7 Easy Appetizers That Are Better Than A Bread Basket

Caprese Skewers:

Thread cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella balls, and basil leaves onto skewers. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and olive oil before serving.

Stuffed Mushrooms:

Remove the stems from large mushrooms and fill the caps with a mixture of cream cheese, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and herbs. Bake until golden and bubbly.


Toast slices of baguette and top with a mixture of diced tomatoes, garlic, basil, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus:

Wrap thin slices of prosciutto around asparagus spears and roast until the asparagus is tender and the prosciutto is crispy.

Spinach and Artichoke Dip:

Combine chopped spinach, artichoke hearts, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, and garlic. Bake until warm and bubbly, then serve with tortilla chips or bread slices.

Shrimp Cocktail:

Serve cooked shrimp with cocktail sauce and lemon wedges for a classic appetizer that's always a hit.

Mini Caprese Salad Bites:

Skewer cherry tomatoes, mini mozzarella balls, and small basil leaves on toothpicks. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and sprinkle with salt and pepper.