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Thanksgiving a very important gathering that I love to look down to, in this article we have carefully selected 5 easy appetizers for thanksgiving that are very easy, simple, and tastes superb also.

Appetizers are small diets or drinks taken before a meal or main course of a meal to stimulate one’s appetite. These appetizers will keep your guest busy while waiting for the main meal.

Cooking for thanksgiving do take a lot of time so these 5 easy appetizers for thanksgiving will keep hungry guests at bay, keep their mouths and bellies smiling.

5 easy appetizers for thanksgiving are so easy to throw together, so preparing them won’t take so much of your time.

5 Easy Appetizer for Thanksgiving

These appetizers for thanksgiving are super easy, fast, and they taste delicious as well. Well selected and trust me they won’t disappoint.

Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are packed with mayonnaise, vinegar, pepper, salt, Dijon mustard, and hard boiled eggs. Topped with little sprinkle of paprika that adds extra flavor to it. They are healthy and very easy to make .

Deviled Eggs
Deviled Eggs

 

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Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Servings: 12 devilled eggs

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 6 large eggs
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • paprika, for garnish

Method of Preparation

Step 1: Firstly, bring a pot of water to a boil, adding eggs and allow to boil for about 15 minutes. While the eggs are boiling set aside a bowl of water with ice.

Step 2: After 15 minutes, remove the eggs from the hot water and place in the ice water. Once the eggs have cooled completely, peel and slice them into halve.

Step 3: Remove the egg yolks to a small bowl with a spoon and place the egg white in a plate. Then mash the yolks with a fork and add the mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, pepper, mustard stirring everything together till they are smooth.

Step 4: Using a spoon to add a portion of the deviled eggs mixture back into the hole of each egg white. Garnish with paprika and serve.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo chicken dip is very easy and simple to make. Taste very delicious and a very perfect appetizer for thanksgiving.

Buffalo Chicken Dip
Buffalo Chicken Dip

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Servings: 20 servings

 

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Ingredients

  •  11/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup frank’s original red hot sauce
  • 21/2 cups rotisserie chicken, chopped
  • 1 cup blue dressing
  • celery sticks, carrot sticks, tortilla chips, crunchy bread pieces, potato chips, for serving
  • 2 packages cream cheese, softened

Method of Preparation

Step 1: Firstly, place a skillet over a medium heat. Add finely chopped rotisserie chicken and hot sauce then cook until heated well.

Step 2: Then add up the blue cheese dressing and cream cheese, and stir until well combined. Mix in half of your shredded cheese and transfer the mixture to a slow cooker.

Step 3: Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top, then cover and cook this in the slow cooker buffalo dip on low until hot and bubbly. Now ready to be served, enjoy.

Roast Butternut and Feta Tartlets Recipe

Roast butternut and feta tartlets recipe is also very easy to make. It is made with a ready-rolled sheet of puff pastry, then topped with butternut squash and then feta cheese. Packed with lots of goodness.

Roast Butternut and Feta Tartlets Recipe
Roast Butternut and Feta Tartlets Recipe

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 1 hour

Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Serving: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 150g feta cheese
  • 2 baking trays, one lined with Teflon sheet
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 600g peeled and diced squash
  • 375g sheet ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped, optional
  • salt and pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

Step 1: Firstly, set your oven at 200 degrees C, then heat up a baking tray with 1 tablespoon of oil on it. When it get hot, add in the diced squash and roast it for about 30 mins, stirring it occasionally, until it gets softened.

Step 2: Cut the pastry into 6 equal pieces. Put them on the Teflon-lined baking sheet. Mark out a thin border around each of them, then chill for about 30 minutes.

Step 3: Divide your cooked squash between the pastry squares, inside the boarder. Crumble cheese over, sprinkle it with chilli, and also thyme.

Step 4: Season and drizzle with the remaining oil and then bake for about 30 minutes, until it gets golden and cooked through. It’s ready for serving, enjoy…

 

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Roasted Sweet Potato Bites

Roasted sweet potato bites is very simple to make, crispy, and full of flavors. They are just perfect for thanksgiving appetizers.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes

Serving: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 11/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
  • pinch of fresh black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Method of Preparation

Step 1: Firstly, preheat your oven to 425 degrees F , then line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick spray and set this aside.

Step 2: Peel and chop up your sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2 inch cubes. Then combine all seasonings into a small bowl and add the cubed potatoes into a medium mixing bowl. Mix this up with olive oil and toss to coat.

Step 3: After mixing, incorporate the seasoning slowly, mixing this well to evenly coat. Bake this up for about 20 minutes. Stir the pan well and place it back into the oven for an additional 15 minutes.

Step 4: Keep your eyes on it to avoid getting burnt. When it’s golden browned then it’s ready to be served.

Mashed Potato Balls

Mashed potato balls are mostly made from left over potatoes, they taste so delicious and crispy.

Creamy Mashed Potato Croquettes with Cheese and Sour Cream Dip
Creamy Mashed Potato balls

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Serving: 25 servings

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper. optional
  • 3 cups of leftover mashed potatoes
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 11/2 cups panko
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

Method of Preparation

Step 1: Firstly, heat up a large skillet over medium high heat. Then add bacon and cook until it gets golden brown and crispy for about 8 minutes. Transfer this to a paper towel-lined plate, then set aside.

Step 2: Then heat up vegetable oil in a large stockpot over medium high heat. Then in a large bowl, combine your mashed potatoes, cayenne pepper, bacon, cheese, and chives together.

Step 3: Use a small cookie scoop, roll the mixture into 11/4 inch balls, forming about 25 of it. Once at a time, dip the balls into eggs, then dredge in panko, pressing it to coat.

Step 4: One after the other add balls to the Dutch oven and cook until evenly golden brown and crispy for about 3 minutes. Transfer this to a paper towel-lined plate.

Step 5: Garnish with parmesan, and serve immediately.

Conclusion

5 easy appetizers for thanksgiving are carefully selected for you, they are so simple and easy to prepare and they taste superb and mouth watering. These appetizers will just keep your guest stomach and mouth happy while waiting for the main meals. Don’t keep your guests waiting without serving them appetizers during thanksgiving, these recipes will just help you to get the best out of it all.