Blue Ribbon Vegetable Appetizer Recipes


Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...

Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers

By Amy Herald
My Grandma always used to make these and they're awesome. I could never find the recipe...

Veggie Cream Cheese Roll-Ups

By Donna Baker
My best friend made these for me. LOVE THEM. Easy, bite-size, and good for parties. Good...

Creamy Zucchini Pancakes

By Deb Lund
With the bumper crop of zucchini this year I had to get creative. I have...

Zucchini Chips

By Patti Rahilly- Jones
With all the surplus zucchini at this time of year, this can be a side dish...

Bruschetta

By Kristine Pruitt
I came up with this recipe when I lived in Los Angeles, CA. It makes...

Healthy Lentil Salad

By Marti Green
This is a very wonderful tasty salad. You can serve it plain or on a bed...

Holy Guacamole!

By Jacinda Santiago
I've spent years perfecting my guacamole. It's always a hit at parties. I feel shallots complement...

Fried Green Tomatoes

By Heather Haddo
I've lived in a Southern state for over 6 years now and I've finally made these...

Crispy Oven-Baked Beet Chips

By Karina Alcala
This recipe is so easy and so good for you is not even funny. My...

Tomato Mozzarella Salad With Balsamic Dressing

By Monica Keleher
Super easy, super flavorful! This is a great way to get my boys to eat tomatoes,...

Asian Lettuce Wraps

By carla mackey
I started the Ideal Protein protocol and needed to get creative with ways to eat 8...

Calico Salsa

By TERRI OPGENORTH
I got this recipe from a friend when I went to visit. I have tweaked...

Florida Slaw

By Tiege stucky
This is light and so refreshing on a hot summer day or alongside a burger.

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

Roasted Veggies in Fillo Cups

By Tonya Young
This is so easy and makes a pretty, colorful impression as an appetizer. The roasted veggies...

Mango Salsa

By Steve Young
This mango salsa is the perfect addition to grilled or broiled fish - particularly tilapia. ...

Stuffed Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
I love the taste of this! It is a very easy side dish to make a...

Spinach Spectacular

By Polly Anna
A spinach dip that’s great served hot or cold! Here’s a dish that’s easy...

Texas Crabgrass

By Jenay Tate
Discovered this in my "Caterin' to Charleston" cookbook. I play around with it every time I...

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

By Brian Blackley
I was visiting a friend on a cold night and his wife pulled "stuffed mushrooms" out...

Irish Nachos

By Linda P
This is really different. Great taste. Everyone always seems to really like it.
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