No One Will Believe These Scrumptious Appetizers Are Gluten-Free
Satisfying guests with all sorts of diets can be confusing, so planning ahead is always key! Your gluten-free friends — actually, all of your friends — will obsess over these appetizers because what they are lacking in gluten they are overflowing with in flavor. From zesty dips to hearty bacon-wrapped bites, there is a little something to satisfy even the pickiest eater. So, read on for some deliciously delightful inspiration.
Mushroom and Goat Cheese Queso
Paired with chips or crudité, this mushroom and goat cheese queso is a rich, melty, and tangy dip worthy of a spot on your table.
Plain popcorn doesn't make for the most exciting appetizer, but a garam masala-spiced version has just enough flavor to keep them coming back for handful after handful.
Green Goddess Dip
Great news! If you love the zing of green goddess dressing, it also works great as a dip for crudité.
The perfect mix of sweet and savory, these apricot, goat cheese, and almond bites will be gobbled up in seconds.
Pineapple Pickle Salsa
If you're feeling daring, pineapple pickle salsa is the perfect mix of heat and sweet.
Colorful and bursting with flavor, these caprese salad skewers are easy for your guests to enjoy.
Spicy and Sweet Deviled Eggs
With only four ingredients, this sweet and spicy deviled egg recipe may just be the easiest version of this classic appetizer that you will ever make.
Skip the salsa at the grocery store — this homemade chipotle-tomatillo salsa is way better.
For something a bit different, choose pineapple-coconut guacamole over the classic.
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Embrace the flavors of Southeast Asia with chicken lettuce wraps. (Just make sure to use gluten-free soy sauce in the recipe.)
Nacho Cheese Dip
Nacho cheese is always a fan favorite, so whip up a batch of homemade queso and prepare to have your friends hound you for the recipe. Just be sure to use gluten-free beer.
Easy Hummus Recipe
If you're in a hurry, this easy hummus recipe is a breeze to throw together. Just make sure to skip serving it with pita bread (it's not gluten-free), and opt for veggies or tortilla chips instead.
Avocado Radish Tacos
For a light appetizer that's not just gluten-free but also vegan-friendly, whip up a batch of watermelon, radish, and avocado tacos.
Just one briny bite of spicy marinated olives and your guest will be hooked. These little bites pair perfectly with a predinner glass of wine.
Bacon-Wrapped Buffalo Shrimp
These bacon-wrapped buffalo shrimp take finger food to a whole new level.
Be careful not to eat up these rosemary-sesame pecans before your guests arrive — yes, they are that tempting.
Seven layers, one great appetizer. This hearty Tex-Mex dip is mouthwatering and just plain fun to eat.
Foie Gras Truffled Deviled Quail Eggs
If you're hosting a fancy bash, serve up these sinfully delicious truffled deviled quail eggs.
Endive Spears With Sweet Potato
These sweet potato endive boats are the perfect balance of sweetness, salt, and a hint of peppery spice.
These roasted figs with goat cheese and a rich balsamic reduction will make your mouth water just upon sight.
Grilled Buffalo Shrimp
Skip the messy chicken wings — these grilled buffalo shrimp skewers are a breeze to throw together and will leave guests hungry for more.
Red Potatoes With Tomato-Avocado Salsa
Guests will flip for these red potatoes with tomato-avocado salsa.
Loaded Potato Skins
For a decadent appetizer, prepare these loaded potato skins inspired by the TGI Friday's favorite.
Bacon and guacamole? It may seem like a surprising combination, but it just works and is like a fresh spin on a classic BLT but bread-free!