Summer parties are all about grilling and having friends over. The best way to have a party to keep your guests happy and their tummies full. If you’re not sure what meals to serve, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered.
Here are some the of best summer appetizers in 2018!
Make room for this tried-and-true classic finger food, and they’re guaranteed to be a hit at your next party.
1/4 cup mayonnaise
One teaspoon white vinegar
One teaspoon yellow mustard
1/8 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Smoked Spanish paprika, for garnish
– Place eggs in a pan and cover with enough water that there are 1 1/2 inches of water above the eggs. Put the heat on high until water begins to boil, then cover, turn the heat to low, and cook for 1 minute. Separate from heat and leave covered for 14 minutes, then rinse under cold water continuously for 1 minute.
– Crack egg shells and thoroughly peel under cold running water. Slice the eggs in half lengthwise while removing yolks, and placing the whites on a serving platter. Smash the yolks using a fork. Add vinegar, mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper, and mix well.
– Evenly spread teaspoons of the yolk mixture into the egg whites. Sprinkle with paprika and serve.
Rosemary Grilled Bread
This bread is excellent for bruschetta or dips or to eat plain! It’s so good!
Two tablespoons olive oil
One tablespoon sea salt
One tablespoon fresh ground black pepper
One tablespoon dried rosemary
– Cut the bread about 12 slices at about 3/4 of an inch thick each.
– Thinly coat both sides of the bread with olive oil.
– Sprinkle sea salt, pepper, and rosemary on one side of the bread slices. Gently press down on the spices to help them stick, then flip the slices over and sprinkle the spices on the other side.
– Grill over medium-high heat about 5 minutes on each side, until the bread is toasty and light grill marks appear.
For a Mexican vibe, create this avocado-based dip, , invented by the Aztecs long ago and now a favorite around the world.
Four ripe Haas avocados
Three tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (1 lemon)
Eight dashes hot pepper sauce
1/2 cup small-diced red onion (1 small onion)
One large garlic clove, minced
One teaspoon kosher salt
One teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
One medium tomato, seeded, and small-diced
– Cut the avocados in 1/2, remove the pits, and scoop the flesh out of their shells into a large bowl. You can use your hands.
– Quickly add the lemon juice, hot pepper sauce, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper and toss well. Dice the avocados.
– Then, add the tomatoes. Mix well and taste for salt and pepper
This summer party snack will surely make your guests hungry for more! With its yellow and red tomatoes, this in-season bites only need a dash of oil, garlic, and basil.
16 whole fresh basil leaves, chiffonade
One stick butter
Four tablespoons olive oil
Five cloves garlic, finely minced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1-pint red grape tomatoes halved lengthwise
One whole baguette or crusty loaf
1-pint yellow grape tomatoes halved lengthwise
One tbsp balsamic vinegar
– Cook the oil over medium-high heat in a small skillet. Add the garlic and stir, gently frying for about a minute, removing before the garlic gets too brown. Put the garlic and oil into a mixing bowl and allow to cool slightly.
– Add the tomatoes, balsamic and basil to the bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stir to combine, and then taste and add more basil if needed, and more salt if needed. Now, put on the lid and let it freeze for an hour or so.
– Using a sharp knife, cut the baguette diagonally. Melt four tablespoons of the butter in a large skillet and grill half the bread on both sides, making sure they’re sweet and buttery. Grill until golden brown on both sides. Repeat with the remaining another half of the bread.
– Give the tomato blend a final stir, and then spread over the slices of bread.
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