Fan Favorite Apps in Under 30 Minutes
Everybody loves a good appetizer. Appetizers tide you over until the main course and are oftentimes delicious in their own right.
One of the best things about appetizers is that they are usually small and easy to prepare.
In fact, some classic appetizers can be prepared in almost no time at all, making them a great option to serve guests.
So what are some of the best appetizers that you can whip up quickly?
Here are some fan-favorite apps that you can serve in under thirty minutes.
Chips and Guac
One of the most classic appetizer options is chips and guac. The reason chips and guac are such a popular appetizer is because it is extremely easy to make and yet still tastes delicious.
Just about any chips are serviceable, and they don’t need any preparation at all.
As for the guacamole, it can be made with just avocados and a handful of other ingredients. Making it extremely simple to make.
Pit your avocados and mash them with ingredients such as lime juice, cilantro, salt, and garlic.
Pour a bowl of chips to go with your guac, and you’re all ready to serve.
French fries are a classic appetizer and side dish that just about every American has consumed.
They don’t take that long to whip up, especially if you’re not making them by hand.
However, you likely don’t want to just serve french fries alone as that can be quite bland.
Instead try topping your french fries off with items like cheese, bacon bits, and peppers. These ingredients add a variety of flavors and colors into what can sometimes be a boring dish.
Although french fries are a classic, adding a new spin and switching things up will always be welcome.
Bacon Jam Toast
Toast is a classic snack food to serve, but many people find it boring. To spice it up a little bit, spread some bacon jam on your toast.
Bacon jam is made from bacon that is simmered until spreadable. It makes for a sweet and savory spread.
Bacon jam can also be found in a variety of different flavors such as sweet chili, honey habanero, and maple.
When spread on toast, bacon jam can make for a fantastic appetizer and hardly requires any preparation at all.
It’s a great burger topping too!
Veggie kebabs are a great appetizer to serve guests, and they don’t take that long to prepare.
Traditionally kebabs are an assortment of prepared meats, served on a stick.
However, vegetable kebabs substitute meat for vegetables, greatly cutting down on preparation time.
Food items like tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, cucumbers, and squash can be grilled or roasted, quickly creating a delicious appetizer.
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Kebabs are delicious and healthy. The vibrant colors of the vegetables also make it quite an appealing appetizer as well.
Finally, these are a fantastic option to serve guests that are either vegan or vegetarian.
Do you have any other fan favorite apps that you recommend?
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Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela, and wife to Darasak. They all share her insatiable wanderlust, enjoyment of good food, and sharing their adventures with the world. Nancy is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.