Nicoise Toast is an easy appetizer, snack or light meal made using basic pantry staples like canned tuna, tomatoes, sourdough bread, mayonnaise, smoked paprika, and Kalamata Olives. Once you try this flavorsome appetizer recipe, you’ll want to have it every time your hunger pangs kick in!
Best Hummus Ever!! Throughout the years, I have made several changes to the original hummus recipe. This time with the garnishes and I added the Roasted Red Pepper. The sweet pepper gives another dimension of flavor and a crunchy nutty taste from the pine nuts. This dish is a hit when I have parties with friends and family. They always ask me to give them this Easy 1-2-3 recipe.
Formed as a cake or muffins, this Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread has a rich, savory flavor with a touch of sweetness. This special cornbread is made with fine ground polenta, chili brown butter, sautéed diced jalapeno, and topped with a honey glaze. The best way to eat it is by spreading chili brown butter on it with a pinch of smoked paprika sea salt.
Crushed Greek Green Olive Crostini is an easy and quick party appetizer for any occasion. With just a few ingredients you can surprise your guests with a tasty party bite. These crostini are made with toasted baguettes, crushed Greek green olives, grated Parmesan, Greek olive oil & garlic. One of my Easy 1-2-3 recipes.
Black Bean and Avocado Crostini is the ultimate Mediterranean appetizer or snack that deliciously combines the creaminess of black beans and avocado. It’s a terrific snack idea for evenings and a delectably easy appetizer for your parties.
Veggie Quesadillas are packed with Mexican southwest flavors. These vegetarian quesadillas are stuffed with seasoned skillet-charred corn & zucchini, black beans and Monterrey jack cheese. Then top with scallions, cilantro, and Cherry Tomato-Avocado Salsa, or any of your favorite Mexican garnishes.
Spiced lamb meatballs are easy to make and packed with Mediterranean flavors of spices and herbs like fresh mint, parsley, cilantro, cumin, turmeric, paprika, oregano, onion & garlic. This lamb meatball recipe is perfect as an appetizer or as a main dish. Serve on a bed of Greek yogurt and a Piquillo pepper pesto.
Learn how to make the best guacamole recipe, how to keep guacamole from turning brown, and how to pick the perfect avocado. This recipe is easy & quick to make using ingredients like ripe avocado, lime, cilantro, jalapeño, ground coriander, ground cumin, sea salt, bacon, charred corn and cotija cheese.
Époisses Ham Apple Tart has a rich and complex flavor. Bite into a wonderful flaky crust surrounding a savory custard filling made with eggs, salty deli ham, heavy cream, sweet apples, and Époisses – the most delicious stinky French Cheese. Find out how to make this easy & delicious tart.
Fresh Stuffed Squash Blossoms are filled with creamy burrata and Kalamata Olive & Oregano Spread. The olive spread is from Greece made with Mediterranean ingredients like kalamata olives, oregano, and vinegar. The squash blossoms in their raw state look beautiful on your table with the vibrant orange-yellow color of these edible flowers. This recipe is so easy, how could it not be one of our ‘easy 1-2-3 recipes’?