Give a warm welcome to the summer season with some delicious (and easy!) Memorial Day appetizers. Before you start grilling up your best burger recipes and diving into other Memorial Day recipes, kick things off with a light, refreshing and delicious spread, featuring the season’s best flavors. Just biting into one of these yummy appetizers for Memorial day will get you in a summer state of mind, and prepare you for three months of non-stop backyard games for kids, walks on the beach and poolside days with your favorite summer reads.
1. Cayenne Grilled Eggplant With Fresh Tomato Salad
This perfectly seasoned eggplant dish with a yogurt drizzle is an elevated take on grilled veggies. Just don’t tell anyone how simple the recipe is.
2. Stuffed Tortilla Cups
Avoid turning on the oven with these no-cook, fresh and easy summer appetizers.
3. Melon Mosaic
Make this stunning app by cubing your favorite fruits and cheeses and topping them with salt, pepper, oil, and mint.
4. Chili-Honey-Garlic Shrimp Kebabs
Give your summer go-to — shrimp — a blast of flavor with a sweet and spicy Asian-inspired glaze.
5. Peach and Prosciutto Skewers
Serve up summer’s favorite fruit with a salty, creamy combo of prosciutto and mozzarella.
6. Cherry Tomato Confit
Grab a handful of tomatoes straight from the vine (or ya know, the produce section) to make homemade bruschetta.
7. Fried Green Tomatoes
To give your picnic bold Southern flavor, bust out your skillet and fry a batch of these panko-crusted tomatoes.
8. Herbed Ricotta and Fresh Tomato Tart
This fresh take on cheesy pizza gets summer’s stamp of approval (and yours, too).
9. Egg Salad Blini Bites
Since you know you’ll be filling up on potato and pasta salad (and just about everything else), start off small with these egg-topped pancake minis.
10. Pimiento-Cheese Deviled Eggs
Slightly spicy red peppers and decadent cheese upgrade your classic deviled eggs.
Article Sourced from GoodHousekeeping.com