8 Easy Appetizers That Are Ready in Three Steps

Loaded Black Bean Dip

Simplify the classic 7-layer black bean dip by heating and seasoning refried beans, then topping with fresh vegetables for a texturally exciting dip.

Canapés with Peach, Sage & Prosciutto

These versatile canapés offer endless variations try plums and tarragon, cherries and mint, or apricots and chervil. Mix softened goat cheese with honey if you can't find honey chèvre.

Chile Con Queso

Enjoy a healthier version of chile con queso with reduced fat and calories. This Tex-Mex dip features a low-fat white sauce, sharp Cheddar, and a splash of beer for flavor.

Caprese Skewers

Layer classic caprese salad ingredients onto skewers for a quick and easy appetizer perfect for any party. These tomato-mozzarella-basil skewers are easy to assemble and perfect for a party.

Air-Fryer Jalapeño Poppers

Upgrade classic jalapeño poppers with a crispy coating in an air fryer, filled with cream cheese, pepper, and Buffalo sauce. To save time, you can stuff the peppers ahead of the party.

Air-Fryer Cauliflower Gnocchi with Marinara Dipping Sauce

These tasty bites feature cauliflower gnocchi with a crispy, cheesy coating outside and a tender middle, perfect for dipping in marinara sauce.

Easy Scallion-Salmon Dip

Inspired by smoked salmon and cream cheese, this spread is ideal for bagels or as a dip with bagel chips, using leftovers from Miso-Maple Salmon.

Watermelon, Cucumber & Feta Salad

This healthy salad combines juicy watermelon and cucumbers with creamy, salty feta and bright mint, making it a refreshing side salad for summer BBQs.