Tamara's Appetizers
(Recipe Collection)

25 Recipes Created by TAMARASART

Recipes in this Collection

Garlic Dill Pickle Spread
(no ratings)
Garlic Dill Pickle Spread

Chop Dill Pickles in a Food Processor, Put in Cream Cheese Blend until smooth/chunkySubmitted by TAMARASART

Carbs: 0.2g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 40.7
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks
Very Good 4.2/5
(291 ratings)
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks

We cut the grease and used reduced-fat string cheese to re-create a pub favorite.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.1g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 145.2
Summer Cucumber Salsa
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)
Summer Cucumber Salsa

A new twist on salsa, for using cucumbers from the garden!Submitted by SLINKY78

Carbs: 9.8g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 44.4
World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Very Good 4.5/5
(251 ratings)
World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This slimmed down version of your favorite dip is easy to make--and it's light enough for you to load up on it! Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 73.9
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.2/5
(330 ratings)
Black Bean Hummus

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Spicy Stone Fruit Salsa
Very Good 4.5/5
(15 ratings)
Spicy Stone Fruit Salsa

In summertime, I like to use this stone fruit salsa over fish or chicken, or as a topping for Greek yogurt.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 70.4
Hummus
Very Good 4.0/5
(553 ratings)
Hummus

A healthy and filling middle eastern dip! Eat it as an appetizer or snack with some pita. Why buy your hummus ready made from the store, when you can make it yourself?Submitted by GRANT_ME_WINGS

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 69.3
Oven-Roasted Tomatoes
Very Good 4.5/5
(69 ratings)
Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

Load up on Roma tomatoes when they're in season, then dry them in the oven to intensify their flavor and savor them all year round. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 28.9
Tomatillo Salsa Verde
Very Good 4.6/5
(16 ratings)
Tomatillo Salsa Verde

This prize-winning tomatillo salsa will turn any meal into a fiesta!Submitted by BGGARDEN

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.9g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 29
Fat Free Seven Layer Bean Dip
Very Good 4.5/5
(8 ratings)
Fat Free Seven Layer Bean Dip

Great healthy option for a potluck. Without the olives it's completely fat free! You can add jalepenos for an extra kick. Add avacado or turkey chili to make it more filling for a meal (will add fat).Submitted by NICOLEGT125

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 5g | Calories: 58.5
Black Bean Basil Hummus
Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)
Black Bean Basil Hummus

One day I decided to substitute a can of black beans for garbanzo beans while making hummus. t might actually be better than garbanzo bean hummus. I added the basil because I had some growing in my garden.Submitted by YARDENXANTHE

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 63.9
Maple Almond Granola
Very Good 4.2/5
(49 ratings)
Maple Almond Granola

Granola is incredibly affordable when you make it yourself. This recipe combines some of my favorite ingredients: maple syrup, almond butter and seeds!Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 23.1g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 198.9
T's Stuffed Mushrooms
(no ratings)
T's Stuffed Mushrooms

Submitted by TAMARASART

Carbs: 9.9g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 5g | Calories: 97
Mini Taco Cups
Very Good 4.4/5
(52 ratings)
Mini Taco Cups

These bite-size tacos are always a hit in our house! Have some fun with this recipe; try adding chopped chives, avocado, different varieties of beans, or red onions.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.9g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 40.4
Polenta Rounds with Creamy Pesto
Good 3.7/5
(15 ratings)
Polenta Rounds with Creamy Pesto

This simple and delicious appetizer is very festive--red and green for the holidays. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.6g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 41.4
BLT Potato Snacks
Good 3.9/5
(54 ratings)
BLT Potato Snacks

A lighter take on a pub favorite! For extra veggies, top with chopped tomatoes. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.1g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 128.4
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
FANNETASTIC FOOD'S Cinnamon Raisin Almond Balls
Very Good 4.4/5
(333 ratings)
FANNETASTIC FOOD'S Cinnamon Raisin Almond Balls

These are SUPER easy, quick, and amazing perfect for snacking on the go. Submitted by FANNETASTICFOOD

Carbs: 26.7g | Fat: 12.1g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 220.3
Cheesy Grilled Banana Peppers
Very Good 4.4/5
(88 ratings)
Cheesy Grilled Banana Peppers

These sophisticated popped are stuffed with creamy Gouda cheese, a bit of bacon, and tomatoes. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10.4g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 8.9g | Calories: 144.1
Layered Mexican Dip with Baked Lime Chips
Very Good 4.4/5
(55 ratings)
Layered Mexican Dip with Baked Lime Chips

My dip has all the flavor of the original, but it's much easier on the waistline. I prefer to eat this "dip" with a fork or raw vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 7.5g | Protein: 11.2g | Calories: 197.3
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