It’s all of your favorite Mexican flavors wrapped up in a taco meatball! Great as an appetizer or form into a meatloaf and serve as an entree, along with Spanish rice. Olé¡
Recipes for appetizers, tapas, hors d’oeuvres, and small plates.
Raise your appetizer game to the next level with Sausage Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms. Cream cheese, sausage, onion, and garlic make a simple, yet rich stuffing for meaty, baby portobello mushrooms.
Flavorful sausage meatballs in an incredibly rich mushroom gravy are perfect over rice, pasta, or couscous. Works great as an entree or appetizer.
Buttermilk Cornbread Shrimp removes the oil factor from traditional fried breaded shrimp because it is baked in the oven. The herbed buttermilk cornbread coating on the shrimp is slightly sweet with a complementary slight touch of heat from ground chipotle chile peppers. This is a good alternative for those who love fried shrimp but are watching their cholesterol intake. The shrimp takes only about 15 minutes to cook, so have everything else ready to go!
Ceviche with Shrimp is one of the most popular dishes for vacationers in the Caribbean and Latin America. It is made by marinating fish and shrimp in citrus juices with herbs and a touch of chile heat. There is no cooking is required, so it is perfect for light summer meals or snacks. It is bright, flavorful, refreshing, and easy to make. Try it as a topper for salads, as a dip with tortilla chips, or just eaten plain as an appetizer. You simply must try this dish to experience the various textures and wonderful flavors. Great for low-carb, low-calorie, and paleo diets.
Texas Caviar will bring Olé raves at your next party or sporting event. This Tex-Mex style of salsa includes beans and white corn, along with the other traditional salsa ingredients of tomatoes, onions, chiles, and cilantro. Here, the chosen beans are canned black-eyed peas, so you can easily put this together. Make it a couple of days in advance so the flavors can meld. Serve with tortilla chips, and you have a crowd-pleasing party appetizer with little effort.
Chicken Deviled Eggs get a boost of flavor from leftover cooked chicken, capers, and mustard. You will love this delightful twist on traditional deviled eggs. Adorned or plain, these little appetizer gems are sure to please everyone at your next party.
Chicken Sausage Meatballs will breathe new life into your standard party appetizer go-to list. Ground chicken can be pretty bland, but not in this recipe. Fresh pork sausage, Parmesan cheese, anchovies (you won’t taste them at all!), and Dijon mustard really kick up the flavor. The tangy caper sauce is the perfect complement.