Blue Ribbon Vegetable Appetizer Recipes


Turkey Veggie Wrap w/ Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Mayo

By Amy Croyle
This wrap came to be when I was shopping at Trader Joe's & got a call...

Potato Cakes

By Helene Mulvihill
I made up this recipe back in 1985 when I got my first apartment and was...

Avocado-Stuffed Tomatoes

By Jeanne Benavidez
A friend brought this to a backyard party once and I really liked it. She was...

Caprese Pizzas

By NIKKI SMITH
I make this at my shows and they love it, simple but elegant. Great for entertaining....

Crazy Corn

By Ashley Dawkins
I am not a fan of mayonnaise, but I could eat this corn ALL summer long!...

Nutty Pickles

By Kim Biegacki
Calling all pickle lovers!!!! Calling all pickle lovers!!!! One thing that I eat everyday is dill...

Kickin' Guacamole, YUMMY!

By Missy Wimpelberg
This is the best guacamole I have ever tried. If you like your guacamole with a...

Mushroom pate for tarts or Beef Welington

By Deb Crane
These tarts can be frozen and ready in minutes when you have unexpected guests. It is...

Smoky Fried Green Tomatoes With Fresh Garden Salsa

By Wanda Harrison
My husband and I came up with this recipe after collecting a lot of produce from...

Grilled Vegetables with a Tangy Sauce

By Susan Feliciano
I love making up flavorful sauces for marinating and basting. I used to try to avoid...

Green Bean Casserole Stuffed Mushrooms

By Liz Owen
My daughter loves Stuffed Mushrooms and Greenbean Casserole. This is the best of both.

Grilled & Stuffed Squash

By Holly Grier- Wallace
We always have an abundance of crookneck squash each year in our garden. I started...

Smoky Stuffed Mushrooms

By Karen Crossland
I LOVE mushrooms any way I can get them. I made this recipe up one night...

Boursin n Grape Bruschetta

By Monica H
The combined taste of grapes and boursin is divine. I purposely left out the basil...

Roasted Garlic Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus

By Jodie Scales
I fell in love with hummus when I worked at the farmer's markets in California. I...

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Asparagus Pillows

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I'm pretty sure I am not the first to make these but they are WONDERFUL and...

Bacon Wrapped Grilled Asparagus

By Danielle Matthews
LOVE this! It's a little time-consuming because the asparagus has to be cooked slow and turned...

Corn salad

By Lynn Socko
This is also for the Mystery Box challenge this week 8/29. This was so good...

Eggplant Dip/Raita - My Family Recipe

By Grishma Shah
Today I am sharing my family recipe which has been passed to generations from my grandma...

Club BLT Dip Brandy's Way

By Brandy Male
This is so easy yet gets rave reviews. I wanted to mock a club sandwich in...

Spicy Mexican Wraps

By Juanita Morrow
These are so, so yummy.....I have yet to see anyone refuse, you can't eat just one!...

Wrapped Asparagus

By Jeannie Marlinghaus
This is an easy appetizer that looks and tastes fabulous. I have made it without...

Pam's Variations on a Theme - Onion Rings

By Pam Ellingson
As my Dad used to say "I have a Hankering for some onion rings!" I take...

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

By Cindy DeVore
Well into the brisk Autumn season, we'll throw a log into the wood stove and cozy...
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