Canapes are a a staple of the end of year dinnerand it is that these appetizers, in addition to decorating the table and opening the mouth, are the first thing that your customers will try.
With this choice of his 20 easy canapés, you will have a whole selection of varied snacks, delicious and with which you will surprise your guests. In addition, everything is made with simple ingredients and by following the recipe, you will make them in less time than you think. Follow each recipe’s tips and tricks to make it perfect.
Potato cubes with herbs
To prepare these simple appetizers you will need ingredients as simple as potatoes, sliced bread and butter; plus garlic, thyme and parsley for flavor. In 3 steps you’ll have these herb-crusted potato cubes ready. Serve freshly made so the potato is warm and the butter and herb mixture is well au gratin.
Mini tarts in four flavors
With these tarts you will have a wide variety of flavors from sweet to salty in some original combinations, all with their own decoration, that you will love. Make a list of all the necessary ingredients before you go shopping so you don’t leave anything behind.
Puff pastry roses with ham and cheese
Simple, yet delicious and also with an unbeatable presentation. These puff pastry roses are filled with cooked ham and cheese ready in 40 minutes it is the perfect canapé. You only need a sheet of puff pastry, cooked ham, eggs, cheddar cheese and arugula for garnish. To make them perfect, place a piece of baking paper on top of each flower.
Puff pastry baskets filled with Iberian salad
These delicious baked puff pastry baskets are filled with a salad with Manchego cheese, Iberian ham and tomato. Dress your salad with an olive oil-based vinaigrette with a splash of apple cider vinegar. When you have baked the puff pastry and filled it with the salad mixture, sprinkle with some fresh oregano and decorate the baskets with a few sprigs of fresh rosemary.
Truffle with cheese and tapenades
25 minutes is the exact time you will need to prepare these truffles which are made by mixing goat cheese and flower cheese. Inside you will find a heart of olive, and are coated with almond croquettes on the outside. The trick to giving the truffles more flavor and consistency is to season the cheese mixture with salt and pepper and let it rest in the fridge until firm before making the balls.
Pear with Roquefort cheese and acorn ham
A slice of country bread with a slice of pear, crumbled cheese and ham are the ingredients of this appetizer in which the flavors complement each other. Pay attention to the instructions for soften the pear slices and sweeten them with a trick to keep them from rusting. Garnish the toasts with a few leaves of fresh rosemary on top.
Tarts with shrimp and spinach
These small snack size It’s the perfect snack: crispy puff pastry, spinach and shrimp. The recipe, in which you’ll also make your own homemade crust dough (although you can buy refrigerated if you prefer), isn’t complicated at all. Cook the filling by frying an onion in butter, and adding the spinach, a glass of milk and a little cornstarch until it has the consistency of a béchamel sauce. Decorate the tarts with a sauteed shrimp and a cherry.
Baby potatoes with cod and ham
These baked baby potatoes are stuffed with cod and garnished with green asparagus tips, red pepper and a roll of Iberian ham. The secret of this appetizing aperitif is the creamy cod. To prepare it, pour the cream with half a clove of garlic (peeled and without the germ), and when hot, add the cod and let it rest, covered, for 15 minutes.
Duck Wellington with cranberries
If you love sirloin wellington, with this appetizer recipe your guests will be amazed, since in a single bite its juicy flavor duck breast, the softness of the spinach with the cheese, the sweetness of the dried cranberries and the crispiness of the puff pastry. Follow the recipe step by step and in 25 minutes you’ll have this juicy Sirloin Wellington ready.
Red tuna skewers with honey and mustard sauce
These tuna skewers coated in panko and served with mustard and honey sauce make for a luxurious appetizer. The tuna fish it will be juicy with it too egg and panko batter, the finish will be crisper than usual. For the dressing, mix together equal parts Old Fashioned and Dijon mustard and the indicated amount of honey.
Boletus and foie gras croquettes
These croquettes are a great bite: a blend of boletus and foie gras, a crispy batter made with panko, and a side of caramelized shallots flavored with cognac. The secret of course is in the béchamel. Follow the recipe to make them creamy but not runny or too thick.
Scallops with pea puree and oil pearls
One of the richest, most colorful and easiest appetizers is these spooned scallops in mashed peas and wild asparagus. their preparation is from the simplest: prepare a puree with the peas cooked in salted water, remove the scallops from their shell and fry them in a pan with a little olive oil, saute the asparagus and layer the spoons.
Goat cheese truffles with sesame and jam
These sesame-covered goat cheese truffles are presented in a basket with a base of red fruit jam. In 1 hour you will have one delicious homemade appetizer of the simplest in which you will have prepared the dough yourself with flour, butter and egg. It is important to serve the truffles at room temperature so that the texture is creamy and delicate.
Chicken and mushroom vol-au-vents with egg
Poached leek, sauteed and spicy mushrooms baked with cava It is the filling of these vol-au-vents decorated with quail eggs that is a delight. Follow the recipe step by step to get the perfect filling, which is the key to this appetizer. Serve them with quail egg seasoned and garnished with fresh basil leaves.
Filo pastry cups with duck confit and caramelized onion
This is one of the most popular appetizers, and that’s because of the taste, different textures and presentation. It’s very easy to make: get some brick pastry sheets, duck legs, butter, onion, honey and yogurt, as well as lemon, salt and olive oil. In 6 steps You will have this amazing snack ready.
Parmesan chips with beef carpaccio and mustard vinaigrette
Is it possible a beef carpaccio in one bite? With this appetizer, yes. Follow the directions in the recipe to prepare a veal carpaccio roll with arugula heart, wrapped in a crispy Parmesan sheet. If you want to surprise your guests even more, serve them accompanied by mustard mayonnaise.
Marinated sardine puffs with red onion and guacamole
These marinated sardine, red onion and guacamole puffs are a very tasty fresh bite to whet your appetite before dinner. Do it marinated sardines, and let them soak for a few hours in the refrigerator. Bake the puff pastry, prepare a homemade guacamole and saute the red onion with a little olive oil.
Seafood cream with skewer
Not all appetizers need to be solid, this seafood cream with mussel skewers, monkfish and shrimps will be the perfect recipe to welcome your guests with something completely different. is very easy to do and all you need for a good base is a homemade fish stock, a traditional sauce and a hint of cognac.
Cups of gorgonzola cream
In 30 minutes you will have these gorgonzola cream cups ready with a smooth texture. In addition to the cream cheese, they come with some tender sprouts, some slices of zucchini and caramelized walnuts. You can prepare them in advance and keep them in the refrigerator until serving.
Potato mille feuille with dried tomato and octopus
This combination of flavors cannot fail: potato, sundried tomato and octopus. One of the simplest appetizers that you will have ready in less than 1 hour. The advantage is that buy the cooked octopus and cut the potato with the help of a mandolin to obtain very thin slices that will serve as the base for the mille feuille.