet Poke Pan Hamburger Steak Pan (Black)
Gruyere cheese mini fries
Fluffy, delicious and light at the same time are these mini Gruyère cheese fritters. A perfect appetizer for a rich meal, after all entertains the palate without filling the stomach.
Lantana – 6 sided manual grater with food container – For coarse, medium, fine, extra fine grating and scraping – With mandoline function – With measuring container and lid
Maci melon with ham
For those of you who don’t like nori seaweed or find eating raw fish creepy, you might want to try this Spanish sushi, inspired by a dish as authentic as melon with ham. Also, if you dare and use a good Iberian ham and a very sweet melon, you are guaranteed success with this recipe for melon makis with ham. Also, if you prepare it for a family reunion, your guests will be speechless.
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Spinach and asparagus wraps with cream cheese
Handfuls of asparagus and spinach with cream cheese is an individual appetizer full of flavor and perfect for a dinner where we want to surprise our guests with something simple but very tasty.
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peppers stuffed with meat
These peppers stuffed with minced meat can be used for snacks, offering each diner a pepper, and other appetizers we like follow. Made with minced meat, you can also prepare it by changing the meat of the filling, for example mixing beef and pork, adding ham, chopped chicken legs, etc. to your liking and use them to throw away the leftovers have in the fridge. Nothing gets thrown away here, you know.
UNICASA Set of 4 Souffle Molds with Lids 250ml, Dessert Bowls, Baked Ramekins for Jams, Ice Cream, Desserts
Sauteed shrimps with spices
If you like to cook in a wok, this recipe for sauteed shrimp with spices will become a regular when you want to prepare a quick and tasty appetizer. Of course, it is recommended not to spend too much time in the pan to prevent them from drying out.
Stuffed, au gratin, grilled or in carpaccio. We love scallops either way. Their white and soft meat and their orange and delicious coral make them a bivalve that is highly valued in the kitchen. In addition, using their shells as a container, we can prepare a delicate and perfect appetizer for a special occasion: parmesan scallops. Also, it takes 15 minutes to have them ready, something to keep in mind for those times when we’re running out of time. They can also be prepared in advance and stored pending final baking.
Table oven Cecotec Bake&Toast 650 Gyro. 1500 W, 30 liters, 5 functions, temperature up to 230ºC, timer 60 minutes
More Christmas recipes
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