Looking for deliciously filling vegetarian appetizers? These mouthwatering recipes are perfect for entertaining and hearty enough to be served at a cocktail party. Wash them down with a glass of rosé, bubbly or your favorite beer. Your vegetarian friends will thank you for this delicious bounty. Here's what to make:
ITALIAN CROSTINI WITH BLACK OLIVES
Want to prepare an impressive vegetarian appetizer while spending minimum time in the kitchen? This is the recipe for you.
CREAMED PEA AND LEEK SOUP WITH CROUTONS
Serve this flavorful pea soup in little shooters and you'll have a delicious finger food everyone will love.
INDONESIAN CORN FRITTERS
These spicy fritters are just the thing to serve guests who have an appetite for the exotic.
Pearl onions take on an alluring sweet and sour flavor in this easy vegetarian appetizer recipe. They're great with grilled meats and aged cheese.
POLENTA WITH CAPONATA
For extra flavor prepare the caponata a day in advance then use it to top bite-sized pieces of polenta. Here is the recipe.
SICHUAN GREEN BEANS
A touch of ginger, garlic and chili pasta make these Sichuan-style green beans totally addictive.
STUFFED WHITE CABBAGE
This mouthwatering Italian appetizer features white cabbage 'purses' stuffed with cheese and vegetables.