10 Crowd-Pleasing Appetizers for Your Next Potluck
These can be filled with a mixture of cheese, breadcrumbs, and herbs. You can also add some sausage or crabmeat for an extra flavor boost.
These are simple and elegant. Skewer a cherry tomato, a small piece of mozzarella cheese, and a basil leaf. Drizzle with balsamic glaze before serving.
Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Always a crowd-pleaser, serve this creamy dip warm with tortilla chips, pita chips, or slices of baguette.
Mini Quiches or Tartlets
These can be made with a variety of fillings like cheese, vegetables, and meats, and are perfect for a bite-sized appetizer.
Toast slices of baguette and top them with a mixture of diced tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar.
Cheese and Charcuterie Board: A selection of cheeses, cured meats, nuts, fruits, and crackers can cater to all tastes and dietary preferences.
Veggie Platter with Hummus
A healthy and colorful option. Serve an assortment of raw vegetables like carrots, celery, bell peppers, and cucumbers with a bowl of hummus.
Asian Lettuce Wraps
Fill lettuce leaves with a mixture of ground chicken or pork, vegetables, and a savory sauce.
A classic favorite, these can be made traditional or with creative fillings like avocado or bacon.
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Another popular choice, this spicy, cheesy dip is great with celery sticks or tortilla chips.
Remember to consider any potential dietary restrictions of the potluck attendees, such as vegetarian, gluten-free, or nut allergies, when selecting your dish.